(W) Yasuko Kobayashi (A) Kazasa Sumita (C) Blond (Cov) Sumita
The ground-breaking twelve issue manga series is collected in its entirety in a single volume for the first time! Originally serialized in Japan's CHAMPION RED magazine and re-formatted and colored for an American audience, WITCHBLADE TAKERU MANGA introduces a brand new Witchblade bearer in young high school student Takeru. Written by WITCHBLADE ANIME head writer Yasuko Kobayashi, with art by manga superstar Kazasa Sumita, Takeru confronts killer monks, demons, the US military and even the Witchblade itself in this mammoth collection. Also includes all 12 original covers by series artist Sumita created exclusively for the American audience plus variant cover images by Marc Silvestri (X-MEN: MESSIAH COMPLEX), David Mack (KABUKI), Tyler Kirkham (NEW AVENGERS/TRANSFORMERS), Eric Basaldua (WITCHBLADE/DEVI), and Christian Gossett (THE RED STAR). Collects WITCHBLADE TAKERU MANGA #1-12.