The award-winning manga series, 20th Century Boys, will be rereleased in a new deluxe omnibus edition this coming September 18th. The title is a sci-fi adventure written and illustrated by Naoki Urasawa and follows a group of boys who try to save the world and prevent the extinction of mankind.
This Perfect Edition Vol. 1 will have two complete volumes from the 22-volume series and will include new cover art and some select pages with original color presentation. The omnibuses will be published by Viz Media and retail for $19.99. Subsequent Perfect Edition volumes will be released on a quarterly basis.
Editor Mark De Vera says:
20TH CENTURY BOYS is one of Naoki Urasawa’s best known and most beloved works. Urasawa has become one of the most respected creators not only among manga fans but also among a widespread comics and graphic novel fanbase around the world. We invite new and longstanding fans to enjoy the PERFECT EDITIONS of this extraordinary manga series.
The series has received critical acclaim and a great deal of recognition, including two Eisner awards. It was even adapted into a live action trilogy for film.