SDCC ’17: Dark Horse Announces Acquisition Of Digital Rights For 38 Volumes Of Berserk Manga
by Hannah Means Shannon
As part of their slate of SDCC ’17 announcements coinciding with the convention running this week in San Diego, Dark Horse have announced a development in their relationship with Berserk Manga.
Celebrating the release of Berserk Volume 38, Dark Horse has announced the acquisition of digital rights to for the full Berserk manga library (Volumes 1–38).
Running for over 25 years in Japan, Berserk is one of the most popular and longest-running seinen series ever published in North America, and with over 1.2 million copies sold, Berserk has recently joined the New York Times best-selling manga list. Dark Horse Manga has published print editions of creator Kentaro Miura’s (Giganto Maxia, Japan, King of Wolves) Berserk since 2003.
Berserk Volume 38 brings Guts and company to the isle of Skellig in hopes that elven magic can cure the afflicted Casca, but the cure could come at a deadly cost. Meanwhile, Guts’ Band of the Hawk comrade Rickert journeys to the city of Falconia, the seat of power for Griffith, the resurrected former Hawks commander. But the glittering towers of Falconia cast the darkest of shadows, and a legion of demonic monstrosities dwell in the darkness!
Digitial editions of Berserk Volumes 1–38 are now available to purchase on Digital.Darkhorse.com, Apple’s iBookstore, Amazon Kindle, Kobo, Barnes & Noble’s NOOK, Comixology, and Google Play.