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51st State Ultimate Edition by Portal Games Coming Soon to Gamefound

Portal Games announced the 51st State Ultimate Edition is coming soon to Gamefound and will included new content with the crowdfunding campaign The campaign launches in February 2022 with component upgrades, reprints of hard-to-find content, and a new expansion, No Man’s Land, designed by Ignacy Trzewiczek. 51st State was originally published in 2010, and was a breakout success for Portal Games. Set in the same universe as the fan favorite Neuroshima Hex , 51st State offered players a new way to fight for resources in the wastelands of America. The release of the 51st State Master Set in 2016 brought together the core game and both the original expansions, Winter and New Era in one box with an all-new look and improved gameplay. Three additional expansions have since been released for the Master Set, growing the line to a fan favorite. Portal Games wants to give players the definitive experience they deserve with the 51st State Ultimate Edition.  The 51st State Ultimate Edition coming

Viz Media Licensor of Tiger & Bunny

Viz Media  announced on Friday that it has been named the exclusive American product licensor for the series  Tiger & Bunny . Viz plans to release a range of merchandise based on the show, aimed at males between 14 and 25 years old. In a press release, Tracy Hanchett, Director of Consumer Products, said: “With its multi-textured characters and unique blend of comedy and over the top action, the  Tiger & Bunny  brand is ideally suited to a range of product merchandising options across all categories for the key male 14-25 demographic." VIZ will showcase the property to potential merchandise partners during the 2011 Licensing International Expo, held in Las Vegas from June 14 to 16.

Stargazing Dog & Yuichi Yokoyama Manga on Amazon

The online retailer Amazon is now listing for the book  Stargazing Dog , by manga creator  Takashi Murakami . Publisher NBM Books has confirmed with that it plans to release the book in November. Amazon is also listing a volume titled  Yuichi Yokoyama: Color Engineering   from publisher PictureBox . Yokoyama's short story "Book" was featured in PictureBox's  New Engineering  anthology and was nominated for an Eisner Award in 2008. ANN has confirmed that publisher Harper Collins, which had a co-publishing and distribution deal with  Tokyopop  from 2006 until the beginning of 2011, will continue the original comic series  Vampire Kisses . An Amazon listing for  Vampire Kisses: Graveyard Games #1  currently shows a release date of September 27, and Katherine Tegen Books, a Harper Collins imprint, as the publisher. An editor working on the project told that work had begun on the book prior to  Tokyopop 's closure. The closure caused a delay in the book's