||Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt
Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Author: Yasuo Ohtagaki
Original: Hajime Yatate, Yoshiyuki Tomino
Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt, which runs in Big Comics Superior, hits bookstores in a collected volume this October 30th!
Yasuo Ohtagaki, master of space manga, brings you an unseen side of the One Year War in Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt.
Here on Gundam.info, we're proud to feature a mesage from Ohtagaki himself and special colored pages to commemorate the first vlume's release!
The first volume of Thunderbolt is finally here! Myself, the editors, and the designers have all put decades of experience to work in this series.
I hope you enjoy it as much as we did!
May the passion for Gundam reignite in our generation's hearts! Sieg Zeon!
Yasuo Ohtagaki draws a new One Year War!
The "Universal Century" begins when humanity, facing overpopulation, emigrates to space. In U.C. 0079, Side 3, the furthest colony from Earth, proclaims the "Principality of Zeon" and declares independence from the Earth Federation. War breaks out. After nearly a year of war, in an area of space known as the "Thunderbolt Sector" crowded with destroyed space colonies and sunken warships, the Earth Federation attempts to wrest control from Prinicipality forces...
Yasuo Ohtagaki, author of the realistic space exploration drama Moonlight Mile, returns to his roots with Mobile Suit Gundam! Young heroes clash on a background of shocking mecha action and Yasuo Ohtagaki's hyper-detailed backgrounds!
You can read chapter 1 for free on the site set up to promote the TPB launch!
Don't miss it!
Read Chapter 1 free here!