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VIZ Media Announces "Dr. Stone" Graphic Novel Series
By The Editor
August 10, 2018 - 03:16

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Science Meets The Stone Age In New Shonen Jump Series From The Writer Of EYESHIELD 21

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, delivers the new dystopian manga adventure DR. STONE on September 4th, 2018.

DR. STONE is written by Riichiro Inagaki (EYESHIELD 21) with art by Boichi. The series is rated ‘T’ for Teens and will be published in print under the Shonen Jump imprint with an MSRP of $9.99 U.S. / $12.99 CAN. DR. STONE also launches digitally on September 4th via and the VIZ Manga App, as well as from the Nook, Kobo, Kindle, iBooks, comiXology, and Google Play stores. Future volumes of the series will be published on a bimonthly basis.

In DR. STONE, one fateful day all of humanity is suddenly turned to stone. Many millennia later, high school student Taiju frees himself from the petrification and finds himself surrounded by statues. The situation looks grim—until he runs into his science-loving friend Senku! Together they plan to restart civilization with the power of science!

“DR. STONE blends a compelling story, characters, and richly detailed artwork with real world scientific principles to form an intriguing new series,” says John Bae, Editor. “We invite readers to discover DR. STONE this September!”

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