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Wednesday, July 21, 2004
  CMX: "We Will Sell No Manga Before Its Time"
Don't know if this is already common knowledge or not, but there's a CMX mini-site over at DC now.  It's pretty sparse at the moment, consisting mainly of descriptions of the three previously-announced titles (complete with interior preview art), but there's also a little more info on some of the upcoming books, such as Swan, Musashi Number Nine, The Devil Does Exist, Gals!, and Phantom Thief Jeanne.  There's also the standard comic company hype:
CMX is putting the extra time and energy into getting it right. We're working with the best translators, some them hand-picked by the creators themselves! We're using the latest hi-tech digital production techniques and putting it all in a great package, because we care as much about these books as you do.

In fact, some top manga creators — ones who haven't let anyone near their work before — trust our dedication to their vision so much they they picked US to bring you the first-ever authorized editions of their work anywhere outside of Japan. Now, that's cool.

Whether you're a die-hard manga fan, a casual reader, or a first-timer wondering what the heck you've got in your hands, we think you'll see the difference.
Not only that, but CMX manga is so fine, so pure, so sublime -- we think you'll be able to taste the difference as well.  So EAT IT, Tokyopop, Viz, and all you other inferior manga publishers!  CMX is like a well-aged sake that delights the palate, while your manga dishonors not only you but your ancestors as well.
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