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Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) comic books

  • Issue #1A
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 1A

    Brown cover; half of face Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1B
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 1B

    Blue cover; 2 women, 1 w/ wings Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #2A
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 2A

    Purple cover; girl floating by Kia Asamiya The ultimate Japanese sword and sorcery tale brought to you by CPM and Kia Asamiya, creator of Steam Detectives and Silent Möbius! As seen in the pages of Japan's NewType magazine, Dark Angel has been one of the hottest manga series in Japan for years. In this issue: continuing their pilgrimage, Dark and Kyo discover that they have trespassed into the Eastern Territory of the Four Winds. And the penalty for such an intrusion is death! Now they must explain their actions to the ruler of the land, the lovely but lethal Lin and her henchman Xiao! b&w, 32pg$2.95" Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #2B
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 2B

    by Kia Asamiya The ultimate Japanese sword and sorcery tale brought to you by CPM and Kia Asamiya, creator of Steam Detectives and Silent Möbius! As seen in the pages of Japan's NewType magazine, Dark Angel has been one of the hottest manga series in Japan for years. In this issue: continuing their pilgrimage, Dark and Kyo discover that they have trespassed into the Eastern Territory of the Four Winds. And the penalty for such an intrusion is death! Now they must explain their actions to the ruler of the land, the lovely but lethal Lin and her henchman Xiao! b&w, 32pg$2.95" Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #3
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 3

    by Kia Asamiya From the creator of Steam Detectives and Silent Möbius! Having staved of the attacks of Tou, Dark must now go up against Chao, the beautiful ex-lover of his dead master, Sou. Believing Dark deliberately killed Sou to assume his position, Chao is out for vengeance and not pulling any punches! Dark is in for the battle of his life against Chao and her power to control the winds. b&w, 32pg$2.95" Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #4A
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 4A

    Girl w/ angel wings. by Kia Asamiya Darks face-off with Chao, the wind-warrior, continues ? and ends ? with a surprising outcome! However, one of the casualties of their fight is an unexpected one as they find Kyo has become an innocent victim of the brawl. We also meet Pan, a representative from the capital, Oukoku. And the shocks continue as this issue features the return of Sou, Darks master?!? This issue will feature a variant cover. b&w, 32pg" Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #4B
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 4B

    Guy perched on a rock. by Kia Asamiya Darks face-off with Chao, the wind-warrior, continues ? and ends ? with a surprising outcome! However, one of the casualties of their fight is an unexpected one as they find Kyo has become an innocent victim of the brawl. We also meet Pan, a representative from the capital, Oukoku. And the shocks continue as this issue features the return of Sou, Darks master?!? This issue will feature a variant cover. b&w, 32pg" Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #5A
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 5A

    by Kia Asamiya Another opponent enters the fray. Mounted upon his armored steed, Pan comes to settle an old rivalry with the Red Phoenix. Dark comes face to face with this new threat, but what course of action will he chose? Will he chose honor and fight Pan or will he chose loyalty and save the life of the dying Kyo? Original story and art. b&w, 32pg" Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #5B
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 5B
    Published Sep 1999 by CPM.

    by Kia Asamiya Another opponent enters the fray. Mounted upon his armored steed, Pan comes to settle an old rivalry with the Red Phoenix. Dark comes face to face with this new threat, but what course of action will he chose? Will he chose honor and fight Pan or will he chose loyalty and save the life of the dying Kyo? Original story and art. b&w, 32pg" Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #6
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 6

    by Kia Asasmiya Dark's journey to Oukoku takes him into more unfamiliar territory as he winds up in Seijyu, the Western territory. It is a land filled with strange humans with stranger powers. Dark is witness to the strangest battle of all when he sees humans morph into animal forms. As the burly bear of a man, Go, takes on the lithe tiger. So, Dark wonders if this is a journey he will indeed survive! b&w, 32pg" Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #7
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 7

    by Kia Asamiya Continuing their journey through the Western Territory, Dark and Kyo are at odds over how to proceed. Their quarreling is interrupted by an old man who seems friendly enough. However, it turns out that this man is Rin, a deadly master swordsman. Having heard of Dark's skills, he has come to challenge Dark for himself and Dark is put to a grueling test. b&w, 32pg" Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #8
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 8

    by Kia Asamiya Continuing their journey through the Western Territory, Dark recovers from his wounds suffered in battle against Rin, the deadly master swordsman. Kyo helps heal Dark as the two stay at Rin's house, now as his guests, as he is satisfied that Dark has the true abilities to uphold the title of Phantom Saint of the Red Phoenix. We also meet Sho, Phantom Saint of the White Tiger, and his beautiful sidekick Bee. b&w, 32pg" Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #9
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 9

    by Kia Asamiya When the saints of the North come calling, Shou is forced into a showdown with En, their leader. Their sudden arrival distracts him from the battle at hand that has now moved into his palace grounds. Ryo, from Dark's homeland of Nanban, takes on Gou, the murderous bear demon. Dark has also arrived on the scene, as has Soo, the White Tiger that has been tracking Gou. Does Gou stand a chance against these three skilled warriors? b&w, 32pg" Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #10
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 10
    Published Feb 2000 by CPM.

    by Kia Asamiya It's the climax of a fantastic battle between Gou, the murderous bear demon, and his three skilled warrior opponents. Powerful action and incredible swordsmanship are displayed as Gou faces Dark, Ryo (who has followed Dark from his homeland Nanban), and Soo the White Tiger, who has been pursuing Gou. Strength and skill meet demonic power in an action-packed issue that sees the destruction of Shou's palace as three skilled warriors fight for their lives against a towering opponent! b&w, 32pg" Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #11
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 11

    by Kia Asamiya Dark-Sama's quest to fulfill his role as the Phantom Saint of the Red Phoenix has led him into a battle with Gou, the murderous bear demon. Dark is swallowed up by the earth, and the angel-winged spirit guide, Kyo, is assaulted by the gorgeous and powerful Bee, who mocks her and her quest to guide Dark to his destiny! b&w, 32pg Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #12
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 12
    Published Apr 2000 by CPM.

    by Kia Asamiya After being swallowed up by the earth, the Dark Angel rises transformed, with immense dark wings as he prepares for a climactic battle ? but Shou-Sama also transforms to face Dark, summoning the Beast Within, the Fangs of White Tiger! Swords shatter and are cast aside as the two heroes meet in mortal combat, and the very forces of nature seem to join the fray as cliffs crumble, the heavens open, and winds swirl around the battlefield. b&w, 32pg Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #13
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 13
    Published May 2000 by CPM.
  • Issue #14
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 14
    Published Jun 2000 by CPM.

    by Kia Asamiya Manga superstar Kia Asamiya's (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, Nadesico) greatest comic series continues in another fabulously drawn issue! The beautiful Lin has undertaken a quest to recover the golden orb that was the rightful possession of her ancestors of the House of the Blue Dragon. After setting sail in a magnificent galleon, a fierce storm appears from nowhere, and Lin is shipwrecked on a desolate, rocky coast. Another exciting, action-filled tale from the Master of Manga! b&w, 32pg Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #15
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 15
    Published Jul 2000 by CPM.

    by Kia Asamiya Manga superstar Kia Asamiya's (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, Nadesico) greatest comic series continues in another fabulously drawn issue. The beautiful Leen has undertaken a quest to recover the golden orb that was the rightful possession of her ancestors of the House of the Blue Dragon. But after a shipwreck, she discovers that she has been targeted by the warriors of the Divine Dragon... and in the Dragon's Lair, she meets her captors, Yoh, Kei, and Hon. But the danger mounts further when she discovers that they have conspired with the gorgeous and deadly Nie, the Black Dragon, to murder her and take her kingdom! Another exciting, action-filled tale from the Master of Manga! b&w, 32pg Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #16
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 16
    Published Aug 2000 by CPM.

    by Kia Asamiya Manga superstar Kia Asamiya's (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, Nadesico) greatest comic series continues in another fabulously drawn issue. The beautiful Leen has undertaken a quest to recover the golden orb that was the rightful possession of her ancestors of the House of the Blue Dragon. But after a shipwreck, she discovers that she has been targeted by the warriors of the Divine Dragon... and in the Dragon's Lair, she meets her captors, Yoh, Kei, and Hon. But the danger mounts further when she discovers that they have conspired with the gorgeous and deadly Nie, the Black Dragon, to murder her and take her kingdom! Another exciting, action-filled tale from the Master of Manga! b&w, 32pg Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #17
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 17
    Published Sep 2000 by CPM.

    by Kia Asamiya Manga superstar Kia Asamiya's (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, Nadesico) greatest comic series continues in another fabulously drawn issue. The beautiful Leen has undertaken a quest to recover the golden orb that was the rightful possession of her ancestors of the House of the Blue Dragon. But after a shipwreck, she discovers that she has been targeted by the warriors of the Divine Dragon... and in the Dragon's Lair, she meets her captors, Yoh, Kei, and Hon. But the danger mounts further when she discovers that they have conspired with the gorgeous and deadly Nie, the Black Dragon, to murder her and take her kingdom! Another exciting, action-filled tale from the Master of Manga! Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #18
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 18

    by Kia Asamiya Manga superstar Kia Asamiya's (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, Nadesico) greatest comic series continues in another fabulously drawn issue. The beautiful Leen has undertaken a quest to recover the golden orb that was the rightful possession of her ancestors of the House of the Blue Dragon. But after a shipwreck, she discovers that she has been targeted by the warriors of the Divine Dragon... and in the Dragon's Lair, she meets her captors, Yoh, Kei, and Hon. But the danger mounts further when she discovers that they have conspired with the gorgeous and deadly Nie, the Black Dragon, to murder her and take her kingdom! Another exciting, action-filled tale from the Master of Manga! b&w, 32pg Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #19
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 19
    Published Nov 2000 by CPM.

    by Kia Asamiya Manga superstar Kia Asamiya's (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, Nadesico) greatest comic series continues in another fabulously drawn issue. The beautiful Leen has undertaken a quest to recover the golden orb that was the rightful possession of her ancestors of the House of the Blue Dragon. But after a shipwreck, she discovers that she has been targeted by the warriors of the Divine Dragon... and in the Dragon's Lair, she meets her captors, Yoh, Kei, and Hon. But the danger mounts further when she discovers that they have conspired with the gorgeous and deadly Nie, the Black Dragon, to murder her and take her kingdom! Another exciting, action-filled tale from the Master of Manga! b&w, 32pg Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #20A
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 20A
    Published Dec 2000 by CPM.

    By Kia Asamiya. Cover by James O'Barr. Continuing Dark's incredible journey from his own magical world of Oukoku to a strange new world which is like our world, or maybe a dystopian future like Mad Max or Tank Girl! It's a world where planes and a giant tank -- the "metal beast" -- destroy innocent villages filled with women and children. Featuring an alternate cover by James O'Barr, creator of The Crow! 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #20B
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 20B
    Published Dec 2000 by CPM.

    By Kia Asamiya. Continuing Dark's incredible journey from his own magical world of Oukoku to a strange new world which is like our world, or maybe a dystopian future like Mad Max or Tank Girl! It's a world where planes and a giant tank -- the "metal beast" -- destroy innocent villages filled with women and children. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #21
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 21
    Published Jan 2001 by CPM.

    By Kia Asamiya. Dark begins a new adventure when he meets a mysterious stranger dressed in Bedouin robes, while he and Kyo struggle to cross the Rakan Desert. Dark's suspicions are aroused when the nameless wanderer asks to be hired as a guide, and warns Dark and his spirit helper that the desert is controlled by a bandit gang, the Gairana. Meanwhile, Dark's fellow Phantom Saint, En, prepares to marshal his forces to confront the Gairana, as the clouds of war sail over the world of Oukoku and Dark Angel. Who are the fearsome Gairana? What treachery is the desert traveler planning? 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #22
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 22
    Published Feb 2001 by CPM.

    By Kia Asamiya. Dark Angel meets a chick in chain mail? In the middle of a desert that makes the Namib look like Lake Tahoe? Is this girl gonna hand him his head? Muzon, the punk-haired armored babe of the gang captures Kyo...and takes away Dark's magical sword, Shinrouen. Will Dark survive his newest challenge in the trackless desert wastes? 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #23
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 23
    Published Apr 2001 by CPM.

    By Kia Asamiya. Dark Angel faces his greatest challenge yet when he meets the bandit gang, the Gairana, in the trackless wastes of the Rakan Desert. The final showdown is taking place in...the Coliseum? Ancient Rome was never like this, when a chick in chain mail and her evil partners push Dark to the limit -- until he finds an unexpected group of allies in three tough fighters, including the gorgeous, long-haired, whip-wielding Sen. They are out to annihilate the bandits and they're even more motivated when they find out what the Gairana have done to Kyo. Dark's beautiful Tinkerbelle-sized spirit helper was tied up and nailed to a wall! 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #24
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 24
    Published May 2001 by CPM.

    By Kia Asamiya. Dark Angel is in the battle of his life when he meets the bandit gang, the Gairana, in the Roman Coliseum of the Rakan Desert. This gang has one tough punk chick in chain mail and a crew of armored bad guys, and they're ready to hand Dark his head now that they've tied up Kyo, Dark's beautiful Tinkerbelle-sized spirit helper and nailed her to a wall! Fists and whips fly as Dark and his allies take on the bandits, but who will rescue Kyo? Another tiny spirit guide, Sekka, appears unexpectedly, ready to take on the bandits to save her friend. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #25
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 25
    Published Jun 2001 by CPM.

    By Kia Asamiya. This powerful and moving issue of Dark Angel finds Dark in the battle of his life when he and his allies meet a bandit gang in the Roman Coliseum. Kyo, Dark's beautiful Tinkerbelle-sized spirit helper, has been tied up and nailed to a wall, so her friend Sekka joins Dark in his battle. Her tiny body contains powerful magic forces, and she takes on the biggest bad guy, while the beautiful, longhaired Sen tackles a ship-wielding chick in chain mail! 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #26
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 26
    Published Jul 2001 by CPM.

    By Kia Asamiya. Sailor Moon's got nothing on the beautiful Sen in the transformation department when Dark's gorgeous ally joins him in the fight of his life against a really evil gang of bandits, the Gairana. Sen loses all her clothes, and replaces them with tough-girl armor that makes her look like a cross between a knight and a biker in a great transformation scene. Meanwhile, the mysterious stranger in a burnoose who's been leading Dark through the trackless desert joins in the battle, and begins to kick some hoodlum butt! 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #27
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 27
    Published Aug 2001 by CPM.

    By Kia Asamiya. Dark is in the fight of his life with the strangest and meanest bandit gang imaginable. If the Terminator were female with a Cyclops eye, then that would be the gal Dark's friend Sen takes on. Sen gets it on, with a full suit or armor, and when she blasts the female bandit, it turns out that was no lady -- that was a cyborg! The action gets hotter as the desert sands swirl around Dark, Sen and the mysterious burnoosed stranger as they battle the meanest bandits ever to take on a band of heroes. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #28
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 28
    Published Sep 2001 by CPM.

    By Kia Asamiya. Kia Asamiya unleashes "fists of fury" in this issue, as one of the Gairana bandit gang launches detachable mailed fists at Dark and his ally, the mysterious stranger in a burnoose! And at last, the stranger reveals himself, and a heck of a fighter he is: Tan, the White Lion, a powerful fighter in armor! It's an all-out desert fight, and Dark and his friends may not survive it. Dark's beautiful spirit helper Kyo is a helpless victim of these evil criminals and it seems impossible to rescue her while the fighting continues. As the battle rages on, will she die...nailed to a stone wall? Dark Angel is the hottest fantasy action adventure manga around with gorgeous art and pulse-pounding storytelling by manga superstar Kia Asamiya. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #29
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 29
    Published Oct 2001 by CPM.

    By Kia Asamiya. Dark Angel as you've never seen him before...in a battle with the baddest bad guys (and gals) he's ever faced! In the climax of a terrible battle with the evil necromancers of the Gairana bandit gang, Dark and his enemies transform into ever more powerful beings! Dark spreads his wings in this powerful and moving issue, the penultimate issue in the top-selling Dark Angel series from Manga superstar Kia Asamiya! 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #30
    Dark Angel (1999 CPM Manga) 30
    Published Nov 2001 by CPM.

    By Kia Asamiya. The fight is over. Dark Angel has won a terrible battle with the evil necromancers of the Gairana bandit gang. Dark has spread his wings and become the Phantom Saint he was born to be. Kyo is safe, rescued from her imprisonment by the gang, and Dark and all his friends are victorious. But there is one more revelation to come, and one more quest for Dark to follow. Dark has one last mission to complete. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.