Yen Press has announced the release of the print edition of the graphic novel by The beginning after the end, the best-selling webcomic written by Turtle me with the art of Fuyuki23 based on the original Tapas novel. The beginning after the end is one of the most read series on the leading digital publisher of webcomics and novels, Tapas, with over 13.3 million web comic views and over 14.4 million novel views for a combined readership of approximately 28 million.
“King Gray has unmatched strength, wealth and prestige in a world ruled by martial ability. However, loneliness lingers closely behind those with great power. Beneath the glamorous exterior of a mighty king lies the shell of a man without purpose or will.
Reincarnated in a new world filled with magic and monsters, the king has a second chance to relive his life. Correcting the mistakes of his past will not be his only challenge, however. Under the peace and prosperity of the new world lies an undercurrent threatening to destroy everything he worked for, questioning his role and the reason for his new birth. “
“While the art of storytelling has evolved along with technology to be consumed on a screen instead of paper, it is a great honor to have my story printed and distributed on paper so that my readers will enjoy- loved ones and I can physically hold it and keep it as a part of our shelves, ”said Turtle me, the creator of The beginning after the end. “Thank you, Fuyuki, for bringing my novel to life with your art, and thank you to Tapas and Yen Press for making it all possible.”
“Partnering with a world-class publisher like Yen Press is a dream come true for everyone involved,” said Alex R. Carr, Senior Director of Publisher Development at Tapas Media. “This is an important next step for the creator Turtle me and artist Fuyuki23, in terms of presenting this epic story to a whole new audience, and that signals Tapas as a destination point for limitless stories and storytellers. “
“As fans and advocates of art and storytelling, we at Yen Press love to see great things done by creators like TurtleMe and Fuyuki23 and companies like Tapas to share comics and novels. with the world, ”said Mark de Vera, Sales and Marketing. Director at Yen Press. “It is an honor to bring to the print The beginning after the end, a series that we believe fits perfectly with the many other works that have found their way into Yen Press. “
Yen Press will announce the launch date of the print edition of The beginning after the end at a later date.