So seeing as we’ve teamed up with one of the coolest manga publishers on the planet, we thought we’d give you guys some pointers on what series to pick up and what they are all about.
Saturday AM, Saturday PM, and Saturday Brunch are all BRIMMING with insanely cool stories that are just begging to be read, but if you’re unfamiliar with the Shonen Jump style monthly anthology vibes here are a few titles to get you started and to get you invested.
- Written and created by Nigerian artist Odunze
Oguguo, also known online as “Whyt Manga“
Blessed with the ‘arm of God’ called Arodihs, the young sorcerer, Sano, attempts to fulfill his prophesied destiny as saviour of the world called the Trinity. Despite ominous visions trying to steer him down a darker path, Sano is determined to protect the world while trying to uncover the source of power that is APPLE BLACK. The story runs within Saturday AM exclusively and has two graphic novel collections available with a third scheduled for 2021.
- Created by American Author Frederick L Jones
and the current Illustrator is Issaka Galadima
Clock Striker follows Cast, a young apprentice or “striker” on her journey to become a full-fledged SMITH. They are a legendary fraternal order of WARRIOR ENGINEERS who seemingly disappeared years ago. While few members were women or people of colour, Cast is determined to break that mould thanks to her mentor - the only female SMITH, Ms Philomena Clock. The story runs within Saturday AM exclusively and the graphic novel collections will be revealed in 2021.
- Is written and created by Hungarian Artist Andrea OtÍlia Doney
Hanasaki Ayumi can’t quite find her place in the world with every day being one of emptiness and loneliness. But on the day she receives a mysterious letter, everything changes. Finding herself in a frightening new world full of unexpected adventures and fanciful characters, she joins in the journey of two adventure-seeking young men. Hoping that she’ll find a way home, Ayumi soon realizes that the more time she spends in this strange, new world, the more she gets tangled up within it and the greatest questions of all: Who is she? and Where does she belong? The story runs within Saturday AM exclusively and has two graphic novel collections available for purchase online.
Apple Black, Clock Striker, and Saigami can be read from start to finish on the “Saturday AM Global Comics App” in the store section.
- Dante Ludolf