Kenji Tsuruta Inks Deal With Dark Horse Comics

By Maryann Yin Comment

Wandering Cover (GalleyCat)Kenji Tsuruta has signed a deal with Dark Horse Comics. He plans to create a a comic entitled Wandering Island.

This project will be Tsuruta’s first English-language work in two decades. A publication date has been scheduled for July 6.

Here’s more from the press release: “With eight pages in color, this special edition features an extended wraparound cover with French flaps. Mikura Amelia is a free-spirited young woman who lives alone with her cat and operates an air delivery service, flying her vintage seaplane to Japan’s small island communities located hundreds of miles out in the Pacific. When her beloved grandfather passes away, she discovers he left her an undelivered parcel, addressed to an island that doesn’t exist…or does it?”