Wacom Launches Limited Edition Pen Tablet for Creating Digital Manga Artwork

Japanese 'Favo Comic Pack' available with European software

October 27, 200 -- Wacom (U.K.), the leading manufacturer of pen tablets and interactive pen displays, today announces a limited edition of Wacom's Japanese 'Favo Comic Pack'. It provides the complete solution for creating digital Manga illustrations. Aimed at the Manga, comic book and digital art markets, the new product combines a white Graphire4 A6 pen tablet with a European software package of Manga Studio Debut 3.0 and Corel Painter Essentials2. The Favo Comic Pack will be available in its authentic Japanese packaging. Only a limited number of units will be produced for the European market.

The functionality of the white Grapire4 A6 pen tablet offers two ExpressKeys and a scroll wheel. The ExpressKeys are freely programmable buttons that can be configured with frequently used modifier keys, such as Ctrl and Alt. Also integrated is a scroll wheel, which is ideal for zooming in and out of an image.

As with the rest of the Graphire4 range, the new pen tablet provides a resolution of 2,000 dpi for enhanced precision. The pen, which is white to match the tablet, offers two programmable buttons, an eraser and 512 levels of pressure sensitivity for a natural painting experience The pen works with Wacom's unique, patented technology, which means that the pen is cordless and battery-free, making it maintenance free.

Bundled software
Manga Studio Debut 3.0
- this is an English version of the leading application to create dynamic Manga and comic illustrations from start to finish. It includes various screen tones special effects and image adjustment features for the creation of traditional black and white Manga.

Corel Painter Essentials2 - this is an easy-to-use painting programme, which offers a solution for colouring black and white Manga designs.

Both software packages are PC and Mac compatible.

Pricing and availability
The limited edition European Favo Comic Pack will be available from Computers Unlimited from the end of October 2006. It will be priced at £74.99 including VAT.

More Manga related information on Wacom Europe's range of products and services can be found at www.wacom.eu/manga.

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Can i online buy it ? I

Can i online buy it ? I don't have any stores in my city where i could find it so i have to resume to an online magazine.