Spectreman Heroes

Spectreman Heroes

Illustrated by: Hiroshi Kanatani, Matt Frank, and Dell Barras

Written by: Hiroshi Kanatani, Matt Frank, and Duncan Shea

Release date: November 1, 2023

Antarctic Press

*Minor Spoilers Ahead

Antarctic Press, in conjunction with P-Production and Phase 6, brings you a titanic TPB collection of Spectreman Heroes, our salute to classic tokusatsu (Japanese SF live-action) series. Each of five classic heroes-Electroid Zaborger, Lionmaru, Hyoman, Tiger 7, and the mighty Spectreman himself-gets a full-length story, with art by luminaries such as Matt Frank (Godzilla Legends), Hiroshi Kanatani (Coaraptor), and Dell Barras (The Incredible Hulk). But in Earth’s polluted atmosphere, supplies can only last so long. Hurry and reserve your copy today! Time is running out!

For fans of classic tokusatsu series and those yearning for a nostalgic journey, the “Spectreman Heroes Trade Paperback” is a treasure trove of thrilling adventures that pay homage to the iconic heroes of Japanese science fiction live-action shows.

Antarctic Press, in collaboration with P-Production and Phase 6, has brilliantly compiled a collection of stories featuring five beloved classic heroes: Electroid Zaborger, Lionmaru, Hyoman, Tiger 7, and the mighty Spectreman himself. This TPB offers readers a chance to relive the excitement and nostalgia of these timeless characters.

One of the standout features of this collection is the exceptional artistic talent that brings these heroes to life. From the masterful artwork of Matt Frank, known for his work in “Godzilla Legends,” to the captivating illustrations of Hiroshi Kanatani, who has worked on “Coaraptor,” and Dell Barras, acclaimed for his work on “The Incredible Hulk,” every page is a visual delight. These artists have skillfully captured the essence of these iconic characters, paying the perfect tribute to the tokusatsu genre.

As a fan of Spectreman and other tokusatsu shows, I can attest to the authenticity and respect with which these stories have been crafted. Each full-length tale in this collection is a lovingly crafted homage to the source material, and it’s clear that the creators behind this project share a deep appreciation for the classics.

Moreover, “Spectreman Heroes” arrives at a time when the importance of preserving and celebrating the legacy of tokusatsu cannot be overstated. The stories are not only entertaining but also serve as a reminder of the joy these heroes brought to many of us during our formative years.

“Spectreman Heroes” is a must-have for fans of tokusatsu and anyone who cherishes the nostalgia of classic Japanese science fiction heroes. It beautifully captures the essence of these iconic characters and is a delightful addition to any comic collection. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to relive the heroic adventures of Spectreman and friends—reserve your copy today before it’s too late! Time is running out, just like the heroes’ supplies in Earth’s polluted atmosphere.

Spectreman Heroes is available on our weekly new indie trade paperback wall.


A Nostalgic Tokusatsu Tribute

Colors - 8.7
Design - 9.2
Illustration - 9.8
Narrative - 9.9
Subplot - 8.2


"Spectreman Heroes" is a collection of stories paying homage to classic Japanese science fiction heroes, including Electroid Zaborger, Lionmaru, Hyoman, Tiger 7, and Spectreman.

Genre: Tokusatsu
Series: Spectreman Heroes | Illustrated by Dell Barras, Hiroshi Kanatani, Matt Frank
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