ALISO VIEJO, CA - Smith Micro Software, Inc. Productivity and Graphics group has announced the general availability of Manga Studio 5, an advanced solution for drawing, laying out, illustrating and publishing manga comics.
To commemorate the launch, Smith Micro is offering a limited-edition "Axe Cop" image created by Manga Studio artist and Axe Cop creator, Ethan Nicolle. Manga Studio 5 fans can enter an online contest for their chance to win a signed copy of the print, as well as a Wacom Cintiq tablet.
Manga Studio 5 allows artists to create professional comic and manga-style art from start to finish. With an all-new intuitive user interface and a new graphic engine, users can draw and paint with a more natural feel.
Smith Micro and Wacom Technology Corp. continue to work together to provide Manga Studio users with state-of-the-art comic creation technology. Wacom's line of multi-touch tablets, including the Bamboo and Intuos, provide an added bonus to Manga Studio 5 users, allowing them to easily ink and modify their drawings, as well as scale, rotate, pan and zoom in and out of the canvas with ease.
For a chance to win a Wacom Cintiq tablet and one of 25 signed prints by Ethan Nicolle, visit the Manga Studio 5 Launch Sweepstakes official contest page here. The contest will run February 1 - February 28 2013, and is open to anyone in the United States, no purchase required. Ethan created the original Axe Cop image for the Manga Studio 5 launch using the latest version of the software.
Manga Studio 5 is available for $79.99.