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17 Years of Jetta: Tales of the Toshigawa

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Shinobi-Defiance variant cover.

Since 1998, we have been publishing independent comic books to our friends and fans. That’s 17 years of ninja action. This week, we are celebrating our 17th anniversary of publishing Jetta: Tales of the Toshigawa. A special thanks goes out to everyone that has bought a Jetta: Tales of the Toshigawa, Turra: Gun Angel or Shinobi: Ninja Princess graphic novel, comic or piece of art. It’s because of you we have made it to 17 years.

With that being said, we want to celebrate big. By popular demand, we will be re-releasing our first book to hit the market, Jetta: Tales of the Toshigawa – Defiance. This time, it’s with a new cover design and extras self published by us! This is first time this book has been on the market since 2005 and has been since out of print. As an added bonus, pre-orders of Jetta – Defiance will be able to choose between the standard cover and the Shinobi: Ninja Princess variant cover.

As well, in August, we will be closing pre-orders and selecting one lucky order to get an upgrade. The order we choose will get all the books in the Jetta: Tales of the Toshigawa – Graphic Novel Series along with their order. If that isn’t enough, that person will also get the only copy of the original release of Defiance that we have that was originally published by Shooting Star comics. That’s a total of 8 books that will be delivered to one lucky winner.

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Defiance Standard Cover.


Vol 1 in the saga. The price of being the Chosen One weighs heavily on Shianndrea Toshigawa. Two years have past since Shianndrea and her sensei, Gaudient, fled to America. This destiny has forced her from her homeland and her one true love, Kim. However, Emperor Terminus has dispatched his second in command to seek out the young ninja warrior in her new homeland, America. Meanwhile, Shianndrea’s new defiant attitude towards her duty spells certain doom for the survival of the Toshigawa clan.

“Defiance” is an 80 page graphic novel, perfect bound with full-color cover and black-and-white interior.

Creator, writer and illustrator: Martheus Wade

Co-writer, Co-inker: Janet Wade

Editor: Kevin Williams


Pre-order your issue of Jetta: Tales of the Toshigawa – Defiance today and help us celebrate 17 years of great stories!

*Please make a note in your order for which Cover of the book you would like shipped to you.

Written by: Martheus Wade
Illustrations by: Martheus Wade
Editor: Kevin Williams
Price: $10.00

Click Here to Order


Shinobi: Ninja Princess issue 6

That’s all, folks!
The final issue of Shinobi: Ninja Princess mini hits stores this Wednesday. Hope you all pick it up and send this title off on a good note!…
Get your sneak peak here.

Writer(s): Martheus Wade
Artist Name(s): Martheus Wade (Art) Janet Wade (Colors)
Cover Artist(s): Martheus Wade

Captured and alone, Shianndrea is faced with the realization that the world may just be better off with her in the custody of her father. Meanwhile, Kim, Turra, and Ai conduct a suicide mission to rescue their friend. But is it enough to save them all?

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Spinning out of the Shinobi: Ninja Princess web comic comes the story of Trixi and her pursuit to live in the music. FOLLOW HER RHYTHM!


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Kokoro is the leader of the Azumi Ninja, a band of ancient warriors for higher. But, how does he and his army make money in the new Japanese economy? But, more importantly, is he happy with his current employment? After you read this, go out and grab Shinobi: Ninja Princess issue 2 to see how this fits in.


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Shinobi: Ninja Princess the trade paperback will be in stores in February! 192 pages of full color, all ages, ninja action brought to you by the fine folks at Action Lab Entertainment.


Spread the word! Help me and Janet Saltygirl Wade continue to bring more quality comics to you and your kids by getting your store to order this book today!

Writer(s): Martheus Wade
Artist Name(s): Martheus Wade, Adam Shaw, Janet Wade, Tressa Bowling
Cover Artist(s): Janet Wade

Shianndrea Toshigawa is just your average, ordinary ninja-in-training. On the run from the Azumi ninja clan, Shianndrea trains with the legendary Toshigawa clan to embrace the mysterious power within her, all the while, navigating the life of a teenage girl. Shinobi: Ninja Princess is 192 pages of martial arts action and all ages fun. Collects Shinobi: Ninja Princess #1-6!

192 pgs./ Teen/ FC $19.99

Training Day

What is training to be a ninja like?

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Love at first STRIKE

Check out our newest Shinobi: Ninja Princess comic strip below. This one ties in to issue 2 and deals with everyones favorite ninja couple, Ai and Kim. Let’s see how these two actually got together.




Pre-Order Shinobi: Ninja Princess #5 NOW!!

What’s the best way to make sure Shinobi: Ninja Princess continues? Preordering your copies. 

Did you know you could preorder issue 5 of Shinobi: Ninja Princess right now? Go to your local comic book store or online comic shop and tell them you want them to get the book for you. This way, you make sure you get the book and at the same time, that the store stocks it. Preorders help the book out just as much, if not more, than just picking it up the day it comes out.

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Shinobi: Ninja Princess – Rage Focus

How does Shianndrea Toshigawa take out her rage? Keep reading. Then run to your local comic book store and pick up Shinobi: Ninja Princess issues 1 and 2 from Action Lab Entertainment!

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Shinobi: Ninja Princess #3 at Comicxology

Hot on the heels of Shinobi: Ninja Princess #2 being out in stores, Issue 3 just hit comixology! So, if you are getting your ninja fix digitally, go grab yourself Shinobi: Ninja Princess issue 3 now!! Team Shinobi APPROVES!

Get your digital copy here!

Shinobi: Ninja Princess #3 

Written by Martheus Wade. Art by Martheus Wade and Adam Shaw. Cover by Johanna Tamminen.
Rekishi (History): When Ninja Master Jubei sees that Shianndrea is upset over the revelation of Kim and Ai’s romantic relationship, he tells her the story of her ancestor, Yamoto Toshigawa, the Princess Tokuhime and their fight against the all powerful Oni named Dagamon. Meanwhile, Hamasuke makes plans to win back his honor and become the hero he feels he should be.


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Shinobi: Ninja Princess is published by Action Lab Entertainment. Check your local comic store for release dates and times.


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