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There are a range of various comic and manga series that have been published and in production based on the RWBY series.

Manga Series

RWBY

Main article: RWBY (2015 manga)
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The Japanese manga adaptation of RWBY is being released in Volumes with Volume 1 having been completed as of February 18th, 2017. It was written by manga artist Shirow Miwa and tells an original story.[1] It was published in Shueisha's Ultra Jump magazine with supervision by Rooster Teeth.

The first chapter was released as part of the Ultra Jump December issue, on November 19th, 2015. It had colored center and back pages, along with additional art from the manga.[2] Subsequent chapters are published on the 19th of each month in the Ultra Jump magazine.[3][4]

RWBY: Official Manga Anthology

Main article: RWBY: Official Manga Anthology
RWBY Manga Anthology title

On December 23rd, 2016, Japanese entertainment company Home-sha announced Vol. 1: Red Like Roses, the first volume of the RWBY: Official Manga Anthology and stated it was coming in Spring 2017.[5] It was later announced on March 25th, 2017 that it would be released on May 19th, 2017.[6] The second volume, Vol. 2: "Mirror Mirror", was released on June 19th, 2017.[7] The third volume, Vol. 3: From Shadows, was released on September 19th, 2017.[8] The fourth volume, Vol. 4: I Burn, was released in October 19th, 2017.[9]

RWBY: The Official Manga

Main article: RWBY: The Official Manga
RWBY manga 2018 cover by Bunta Kinami

On October 6th, 2018, it was announced that a new RWBY manga will be release in simultaneously serialized in English Shonen Jump. It will be written by manga artist BUNTA KINAMI. The manga will be release in the fall.[10] On November 13th, 2018, according to VIZ Media vice president, Sasaki Hisahi, the RWBY manga written by BUNTA KINAMI will be release next week.[11]

On Viz Media website, the first chapter of the RWBY manga written by BUNTA KINAMI was released on November 19th, 2018.[12]

On December 17th, 2018, it was announced that new chapters of RWBY: The Offical Manga would release once a month.[13]

RWBY Comic

Main article: RWBY (comic)

On October 7th, 2018, it been announced at New York Comic Con that there will be a spin-off collaboration between Rooster Teeth and DC Comics related to RWBY and gen:Lock. It will be available both physically and digitally in 2019.[14]

On July 5th, 2019, further details about the upcoming RWBY comic series from DC Comics were announced. The series will be worked on by writer Marguerite Bennett and artists Mirka Andolfo and Arif Prianto.[15]

In an interview with Comic Drake on YouTube, Kerry revealed that the comics will be considered canon to the show, and will take place between Volumes 3 and 4. [16] He also mentioned that the comics will mostly follow the main "RWBY" cast, but may expand upon certain scenes or new characters they came across on their journeys.

On July 22th 2019, DC Comics revealed that the physical release for the first comic, "RWBY #1", will be October 9th, 2019 in their October 2019 Solicitations press release[17]

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