Posted Dec 21, 2023 by Callista Gonzalez

Add Ize Press to Your Bookshelves!

As a Christmas present from Ize Press to you, all Volumes 1s of EVERY Ize Press title are now 25% off when purchasing directly from our webstore! 

With free shipping on orders over $25, you can add Korean comics to your collection for the new year. Here's a list of eligible titles:

Villains Are Destined to Die, Vol. 1

Art by SUOL, Original Story by Gwon Gyeoeul

Playing Daughter of the Duke’s Super Love Project as the easy mode heroine, Ivonne, makes charming the male characters a breeze. But once you switch to hard mode and step into the shoes of Penelope, the misunderstood villain, it’s nearly impossible to even stay alive! So imagine the shock of suddenly waking up in Penelope’s body—you know right away that your life is on the line. With love interests who will kill you if their affection meters drop too low and the inability to speak without choosing from pre-selected dialogue, it quickly becomes clear that Penelope’s chances have been rigged from the start—and this villain might just be destined to die!


The World After the Fall, Vol. 1

Art by Undead Gamja(3B2S STUDIO), Original Story by singNsong, Adapted by S-Cynan 

One day, without warning, gargantuan towers appear around the globe. Humanity’s surprise and puzzlement soon turn to panic and terror, as swarms of horrific monsters descend upon the world to wreak havoc. Mankind’s only hope for survival rests on Jaehwan and his fellow Tower Walkers, who are tasked with one mission—Climb to the top. …Or so they believed. Jaehwan begins to sense that things are not what they seem, and he must trust no one but himself. As webs of deception threaten to ensnare him at every turn, can Jaehwan reach Floor 100 and finally uncover the truth?


The Remarried Empress, Vol. 1

Art by SUMPUL, Adapted by HereLee, Original Story by Alphatart

Empress Navier and Emperor Sovieshu: a match made in heaven, they were the two pillars of the land whom everyone believed would stand by each other through thick and thin…until a chance encounter with a beautiful girl in the forest leaves the emperor smitten! Though hurt by the betrayal, Navier’s not one to waste time wallowing in despair. And when Sovieshu requests a divorce, she has but one condition in return—permission to remarry the man of her choosing!


Tomb Raider King, Vol. 1

Art by 3B2S, Adapted by Yuns(REDICE STUDIO), Original Story by SAN.G
In the year 2025, mysterious tombs appeared all over the world, each housing an ancient relic granting supernatural abilities. The lucky few who quickly obtained these relics ruled over powerful monopolies. Others came to serve them, such as Jooheon Suh, a “raider” who hid in tombs to steal relics. Betrayed by his employer, Jooheon is left to die but instead finds himself transported 15 years in the past. Armed with years of tough raiding experience and knowledge of what is to come in the world of relics, does Jooheon have what it takes to become the “Tomb Raider King”?


My Gently Raised Beast, Vol. 1

Art by Yeoseulki, Adapted by Teava, Original Story by Early Flower
The orphaned Blondina lives a tough life on the streets, left only with a memento from her late mother—one that proves she is the child of the emperor of Ates. From the streets, Blondina moves into the royal palace where she lives a lonely existence…that is until she befriends a brash and surly cat named Amon. Not only can Amon talk, but he also turns into a cute boy! The truth is, Amon is no mere cat but rather a member of the Divine Leopard Clan, a group of powerful demi-humans often at odds with humanity. Will the two be able to stay friends despite all the conflicts?


The Boxer, Vol. 1


While searching for a final prodigy to train, legendary boxing coach K stumbles across a bewildering scene—an apathetic teenager simply standing still as his bullies throttle him. But Coach K sees more than this, sees the precision, grace, and uncanny perceptiveness in the boy’s movements. He knows right away that this is the fighter he’s been waiting for. Yet when he tries to recruit him, the boy with the lifeless eyes only asks one question: “Is it any fun? Hitting people…Is it fun?”


A Business Proposal, Vol. 1

Art by NARAK, Adapted by Perilla, Original Story by Haehwa

Hari Shin has officially hit rock bottom. After being worked to the bone at her office job, meeting her long time crush’s girlfriend, and helping to pay off her family’s debt, she’s 0 for 3 with work, love, and money. Luckily, her friend Youngseo has a business proposal for her: go on an arranged date in her stead, and Hari will receive a hefty compensation. Things grow complicated, however, when the other party turns out to be her new CEO—and he’s got a proposal of his own!


The Horizon, Vol. 1


A world where everything has been lost. A boy and a girl alone together. All they can do is move forward. But against broken adults and devastating despair, how long will they be able to keep going ...?


Solo Leveling, Vol. 1 (comic)

Art by DUBU(REDICE STUDIO), Original Story by Chugong

Known as the the Weakest Hunter of All Mankind, E-rank hunter Jinwoo Sung’s contribution to raids amounts to trying not to get killed. Unfortunately, between his mother’s hospital bills, his sister’s tuition, and his own lack of job prospects, he has no choice but to continue to put his life on the line. So when an opportunity arises for a bigger payout, he takes it…only to come face-to-face with a being whose power outranks anything he’s ever seen! With the party leader missing an arm and the only healer a quivering mess, can Jinwoo some­how find them a way out?


Not-Sew-Wicked Stepmom, Vol. 1

Art by Mo9Rang, Original Story by Iru

Once upon a time, there was a lovely young princess who suffered under her cruel stepmother...that is, until a children’s clothing designer is reborn as the evil queen! Now, all Her Majesty Abigail Freidkin wants to do is dote on the adorable Princess Blanche and give her the happy childhood she deserves. The problem is, the previous Abigail garnered a reputation for being extremely jealous and materialistic-and to top it off, her smile is the stuff of children’s nightmares! Will Abigail be able to convince her stepdaughter that she might not be so wicked after all?


Jungle Juice, Vol. 1

Art by JUDER, Original Story by Hyeong Eun

Every society has its hierarchy, and college student Suchan Jang is at the top of the human one. But despite his popularity and charisma, he has a secret that keeps him from getting close with others—under his clothes lies a pair of dragonfly wings! And when he’s forced to expose them to save the girl he likes, Suchan suddenly finds himself plummeting to the bottom of the food chain. It is then, alone and at his lowest point, that he is introduced to a hidden society of fellow human-insect hybrids. Abuzz with both friend and foe, this world offers Suchan the opportunity to seize a new start for himself…All that’s left is climbing his way back to the top!


Overgeared, Vol. 1

Art by Team Argo, Adapted by Monohumbug (REDICE STUDIO), Original Story by Saenal

Youngwoo Shin is a deadbeat in real life, working odd jobs to barely pay off his loans. Even his family has written him off as a hopeless video game addict. But when he logs in to the massively popular VR game Satisfy, Youngwoo becomes Grid the Warrior…who is also painfully mediocre. Everything changes when he stumbles across a tome containing the lost knowledge of a legendary blacksmith. The catch is, using it resets all his levels! In order to survive after being forced back to square one, Grid will need to hone his skills and gather reliable allies…or not! Who needs all that when you’re decked out in god-tier items?!


The Villainess Turns the Hourglass, Vol. 1

Art by Antstudio, Original Story by SANSOBEE

The vile Aria Roscent is sentenced to execution for her cruel and vicious misdeeds against her angelic half sister, Mielle. Even Aria herself believes it’s what she deserves—until Mielle gleefully reveals that she was the true mastermind all along. The helpless Aria makes a final, fervent wish for a chance to redo everything just as the blade swings down…and snaps to attention at the dining room table as her fourteen-year-old self! Armed with knowledge of what’s to come, Aria’s ready to turn the tables on Mielle!


7FATES: CHAKHO, Vol. 1 (comic)

Created by HYBE, With BTS

One day, Zeha wakes up in a hospital bed with a nasty wound on his chest and no memory of what happened. Before he can get his bearings, a city detective reveals that he was found collapsed on Inwang Mountain, the sole survivor of a grisly mass murder. This was only the beginning. The Beom, monstrous entities from another world, stalk the streets, mauling and devouring anyone they can find. When Zeha learns that he is somehow at the center of it all, he decides to stand up and fight. But first, he will need allies— a team of seven individuals drawn to each other, as if guided by fate itself.


THE STAR SEEKERS, Vol. 1 (comic)


In an age when magic idols reign supreme, Star One is just an ordinary, run-of-the-mill, Tier-Two boy band at best. Though the five members have been giving it their all for the past three years, their lack of magic remains a hopelessly insurmountable wall, and with their company turning its back on them, it seems to be the end of the road for their careers. Just when things can’t get any worse, a sudden attack during a performance puts their lives in danger—until leader Soule unleashes newfound powers! Will this finally be the big break the group was hoping for?



Created by HYBE, With ENHYPEN

The seven most popular boys at Decelis Academy all share a secret—they’re vampires. Keeping their identities concealed and dealing with their werewolf rivals is trouble enough, but the appearance of a mysterious new student only further complicates things. The girl, Sooha, also has hidden powers, and the boys can’t help but feel an inexplicable attraction to her. As Sooha and the vampires find themselves increasingly drawn toward each other, murky pasts and intertwined futures threaten to turn their world upside down. Just what fate awaits them under the dark moon…?


Omniscient Reader's Viewpoint, Vol. 1

Art by Sleepy-C(3B2S STUDIO), Adapted by UMI(REDICE STUDIO), Original Story by singNsong

As a struggling office worker, Dokja Kim’s sole joy in life is an online novel so obscure that he’s its only reader. Then one day the story comes to an end…and so does the world. People all around the globe suddenly find themselves being massacred by horrific monsters or pitted against each other in sadistic scenarios straight out of the novel. However, only Dokja is aware that this is merely the first chapter of what is to come. Knowing that devastating plot twists are on the horizon, he can no longer afford to sit back as a reader—it’s time for Dokja to step up and write his own destiny! 


See You in My 19th Life, Vol. 1

By Lee Hey


After living through and remembering seventeen previous lives, twelve-year-old Juwon Yun’s heart can’t be moved by anyone…except a strong, lovable boy named Seoha Mun. Just before she can let him in on her secret, however, their time together is abruptly cut short—until she reincarnates less than a year later. Now, as Jieum Ban, she’s determined to make her way back to Seoha’s side…but he’s haunted by the memory of Juwon dying in his arms, so romance is the last thing on his mind! Will Jieum be able to overcome her own past self and find happiness in her nineteenth life?


Unholy Blood, Vol. 1

By Lina Lim
All pure-blooded vampire Hayan Park wanted to do was live a normal life. But the rise of half-bloods ten years ago transformed the world into a dangerous and frightening place—robbing her of her one true wish. Determined to return Korea to how it used to be, Hayan teams up with local police captain Euntae Hwang to wipe out the bloodthirsty killers in a tale of hot-blooded romance and revenge.   


The Uncanny Counter, Vol. 1

By E Jang
The word is that the noodle shop on the corner serves broth that’s out of this world. But little do they know...it’s actually run by people from the afterlife! To be more precise, the restaurant is a front for individuals called Counters who have formed contracts with souls from the hereafter. They were given special powers for their job-hunting down renegade souls who have escaped into Earth to prey on the living. When So Mun, a highschooler disabled by a tragic car accident, is invited into the group, he hesitates...until he’s offered a chance to meet his deceased parents as a reward. Can he complete the mission and tell them the words he never got to say?


Itaewon Class, Vol. 1

By Jin Kwang
Itaewon is a hotspot of freedom and cutting-edge trends like no other place in Korea. But even within this melting pot of colorful lives, few have a story like Saeroyi’s! He runs a bar with an unlikely crew of misfits as diverse as the neighborhood it’s in. His goal-grow it into a franchise big enough to take on Jangga Group, a titan in the dining industry owned by the ruthless Jang family who killed his father. They come at Saeroyi with every dirty trick in the book, but he’s about to teach them-money can buy power and status, but not real class!


The Perks of Being an S-Class Heroine, Vol. 1

Art by Grrr, Original Story by Irinbi
From cooking to alchemy to even brewing tea, Ailette Rodeline is a certifiable child prodigy—but she’s got a secret weapon on her side: she’s a transmigrator! Having purchased an insurance package at the moment of her untimely death, Ailette has the perks of a top-tier support system and item shop to fall back on…and she’s going to need all the help she can get! Will Ailette be able to survive in the world of a notoriously brutal time-loop novel or will she rise to the challenge and prove herself to be an S-class heroine?


Tied to You, Vol. 1

Art by WHAT, Original Story by Chelliace

Wooseo Shin was never one to believe in fate...until a ring of red thread appears around his finger, that is! This ring marks a person’s meeting of their soulmate, and with it, neither can fall asleep if the other is absent. This development is not a welcome one for Wooseo, who decides to keep it from his close friend and crush Jiseok Kang at all costs. Because as fate would have it, the person with Wooseo’s matching set is Jigeon Kang—Jiseok’s older brother! When Jigeon proposes that they start sharing a bed, if only to combat their joint insomnia, Wooseo reluctantly accepts...but as the two spend more and more time together, feelings start to get messy. Will Wooseo be able to survive his new life tangled up in between these two brothers?!

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