NOiSE: Vol. 1 (ノイズ) by popular Japanese mangaka Tsutomu Nihei (弐瓶 勉), is the English-language collected edition of his eponymous science fiction manga series, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Kodansha.
This is a one-volume tie-in to his cyberpunk manga series Blame! (ブラム!), a prequel story where a police officer solves a gang murder.
Offered DRM-free worldwide, available through January 12th until 11:59 AM Pacific Time as a free taster for the Humble Book Bundle Science Fiction Manga by Nihei.
Free for a limited time until January 12th until 11:59 AM Pacific Time, available worldwide @ Humble Bundle (scroll down to where it asks you to “Submit” your valid email address for the newsletter signups; you should receive a link in your email which leads you to a page for the download; if you are signed into your Humble Bundle account, it will be automatically added to your library)
The bundle on offer is also very good value for money, as it contains the entire 15-volume set of Knights of Sidonia (the complete series) for just $17, and all the stretch goal bonuses associated with the top tier (including an exclusive art booklet and a video featurette) have been unlocked.
A SciFi Adventure Set in the BLAME! Universe
As detective Musubi Susono investigates a series of child kidnappings, her own partner is viciously murdered. But when the investigation takes a brutal turn, she is suddenly confronted by the killer and his vicious Silicon Creature…