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Astro Boy, Volume 5
     

Astro Boy, Volume 5

by Osamu Tezuka
 

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Half a century old, Astro Boy has once again taken America by storm! Created by the late, great Osamu Tezuka, Japan's "God of Manga," Astro Boy is the cornerstone of today's thriving manga and anime industries. Never before available in an English-language edition in the States, Dark Horse brings Astro Boy to America in collaboration with

Overview

Half a century old, Astro Boy has once again taken America by storm! Created by the late, great Osamu Tezuka, Japan's "God of Manga," Astro Boy is the cornerstone of today's thriving manga and anime industries. Never before available in an English-language edition in the States, Dark Horse brings Astro Boy to America in collaboration with Studio Proteus, with translations by Frederik L. Schodt, author of Manga! Manga! and translator of Ghost in the Shell and Barefoot Gen. In this volume: Astro Boy must convince a confused robot not to aid an evil plot to take over an island rich in mineral wealth; a space leopard sent by conqueror aliens must be stopped before he can drain Earth's energy; and Astro must team with a robot-hating detective to apprehend thieves who have stolen an artificial sun!

This volume contains the following stories:
Crucifix Island
Space Snow Leapord
The Artificial Sun

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781569716809
Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Publication date:
07/30/2003
Series:
Astro Boy Series , #5
Edition description:
Graphic Novel
Pages:
216
Sales rank:
1,023,963
Product dimensions:
4.47(w) x 6.82(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

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