Black Jack, Volume 9

Black Jack, Volume 9

by Osamu Tezuka

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Black Jack, Volume 9 by Osamu Tezuka

The Black Jack series is told in short stories. Volume 9 will contain 14 stories, each running approximately 20 pages in length. This ninth volume includes the following stories:

Pinoko is Alive--Black Jack's walking teratoma turned medical technician Pinoko loses consciousness while doing chores around the doctor's compound.  Once tests are performed Black Jack is confronted with the horrible fact that his little assistant is suffering from lukemia. 

Eyewitness--Disaster strikes in the heart of Tokyo when a bomb was detinated in the metropolis' eternally busy Tokyo Station.  Scores of innocent travelers waiting to board a bullet train to Osaka are injured or killed in the blast and a suspect is nowhere to be found.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781941220771
Publisher: Kodansha USA
Publication date: 04/08/2015
Series: Black Jack , #9
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 700,881
File size: 172 MB
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About the Author

Osamu Tezuka (1928-89) is the godfather of Japanese manga comics. He originally intended to become a doctor and earned his degree before turning to what was then a medium for children. His many early masterpieces include the series known in the U.S. as Astro Boy. With his sweeping vision, deftly interwined plots, feel for the workings of power, and indefatigable commitment to human dignity, Tezuka elevated manga to an art form. The later Tezuka, who authored Buddha, often had in mind the mature readership that manga gained in the sixties and that had only grown ever since. The Kurosawa of Japanese pop culture, Osamu Tezuka is a twentieth century classic.

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