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Apr 08, 2015
| ISBN 9781941220771
Apr 08, 2015 | ISBN 9781941220771
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.
Osamu Tezuka (1928-1989) is the godfather of Japanese manga comics and the creator of the iconic character Astro Boy. He originally intended to become a doctor and earned his degree before turning to what was considered the frivolous medium of comic book art. With… More about Osamu Tezuka
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