Authors & Events
Sep 17, 2002
| ISBN 9781621155720
Sep 17, 2002 | ISBN 9781621155720
In the wake of the critical acclaim of the incredible Metropolis animated feature, interest in the work of Osamu Tezuka, creator of Metropolis and the godfather of Japanese comics and animation, has never been greater, and Astro Boy is the flame that ignited the modern manga and anime industries. Perhaps the most endearing, and enduring, character to emerge from Tezuka’s volcanic imagination, Astro Boy thrills, amuses, and warms the hearts of readers of all ages. In this volume, a collision with an alien spacecraft sends Astro and the craft’s female pilot fifty years into Earth’s past, a past before robots — not to mention aliens! Astro must find a way back to his present — our future — before he runs out of power, but his power is desperately needed in a world torn by war and the terror of nuclear weapons!
Osamu Tezuka was a Japanese cartoonist, animator, film producer, and activist. Born in Osaka Prefecture, he is best known as the creator of the comics series Astro Boy, Kimba the White Lion, and Black Jack. His prolific output, pioneering techniques, and… More about Osamu Tezuka
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