A gem from the fifties when the legendary master was most deeply involved in girls’ comics, Twin Knights is more than just a sequel to the shojo manga milestone Princess Knight. More close addressing issue of station as well as gender, this one-volume tale has all the antic innocence of the early Tezuka even as it revises the more famous works’ premise, doing away with the conceit of “boy and girl hearts” and invoking the vagaies of chance and power in their place.
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