Dark Horse proudly presents another of the crown jewels of international graphic fiction -- Astro Boy! Created by the late Osamu Tezuka, a revered animator and cartoonist -- creating over 150,000 pages of comics in his career! -- and considered the Walt Disney of Japan, his Astro Boy was the first manga series to be adapted to animation and became a worldwide phenomenon, making Astro Boy the Mickey Mouse of anime -- a jet-powered, super-strong, evil-robot-bashing, alien-invasion-smashing Mickey Mouse, that is! Exciting, whimsical, and touching, Astro Boy hearkens back to the classic era of comics and animation, featuring stories that readers young and old will enjoy. Don't miss the opportunity to experience this landmark series, never before available in America, each volume featuring over 200 pages in an affordable and convenient pocket-sized format as currently collected in Japan!
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Kurt.Rocourt - LibraryThing
A kids comic with adult themes running through it. A real all ages comic by a master of the medium. If you wanted to start a child on reading comic books this is an excellent starting point. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gallenor - LibraryThing
This was my first experience really reading a Japanese graphic novel. I liked the science fiction aspect of the story lines but I think the chapters might be too lengthy to hold many student's ... Read full review