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TEZUCOMI Manga Boxed Set

TEZUCOMI Manga Boxed Set

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Remember Astro Boy, Unico, Black Jack, Big X, Dororo, Songoku, Kimba?
Reconnect with them in this special two-volume English language MANGA-SIZED PAPERBACK edition of TEZUCOMI featuring the stories created by artists and authors from Europe to celebrate what would be Tezuka's 95th birthday this November! NOW SHIPPING

DESCRIPTION

Special two-volume English language MANGA-SIZED PAPERBACK edition of TEZUCOMI featuring the stories created by artists and authors from Europe to celebrate what would be Tezuka's 95th birthday this November!

Presented in traditional tankobon-style paperback, each 300-page volume will read right-to-left, as the material was created. Printed on woodfree paper, this format will feel appropriately familiar to manga fans. The books come packaged as a set inside a linen-textured box.

TEZUCOMI was a manga magazine produced by Tezuka Productions and published by Micro Magazine in 2018 to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the birth of Osamu Tezuka, widely considered the "Father of Manga and Anime." TEZUCOMI contained numerous works by popular contemporary authors from around the world paying tribute to Tezuka's enormous body of influential work.

The stories feature characters from Tezuka's history, such as Astro Boy, Unico, Black Jack, Big X, Dororo, Songoku, Kimba, and many more. It is a celebration of Tezuka's work and the many classic creations that have inspired fans and creators for generations. It ran for 18 issues.

AUTHOR

VOLUME 1

"The Mouse" by Sourya, based on AYAKO
"The Moon Rabbit" by Brice Cossu and Valerie Mangin, based on BUDDHA
"A Taste for Blood" by Philippe Cardona and Florence Torta, based on DORORO
"The Cursed" by Mathieu Bablet, based on METROPOLIS
"The Eyes of Pandora" by Victor Santos, based on MW
"Love at First Sight" by JD Moravn and ScieTronc, based on MIDNIGHT
"Doppelganger" by Belen Ortega and Victor Santos, based on BARBARA
"The Parchment of the Cat" by Kenny Ruiz, based on MY SONGOKU
"Catalante" by Mig, based on UNICO

VOLUME 2

"Big X" by David Lafuente, based on BIG X
"The Creator and the Destroyer" by Philippe Cardona and Florence Torta, based on ASTRO BOY
"The Last Recital" by Bertrand Gatignol, based on BLACK JACK
"The 3 Richards" by Juan Diaz Canales, based on MESSAGE TO ADOLF
"The Guardian of Mount Moon" by Reno Lemaire, based on KIMBA THE WHITE LION
"Mina's Song" by Luis NCT, based on APOLLO'S SONG
"Heartless" by Joe Kelly and Ken Niimura, based on BLACK JACK
"Princess Knight" by Elsa Brants, based on PRINCESS KNIGHT
"Team Phoenix" by Kenny Ruiz with Studio Kosen, based on several works of Osamu Tezuka

SPECIFICATIONS

PAGES: 300 pages x 2
FORMAT: Manga-sized paperbacks packaged as a set inside a linen-textured box.
SIZE: 7.5" x 5.25"

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