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Osamu Tezuka

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Apollo's Song, Part One

Written by Osamu Tezuka


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vertical
On Sale: August 31, 2010
Price: $10.95

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Apollo's Song, Part Two

Written by Osamu Tezuka


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
Publisher: Vertical
On Sale: August 31, 2010
Price: $10.95

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Ayako

Written by Osamu Tezuka


Format: Trade Paperback, 704 pages
Publisher: Vertical
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $24.95

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Black Jack, Volume 1

Written by Osamu Tezuka


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vertical
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $16.95

Black Jack is a mysterious and charismatic young genius surgeon who travels the world performing amazing and impossible medical feats. Though a trained physician, he refuses to accept a medical license due to his hatred and mistrust of the medical community's hypocrisy and corruption. This leads Black Jack to occasional run-ins... Read more >

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Black Jack, Volume 11

Written by Osamu Tezuka


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
Publisher: Vertical
On Sale: May 25, 2010
Price: $16.95

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Black Jack, Volume 14

Written by Osamu Tezuka


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vertical
On Sale: May 31, 2011
Price: $16.95

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Black Jack, Volume 16

Written by Osamu Tezuka


Format: Trade Paperback, 344 pages
Publisher: Vertical
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $16.95

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Black Jack, Volume 17

Written by Osamu Tezuka


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vertical
On Sale: November 29, 2011
Price: $16.95

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Black Jack, Volume 2

Written by Osamu Tezuka


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vertical
On Sale: November 18, 2008
Price: $16.95

Black Jack is a mysterious and charismatic young genius surgeon who travels the world performing amazing and impossible medical feats. Though a trained physician, he refuses to accept a medical license due to his hatred and mistrust of the medical community's hypocrisy and corruption. This leads Black Jack to occasional run-ins... Read more >

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Black Jack, Volume 3

Written by Osamu Tezuka


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vertical
On Sale: January 20, 2009
Price: $16.95

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Black Jack, Volume 4

Written by Osamu Tezuka


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vertical
On Sale: March 17, 2009
Price: $16.95

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Black Jack, Volume 5

Written by Osamu Tezuka


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vertical
On Sale: May 26, 2009
Price: $16.95

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Black Jack, Volume 7

Written by Osamu Tezuka


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Vertical
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $16.95

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The Book of Human Insects

Written by Osamu Tezuka


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vertical
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $16.95

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Buddha: Volume 6: Ananda

Written by Osamu Tezuka


Format: Trade Paperback, 360 pages
Publisher: Vertical
On Sale: April 3, 2007
Price: $14.95

In Buddha: Volume 6: Ananda, the title character is a heartless criminal with no morals, until he falls in love. However when she dies, Ananda loses as much faith in life as he had once had in greed and power. When Ananda crosses the Buddha's path, our sage leader shows Ananda... Read more >

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Buddha: Volume 3: Devadatta

Written by Osamu Tezuka


Format: Trade Paperback, 328 pages
Publisher: Vertical
On Sale: September 5, 2006
Price: $14.95

In Buddha Vol. 3, Tezuka focuses on the title character, Devadatta, who will be Buddha's archenemy. Previously, in Volume 2, a rogue warrior named Bandaka resolved to become the king of Kapilavastu, Siddhartha's rightful dominion. Bandaka achieved this title and then decided he wanted a royal heir, no matter what it... Read more >

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Buddha: Volume 4: The Forest of Uruvela

Written by Osamu Tezuka


Format: Trade Paperback, 376 pages
Publisher: Vertical
On Sale: November 14, 2006
Price: $14.95

The Eisner and Harvey Winner

In this fourth volume of the award-winning graphic novel biography, Buddha slowly discovers that his destiny lies in a path not readily available to him. With fellow ascetics Dhepa who has complete faith in the purifying quality of painful physical ordeals, and Assaji, who can predict everyone's... Read more >

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Buddha: Volume 5: Deer Park

Written by Osamu Tezuka


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vertical
On Sale: January 16, 2007
Price: $14.95

In the fifth installment of manga-godfather Osamu Tezuka's Buddha, engagement with death imparts the lesson of life's sancity. In a Machiavellian rise to power, Devadatta, a rogue aristrocrat, incites war between two kingdoms that will leave thousands dead. King Bimisara of Magadha, fearing death his son's own hand, withdraws fatherly love... Read more >

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Buddha, Volume 1: Kapilavastu

Written by Osamu Tezuka
Edited by Vertical Inc.


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Vertical
On Sale: May 2, 2006
Price: $14.95

Tezuka, the master of Japanese comics, mixes his own characters with history as deftly as he transfers the most profound, complex emotions onto extremely cartoony characters, and his work defies easy categorization. In Buddha, originally serialized in the 1970s and one of his last works, he lavishly retells the life of... Read more >

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Buddha, Volume 2: The Four Encounters

Written by Osamu Tezuka
Edited by Vertical Inc.


Format: Trade Paperback, 411 pages
Publisher: Vertical
On Sale: July 11, 2006
Price: $14.95

This second volume details the epic of Siddharta's life and times. Read more >

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Buddha, Volume 2
The Four Encounters
Written by Osamu Tezuka
Edited by Vertical Inc.


Format: Hardcover, 411 pages
Publisher: Vertical
On Sale: November 1, 2003
Price: $24.95

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Buddha, Volume 4
The Forest of Uruvela
Written by Osamu Tezuka
Edited by Vertical Inc.


Format: Hardcover, 370 pages
Publisher: Vertical
On Sale: June 1, 2004
Price: $24.95

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Buddha, Volume 7
Prince Ajatasattu
Written by Osamu Tezuka
Translated by Maya Rosewood


Format: Hardcover, 414 pages
Publisher: Vertical
On Sale: October 1, 2005
Price: $24.95

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Buddha, Volume 8
Jetavana
Written by Osamu Tezuka
Translated by Maya Rosewood


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
Publisher: Vertical
On Sale: December 1, 2005
Price: $24.95

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Buddha: Volume 7: Prince Ajatasattu

Written by Osamu Tezuka
Translated by Maya Rosewood


Format: Trade Paperback
Publisher: Vertical
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $14.95

Buddha gets caught in the political crossfire between the ambitious Devadatta, who seeks to control Buddha's followers and
begins to manipulate the vunerable Prince Ajatasattu, and scandalous accusations from rival ascetics. Realizing his own mortality, Buddha sends Ananda on a quest to find his successor. Read more >
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