God of Comics: Osamu Tezuka and the Creation of Post-World War II Manga

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Cartoonist Osamu Tezuka (1928-1989) is the single most important figure in Japanese post-World War II comics. During his four-decade career, Tezuka published more than 150,000 pages of comics, produced animation films, wrote essays and short fiction, and earned a Ph.D. in medicine. Along with creating the character Astro Boy (Mighty Atom in Japan), he is best known for establishing story comics as the mainstream genre in the Japanese comic book industry, creating narratives with cinematic flow and complex characters. This ...

God of Comics: Osamu Tezuka and the Creation of Post-World War II Manga 2009, University Press of Mississippi

ISBN-13: 9781604732207

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God of Comics: Osamu Tezuka and the Creation of Post-World War II Manga 2009, University Press of Mississippi

ISBN-13: 9781604732214

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