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    Author: Gajo Sakamoto
    Artist: Gajo Sakamoto
    Published by: Presspop
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First Official English Publication!

The roots of Astro Boy — Tank Tankuro pioneered robot manga during the pre-World War II period in Japan.

First published in 1934, Tank Tankuro was one of the most famous manga characters of the era.

Tankuro is said to be the first robot ever to appear in Japanese comics.

He and his villain, Kuro Kabuto, famous among Japanese SF fans for his resembalance to Darth Vader, laid the foundation for such manga greats as Tezuka, Sugiura, and Fujiko.

Specifications

Artist
Author
Genre
Publisher
Type
Wednesday Comics
Binding
Hardback
Cat. No.
3990988
EAN
9784903090245
ISBN
9784903090245