TITLE

Medical manga comes to America

AUTHOR(S)
Ishii, Anne
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/4/2009 Doctor's Health Matters, p542
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented on the comic hero Black Jack as the main character in a medical manga which originated in Japan. The said comic hero is a medical surgeon who engages in surgical operations to take advantage of people. His adventures are produced in 17 comic volumes which are distributed by Vertical Inc. on a monthly basis. An overview of the life of Osamu Tezuka, the godfather of Japanese manga is also presented.
ACCESSION #
37278809

 

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