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Bastard GN (2003-2009 Viz) New Format Edition comic books

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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Story and art by Kazushi Hagiwara. Bastard!! Heavy Metal/Dark Fantasy! - In this first volume of ultimate sword and sorcery manga, the kingdom of Metallicana is under attack by the dark forces of four evil armies sweeping the world. As orcs and giants besiege their citadel, the desperate defenders turn to a legend that a virgin's kiss may awaken "Dark Schneider," an ancient evil wizard sealed within the body of Lucien, a seemingly normal 14-year-old-boy. Yoko, Lucien's teenage stepsister, does the deed and as the castle falls, Lucien metamorphoses into a silver-haired demigod! Dark Schneider, the chaotic, lecherous wizard, has returned, only barely restrained by the magic that forces him to obey Yoko! But a world of demons, dragons, and the four evil generals await him - bloodstained Metallicana may never know peace again! Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 208 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $9.95.

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    Volume 1 - 2nd and later printings. Story and art by Kazushi Hagiwara. Bastard!! Heavy Metal/Dark Fantasy! - In this first volume of ultimate sword and sorcery manga, the kingdom of Metallicana is under attack by the dark forces of four evil armies sweeping the world. As orcs and giants besiege their citadel, the desperate defenders turn to a legend that a virgin's kiss may awaken "Dark Schneider," an ancient evil wizard sealed within the body of Lucien, a seemingly normal 14-year-old-boy. Yoko, Lucien's teenage stepsister, does the deed and as the castle falls, Lucien metamorphoses into a silver-haired demigod! Dark Schneider, the chaotic, lecherous wizard, has returned, only barely restrained by the magic that forces him to obey Yoko! But a world of demons, dragons, and the four evil generals await him - bloodstained Metallicana may never know peace again! Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 208 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Bastard GN (2003-2009 Viz) New Format Edition 2-1ST

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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. Story and art by Kazushi Hagiwara. Bastard!! Heavy Metal/Dark Fantasy! - Tia Noto Yoko, the only one who can control Dark Schneider, has been captured by the Dark Rebel Armies! After making their way through a perilous dungeon, past giant eyeballs and fiery demons, D.S. and Princess Sheila face his old ally Ninja Master Gara in a duel that pits sword against magic! Far away, news of D.S.'s resurrection reaches the long ears of Arshes Nei, the elven sorceress who was once his pupil and lover - and now commands a regiment of her own. Remembering past injustices at the hands of the egomaniacal (and two-timing) wizard, she sends her greatest fighter and deadliest assassin to bring her Dark Schneider's severed head! Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 208 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #2-REP
    Bastard GN (2003-2009 Viz) New Format Edition 2-REP

    Volume 2 - 2nd and later printings. Story and art by Kazushi Hagiwara. Bastard!! Heavy Metal/Dark Fantasy! - Tia Noto Yoko, the only one who can control Dark Schneider, has been captured by the Dark Rebel Armies! After making their way through a perilous dungeon, past giant eyeballs and fiery demons, D.S. and Princess Sheila face his old ally Ninja Master Gara in a duel that pits sword against magic! Far away, news of D.S.'s resurrection reaches the long ears of Arshes Nei, the elven sorceress who was once his pupil and lover - and now commands a regiment of her own. Remembering past injustices at the hands of the egomaniacal (and two-timing) wizard, she sends her greatest fighter and deadliest assassin to bring her Dark Schneider's severed head! Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 208 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Bastard GN (2003-2009 Viz) New Format Edition 3-1ST

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    Volume 3 - 1st printing. Story and art by Kazushi Hagiwara. Bastard!! Heavy Metal/Dark Fantasy! - People just can't keep their hands off Dark Schneider - their sword-wielding, knife-toting, deadly assassin's hands, that is. Leaving the besieged kingdom of Metallicana, the mighty wizard goes traveling alone with only Lars the dragon for company - but finds himself under constant attack as his former lover Arshes Nei, now one of the leaders of the Dark Army of Chaos, sends her strongest underlings to kill him! Will it be Kai Harn, the fighter? Or will death come in the form of the Vampire Di-Amon? At the worst possible time, Dark Schneider turns back into his helpless alter ego, the pathologically wimpy Lucien Renlen...and Yoko, his teenage stepsister, may be the only one who can save him! Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 208 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #3-REP
    Bastard GN (2003-2009 Viz) New Format Edition 3-REP

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    Volume 3 - 2nd and later printings. Story and art by Kazushi Hagiwara. Bastard!! Heavy Metal/Dark Fantasy! - People just can't keep their hands off Dark Schneider - their sword-wielding, knife-toting, deadly assassin's hands, that is. Leaving the besieged kingdom of Metallicana, the mighty wizard goes traveling alone with only Lars the dragon for company - but finds himself under constant attack as his former lover Arshes Nei, now one of the leaders of the Dark Army of Chaos, sends her strongest underlings to kill him! Will it be Kai Harn, the fighter? Or will death come in the form of the Vampire Di-Amon? At the worst possible time, Dark Schneider turns back into his helpless alter ego, the pathologically wimpy Lucien Renlen...and Yoko, his teenage stepsister, may be the only one who can save him! Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 208 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #4-1ST
    Bastard GN (2003-2009 Viz) New Format Edition 4-1ST

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    Volume 4 - 1st printing. Story and art by Kazushi Hagiwara. Bastard!! Heavy Metal/Dark Fantasy! - In a postapocalyptic world of heavy metal fantasy, the only thing able to save humans from orcs, lizard men, and other monsters is something even more evil. Sealed within a 14-year-old boy, the chaotic wizard Dark Schneider is unleashed to fight four mighty generals and their plot to resurrect an evil god! Wielding the legendary Sword of Lightning and ultra-high-level elemental magic, Arshes Nei and her armies are poised to devastate the kingdom of Metallicana, and only D.S. stands in her way. But can there be any doubt of the outcome when the prophet's crystal ball has already showed a vision of Dark Schneider... dead?! Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 208 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #5-1ST
    Bastard GN (2003-2009 Viz) New Format Edition 5-1ST

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    Volume 5 - 1st printing. Story and art by Kazushi Hagiwara. Bastard!! Heavy Metal/Dark Fantasy! - Dark Schneider is dead. While his friends and lovers mourn, his enemies prepare for a final assault on Earth's last surviving kingdom. As evil prophet Abigail attacks with an army of zombies, the valiant defenders - Arshes Nei and Ninja Master Gara - must face untold monsters. Can anything short of Dark Schneider's resurrection save them - and the world? Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 208 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #6-1ST
    Bastard GN (2003-2009 Viz) New Format Edition 6-1ST

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    Volume 6 - 1st printing. Story and art by Kazushi Hagiwara. Bastard!! Heavy Metal/Dark Fantasy! - After making their way through a perilous dungeon, past giant eyeballs and fiery demons, Dark Schneider and Princess Sheila face the young wizard's old ally Ninja Master Gara in a duel that pits sword against magic. But their duel is nothing compared to what awaits - a deadly encounter with sorceress Arshes Nei, former pupil, lover, and now mortal enemy who demands Dark Schneider's head. Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 208 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #7-1ST
    Bastard GN (2003-2009 Viz) New Format Edition 7-1ST

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    Volume 7 - 1st printing. Story and art by Kazushi Hagiwara. Bastard!! Heavy Metal/Dark Fantasy! - It isn't a real apocalypse if it can't always get even worse. Gathering the three Infernal Arms ? the Ring of Satan, the Demon-Mail and the Devil's Mace ? the dark priest Abigail combines them in to the ultimate magical weapon, the living bio-organic armor Omega Abigail! Wielding energy beams of godlike power, immune to all possible damage, the omnipotent giant robot threatens to turn the wizard Dark Schneider into a bloody paste beneath its heel! Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 192 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #8-1ST
    Bastard GN (2003-2009 Viz) New Format Edition 8-1ST

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    Volume 8 - 1st printing. Story and art by Kazushi Hagiwara. Bastard!! Heavy Metal/Dark Fantasy! - Dismemberment can't stop Dark Schneider! As the evil priest Abigail unleashes his ultimate weapon to wipe out what's left of his foe, the increasingly limbless sorcerer pours his life's blood into an apocalyptic battle of mage vs. mecha! Three years later, a new band of heroes and villains has arisen...but doomsday may be deferred for long. The ice-wizard Kall-Su, the greatest of Dark Schneider's surviving protégés, is now the mightiest power on Earth...and only one girl stands between him and the evil god Anthrasax, destroyer of worlds. Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 208 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #9-1ST
    Bastard GN (2003-2009 Viz) New Format Edition 9-1ST

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    Volume 9 - 1st printing. Story and art by Kazushi Hagiwara. Bastard!! Heavy Metal/Dark Fantasy! - On an earth overrun with monsters, only one group-the valiant samurai of the fallen kingdom of Aian-Meide-fights against the oppression of Kall-Su, High King of Ice. But the samurai have a secret weapon...the childlike Lucien, who is actually the earthly vessel of the dread wizard Dark Schneider! In the eternal battle inside Lucien's soul, will evil and lechery triumph over good and innocence? Will lizard men appear in this volume? A new beginning for the BASTARD!! Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 192 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #10-1ST
    Bastard GN (2003-2009 Viz) New Format Edition 10-1ST

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    Volume 10 - 1st printing. Story and art by Kazushi Hagiwara. Bastard!! Heavy Metal/Dark Fantasy! - Dark Schneider is back! With the great evil wizard at their side, the samurai of the kingdom of Iron Maiden have a new hope in their struggle for freedom against lord Kall-Su and the monstrous god Anthrasax. Now the two sides must race for an ancient artifact: King Crimson Glory. But is even Dark Schneider a match for his greatest pupil and once-closest friend...Kall-Su, the High King of Ice? Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 184 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #11-1ST
    Bastard GN (2003-2009 Viz) New Format Edition 11-1ST

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    Volume 11 - 1st printing. Story and art by Kazushi Hagiwara. Bastard!! Heavy Metal/Dark Fantasy! - The forces of Kall-Su, the High King of Ice, are on the move. Can the Rebel Samurai stand up against their higher-level enemies, the Sorcerer Shogun? Will Bol Gil Bol, Shadow Master, take the life of the great wizard Dark Schneider? The countdown to apocalypse is ticking - and an old enemy from the past is about to return. Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 184 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #12-1ST
    Bastard GN (2003-2009 Viz) New Format Edition 12-1ST

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    Volume 12 - 1st printing. Story and art by Kazushi Hagiwara. Bastard!! Heavy Metal/Dark Fantasy! - The final seal has been shattered, and the demon god Anthrasax is free! As Dark Schneider lies helplessly nailed to the body of his best friend Kall-Su, the terrible demiurge roams the earth, an army of monstrous bioweapons spilling from his loins. Now, good and evil must join forces to defeat the god of destruction - but will it be enough? The post-apocalyptic fantasy manga, Bastard!! becomes just plain apocalyptic in the biggest budget volume yet! Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 208 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #13-1ST
    Bastard GN (2003-2009 Viz) New Format Edition 13-1ST

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    Volume 13 - 1st printing. Story and art by Kazushi Hagiwara. Bastard!! Heavy Metal/Dark Fantasy! - Has the human race finally found a way to destroy itself for good after countless attempts over thousands of years? Or can one incredibly handsome wizard possibly have enough power to stop it all? Anthrasax is fully revived, and with the power of a god, he is waging war on the kingdoms of Earth. One by one they are swallowed up and destroyed forever. Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 192 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #14-1ST
    Bastard GN (2003-2009 Viz) New Format Edition 14-1ST

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    Volume 14 - 1st printing. Story and art by Kazushi Hagiwara. Bastard!! Heavy Metal/Dark Fantasy! - Dark Schneider takes on his greatest enemy ever, and totally obliterates him! Or does he? Meanwhile, Yoko, the one girl who matters the most to D.S., discovers an incredible truth that makes her wonder about the very relevance of life itself. Plus, the Samurai Army and Sorcerer Shoguns are being beaten back by the Gods of Destruction! How can so much awesome violence be contained in one volume of manga? Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 192 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #15-1ST
    Bastard GN (2003-2009 Viz) New Format Edition 15-1ST

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    Volume 15 - 1st printing. Story and art by Kazushi Hagiwara. Bastard!! Heavy Metal/Dark Fantasy! - The Rebel Samurai and Sorcerer Shogun have been mortally wounded by evil winged monsters. Meanwhile, Kall-Su studies ancient computers aboard the embattled Arc and discovers a prophecy known as "Apocrypha of Johannes," which tells of the end of the world? Armageddon! Then, just as Yoko is about to be ripped apart by winged monsters, Lucien is suddenly reborn as the archangel Lucifer. And while all this is going on D.S. falls into hell and comes face to face with the Devil! Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 192 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $9.99.

  • Issue #16-1ST
    Bastard GN (2003-2009 Viz) New Format Edition 16-1ST

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    Volume 16 - 1st printing. Story and art by Kazushi Hagiwara. Bastard!! Heavy Metal/Dark Fantasy! - While Dark Schneider chats with Satan, Lars and the others continue to fight the Angels. Lucien attempts to convince the Angels that humans are beings worth saving, but his calls for mercy go unheard. Yoko comes to the startling realization that she's the one who has been protecting Lucien all along. Nei, Gara, and Kall-Su discover the cause of the Great Destruction that laid waste to the Earth years ago was not the work of demons, but of angels! Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 186 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $9.99.

  • Issue #17-1ST
    Bastard GN (2003-2009 Viz) New Format Edition 17-1ST

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    Volume 17 - 1st printing. Story and art by Kazushi Hagiwara. Dark Schneider's done it this time! He went and got himself trapped in hell face-to-face with the Devil! Luckily, he's got friends, and they hatch a crazy plan that's so outlandish it just might work. That is if they can keep the Angels from destroying the arc and ruining D.S.'s chances of ever returning. Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 206 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $9.99.

  • Issue #18-1ST
    Bastard GN (2003-2009 Viz) New Format Edition 18-1ST

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    Volume 18 - 1st printing. Story and art by Kazushi Hagiwara. Satan's Been Waitin' for You... After 400 years of waiting, Satan finally meets Dark Schneider, prophesied as the savior of Hell. Satan welcomes him to the Devils' side, but D.S. takes orders from no one...not even the lord of the underworld!! Since he won't cooperate of his own free will, the Devils will have to coerce him by force! If they can defeat him, that is... While the human warriors are sacrificing their lives for humanity, D.S. has got his hands full taking on the Devil Commander, busty Porno Diano! Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 192 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $9.99.

  • Issue #19-1ST
    Bastard GN (2003-2009 Viz) New Format Edition 19-1ST

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    Volume 19 - 1st printing. Story and art by Kazushi Hagiwara. All Hell Breaks Loose! Volume 19 sees new levels of madness, violence, and mosaiced man parts. Hell is awash with the blood of the many, but still many more must die as Dark Schneider continues his combat with the mighty Satan and the luscious Porno Diano. Bodies explode and blood is sprayed across the demonic landscape. Not only does Dark Schneider have his hands full with the fight of his life, he's also got his hands full with the groping of whatever unsuspecting maiden crosses his path. Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 200 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $9.99.