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Eagle TPB (2001-2002 Viz) comic books

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Eagle TPB (2001-2002 Viz) 1-1ST
    Published Apr 2001 by Viz.

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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Eagle Gn (2000-2001 Viz Digest) Vol. 1-4. Story and art by Kaui Kawaguchi. Ken Yamaoka, a third-generation Japanese-American, has all the qualifications of a presidential candidate: he studied at Yale, he fought on the front lines in Vietnam, and he has been a Senator for several terms. Now, as he challenges the Vice President for the Democratic presidential nomination, a young Japanese journalist, Takashi Jo, is sent on assignment to Washington, D.C., to study Yamaoka. What is his platform? What is his true personality? And, inevitably, what are the hard questions about his past? Told in an intelligent yet exciting manner, Eagle presents a near-future vision of America as seen through the eyes of one of Japan's most politically aware manga artists. This tremendous graphic novel Softcover, 5-in. x 8-in., 424 pages, B&W. Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Eagle TPB (2001-2002 Viz) 2-1ST
    Published May 2001 by Viz.

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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. Collects Eagle Gn (2000-2001 Viz Digest) Vol. 5-8. Story and art by Kaui Kawaguchi. Intelligent, exciting, critically acclaimed, Eagle presents a near-future vision of America as seen through the eyes of one of Japan's most politically aware manga artists. In this volume, Takashi investigates presidential candidate Yamaoka's past, learning of the struggle between young Yamaoka and his father; the term in Vietnam that nearly killed him; and the story of Patricia Hampton, Yamaoka's wife and the inheritor of millions, who met him in their college years. But today, is he a hardened, pragmatic opportunist, or is he still the idealistic young man that Patricia loved? As the New York primaries approach, Yamaoka vies with Democratic front-runner Albert Noah for the endorsement of Gilbert Blackburn, mayor of NYC and political power broker. But as the TV debates begin, Takashi discovers that racism in America is far from dead. Softcover, 5-in. x 8-in., 424 pages, B&W. Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Eagle TPB (2001-2002 Viz) 3-1ST
    Published Jun 2001 by Viz.

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    Volume 3 - 1st printing. Collects Eagle Gn (2000-2001 Viz Digest) Vol. 9-12. Story and art by Kaui Kawaguchi. A brilliant tactical turnaround during the first TV debate with Vice President Al Noah, Yamaoka narrowly wins his first primary in the vital state of New York. Now it's off to Texas to capture the second largest state in the country. But how well is an urbanite Asian Senator going to do in the heart of the Lone Star State? Especially when he goes for an unscheduled 'town hall' meeting in a ranchers' honky-tonk? Then, the campaign moves to California, the nation's single most important state in the primaries. Yamaoka makes himself known in the Hollywood glamour circles while behind his back VP Albert Noah and his staff plot to derail Yamaoka by digging up a family scandal. Softcover, 5-in. x 8-in., 416 pages, B&W. Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #4-1ST
    Eagle TPB (2001-2002 Viz) 4-1ST
    Published Nov 2001 by Viz.

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    Volume 4 - 1st printing. Collects Eagle Gn (2000-2001 Viz Digest) Vol. 13-17. Story and art by Kaui Kawaguchi. When Cuban immigrant Maria Estefano steps forward with allegations of an affair with Senator Yamaoka, will his campaign lose all of its steam? Then, it's the night of the Democratic National Convention in Chicago and all of Senator Yamaoka's campaign work will undergo a trial by fire under the watchful eyes of the nation. Can Yamaoka snatch victory from his rival, the formidable Vice President, Albert Noah? Softcover, 5-in. x 8-in., 512 pages, B&W. Cover price $22.95.

  • Issue #5-1ST
    Eagle TPB (2001-2002 Viz) 5-1ST
    Published Apr 2002 by Viz.

    Volume 5 - 1st printing. Collects Eagle Gn (2000-2001 Viz Digest) Vol. 18-22. Story and art by Kaui Kawaguchi. A labor strike turns Seattle into the latest political hotseat, and Yamaoka wants to use the situation to gain valuable electoral votes in the election. Can the Senator make his move before General Grant? Then, growing racial tension in the South sparks a wave of assassination attempts against Yamaoka! But is he merely the innocent victim he appears to be? And finally, the moment of truth arrives - election day! Softcover, 5-in. x 8-in., 584 pages, B&W. Cover price $22.95.