Osamu Tezuka: Anime Character Illustrations HC (2015 Udon) comic books
1st printing. The grandfather of manga and anime, Osamu Tezuka created hundreds of unforgettable characters during his 40+ year career as an illustrator and animator. His influence on generations of artists has been immeasurable, and is still felt today across Japan and beyond. OSAMU TEZUKA: ANIME CHARACTER ILLUSTRATIONS collects the character designs from several of Tezuka's animation projects. Included are characters from Mighty Atom (Astroboy), Jungle Emperor (Kimba the White Lion), Black Jack and many more. Hardcover, 224 pages, B&W. NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $39.99.