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Barefoot Gen TPB (1988-1989 New Society) A Cartoon Story of Hiroshima 2nd Edition comic books

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Barefoot Gen TPB (1988-1989 New Society) A Cartoon Story of Hiroshima 2nd Edition 1-1ST

    2nd Edition - Volume 1 - 1st printing. "A Cartoon Story of Hiroshima!" Story and art by Keiji Nakazawa. Cartoonist Keiji Nakazawa was 7-years-old and living in Hiroshima in the early days of August 1945 when the city was destroyed by an atomic bomb. Starting a few months before that event, the four volume saga of young Gen shows life in Japan after years of war and privations. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., B&W. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #2-1ST
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    2nd Edition - Volume 2 - 1st printing. "The Day After!" Story and art by Keiji Nakazawa. Cartoonist Keiji Nakazawa was seven years old and living in Hiroshima in the early days of August 1945 when the city was destroyed by an atomic bomb dropped by the U.S.A. Starting a few months before that event, the ten-volume saga shows life in Japan after years of war and privations. Volume Two, The Day After, tells the story of the day after the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, as seen through the eyes of seven-year-old Gen Nakaoka. Gen, his mother, and his newborn sister face the horrors of the day after the bomb. This long story can be compared in scope and intensity to Maus. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 192 pages, B&W. Cover price $9.95.

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    Barefoot Gen TPB (1988-1989 New Society) A Cartoon Story of Hiroshima 2nd Edition 3-1ST

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    2nd Edition - Volume 3 - 1st printing. "Life After the Bomb!" Story and art by Keiji Nakazawa. Volume three follows Gen, his mother and baby brother as they search for a place to rest in the bomb's aftermath. Facing rejection, hunger and humiliation, they come to realize that they still have - and can share - self-respect, hope, and inner strength. Volume four, resumes nine days after the bomb, as Gen and his mother continue to struggle for food, shelter and water amid chaos and vast human suffering. Though confronted with the most despicable aspects of humankind, Gen acts with love and compassion. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 164 pages, B&W. Cover price $9.95.