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Pulp (1997-2002 Viz Media) Manga Magazine comic books 2002-2004

  • Vol. 6 #1
    Pulp (1997-2002 Viz Media) Manga Magazine Vol. 6 #1

    Volume 6, Issue 1 - January 2002. By Various. An anthology of manga geared towards a more adult mind set. PULP has sexy, tough, surreal, violent and hilarious manga, plus columns and features written by some of the premier experts in Japanese pop culture. In this issue: Cinderalla's fairy godmother is more of a fairy-in-training in "Cinderalla"! Aya's ex-husband plants seeds of doubt with Suekichi about Aya's promiscuity in "Dance Till Tomorrow"! Kids and salary men deserve comics, too, in "Even a Monkey Can Draw Manga"! Purima tells the police about Renge's plans in "Bakune Young"! Max finds out his friend is the target of a citywide manhunt in "Banana Fish"! And a calm day suddenly turns into a raging typhoon with a murderous mind of its own in "Uzumaki"! Plus: "Short Cuts"! 176 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $5.95.

  • Vol. 6 #2
    Pulp (1997-2002 Viz Media) Manga Magazine Vol. 6 #2

    Volume 6, Issue 2 - February 2002. By Various. An anthology of manga geared towards a more adult mind set. PULP has sexy, tough, surreal, violent and hilarious manga, plus columns and features written by some of the premier experts in Japanese pop culture. "Bakune Young": Renge uses a spiral to hypnotize Capt. Mercury Cougar and the two take an inner journey into a giant vagina! "Banana Fish": Fashion alert -- the action lets up some, as Ash Lynx raids the J. Crew catalogue. "Cinderalla": In this installment of the psychedelic fairy tale, the Little Fairy successfully turns Cinderalla into a zombie so she can attend the Prince's concert. "Dance Till Tomorrow": Aya's ex-husband knows her secret life at night and now is stalking her! Is Sue helping him? "Even a Monkey Can Draw Manga": Learn how to draw spectacular mah-jong manga and the secret codes of manga body language. "Short Cuts": Ko-gals take sex education to the next level! "Uzumaki": Japan's most infamous horror series spirals toward its climax as weird calluses start appearing on everybody's skin. Plus: A look at Osamu Tezuka's Metropolis. 128 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $5.95.

  • Vol. 6 #3
    Pulp (1997-2002 Viz Media) Manga Magazine Vol. 6 #3

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    Volume 6, Issue 3 - March 2002. By Various. An anthology of manga geared towards a more adult mind set. PULP has sexy, tough, surreal, violent and hilarious manga, plus columns and features written by some of the premier experts in Japanese pop culture. "Bakune Young": It takes a big man like Bakune to possess an even bigger man like Purima...but that's what it's going to take to break Bakune's comatose mass out of the Osaka Police Hospital. "Banana Fish": Ash abandons his preppie disguise and descends back into the New York underworld...on a train to Times Square and 42nd, where a knife in the back awaits one of his thousand enemies. "Cinderalla": Cinderalla always believed that some day her Prince would come -- the rotting, fungous artist formerly known as a living being; but she didn't expect him to plummet onto her during his long-awaited stage show! "Dance Till Tomorrow": It won't be two men in a tub, as the relentlessly heterosexual Aya and Suekichi play underwater rhymes in his new pad, while Aya's ex-husband Munakata stalks the lovers in the best slasher-movie manner! "Even a Monkey Can Draw Manga": The Professor dares to suggest that anime characters look alike, even while showing you the true meaning of anthropomorphism and how to draw "funny" animals -- haw! haw! "Short Cuts": What's more bizarre: A Tokyo girl in an Egyptian middle kingdom dress or a Tokyo boy in a waistcoat and plus-fours? Fortunately, this is "Short Cuts," so you can decide for yourself. "Uzumaki": In the wake of the second hurricane, a battered Kurozu-Cho has become cut off from the outside world, and when a TV news reporter drives into the disaster site, what she discovers may make her wish she had never come! 128 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $5.95.

  • Vol. 6 #4
    Pulp (1997-2002 Viz Media) Manga Magazine Vol. 6 #4

    Volume 6, Issue 4 - April 2002. By Various. An anthology of manga geared towards a more adult mind set. PULP features sexy, tough, surreal, violent and hilarious manga, plus columns and features written by experts in Japanese pop culture. "Bakune Young": Purima, possessed by Bakune, breaks into the Diet building and prepares to fortify it. "Banana Fish": Ash's spectacular murder of a rival gangster throws fear into Arthur's coalition! "Cinderalla": Midnight strikes for Cinderalla and she must leave the arms of her Prince. As she rushes, she loses her glass...eye. "Dance Till Tomorrow": Munakata shaves, Suekichi and Aya have hijinx in the bathtub, plus Kurt Vonnegut references! "Even a Monkey Can Draw Manga": Lesson-time is over and our erstwhile dreamers embark on a brave new adventure! "Short Cuts": Satanic worship in the world of trendy ko-gals. "Uzumaki": The end is nigh for the beleaguered residents of Kurozu-cho as the social structure breaks down. Plus: A PULP exclusive interview with "Dance Till Tomorrow"'s Naoki Yamamoto! 128 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $5.95.

  • Vol. 6 #5
    Pulp (1997-2002 Viz Media) Manga Magazine Vol. 6 #5

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    Volume 6, Issue 5 - May 2002. By Various. An anthology of manga geared towards a more adult mind set. PULP features sexy, tough, surreal, violent and hilarious manga, plus columns and features written by experts in Japanese pop culture. "Bakune Young": As U.S. Navy jets begin their final run on the Diet building, Cagney-esque riot cops attempt to dislodge Purima and Yoshio from their stronghold inside. "Banana Fish": Who should get through airport security to wish Papa Dino a bon voyage on his trip to explain the missing 50 million? None but the one responsible -- Ash Lynx! "Cinderalla": It's showtime! One-eyed zombie gals from all around the kingdom line up to match their empty eye sockets with the glass eye in the Prince's possession. But this is Cinderalla's day. "Dance Till Tomorrow": A clean and sober Munakata shows up, reconciles with the family, and after a heartwarming reunion, begins slamming it to Aya. Or is it all just Suekichi's service-industry-induced nightmare? "Even a Monkey Can Draw Manga": Our undaunted duo begins the arduous task of creating their very own manga series! "Short Cuts": More surreal ko-gal madness. "Uzumaki": Return of the snail people! Overcrowded housing conditions! And the entire Japanese Navy gets sucked into a whirlpool. Plus: Mondo Tokyo Guide! 128 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $5.95.

  • Vol. 6 #6
    Pulp (1997-2002 Viz Media) Manga Magazine Vol. 6 #6

    Volume 6, Issue 6 - June 2002. By Various. An anthology of manga geared towards a more adult mind set. PULP features sexy, tough, surreal, violent and hilarious manga, plus columns and features written by experts in Japanese pop culture. "Bakune Young": The "heinously violent" conclusion to the most heinously violent story in the blood-spattered history of PULP. Contains violence. "Banana Fish": Not since Roger Moore in Live and Let Die has a man been so conspicuous; will Ash work it out with the brothers to form a rainbow coalition against Dino? "Cinderalla": It's Fairy Godmother to the rescue as eyeballs return to their proper owners and a patch-eyed Cinderalla encounters her destiny with the Prince! "Dance Till Tomorrow": As the unthinkable happens -- Munakata getting to third base with Aya -- more about her personality is "revealed"! "Even a Monkey Can Draw Manga": The intrepid duo makes their first hair-raising encounter with a real manga editor! "Uzumaki": Our heroes try to flee Kurozu-cho, while Kirie's brother Mitsuo begins to change into a snail. "Short Cuts": A ko-gal encounters trouble as she's repeatedly re-drawn by that wascally wabbit Usamaru. 128 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $5.95.

  • Vol. 6 #7
    Pulp (1997-2002 Viz Media) Manga Magazine Vol. 6 #7

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    Volume 6, Issue 7 - July 2002. By Various. An anthology of manga geared towards a more adult mind set. This issue's cover feature is Junko Mizuno's Cinderalla, including a new interview with the artist! Also in this issue: "Banana Fish": It's shmears vs. natto as Ash and Eiji resume domesticity. Meanwhile, thirteen members of Arthur's organization have developed quarter-sized holes in their heads. "Cinderalla": The grand finale! And they all lived happily ever after (of course)! "Dance Till Tomorrow": The sensitive yakuza and patron of the arts returns to Suekichi's life, wanting his gun back and the theater troupe's aid in disguising his appearance. "Short Cuts": Ko-gals meet a bear in the woods, the Adventures of Candy, and what to do with long eyelashes. "Uzumaki": The penultimate episode, "The Labyrinth!" It's the end of days as all of Kurozu-cho twists into a gigantic spiral labyrinth. How will our heroes Kirie and Shuichi get out of this one...or will they? Plus: "Even a Monkey Can Draw Manga"! 128 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $5.95.

  • Vol. 6 #8
    Pulp (1997-2002 Viz Media) Manga Magazine Vol. 6 #8

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    Volume 6, Issue 8 - August 2002. By Various. An anthology of manga geared towards a more adult mind set. Final issue! "Banana Fish": In a melancholy scene, looking out upon the World Trade Center, Ash explains to Eiji the Hemingway story from which his nom de guerre comes. (Banana Fish continues from here on in the pages of Animerica Extra). "Dance Till Tomorrow": While the local yakuza kingfish hides in Bondage Horse blackface at Suekichi's crib, we meet the elderly gent who once proposed to Aya, explaining Tomo's remark on page 8 of PULP Vol. 6 #4. "Short Cuts": Gonguras in a box, Sonomi's Marilyn Manson t-shirt, and "Usamaru" creates a gigantic, gorgeous ko-gal splash page. Plus: "Uzumaki"! 120 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $5.95.