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