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Buddha GN (2005-2007 Tezuka) comic books

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Buddha GN (2005-2007 Tezuka) 1-1ST
    Published by VERTICAL.

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "Kapilavastu!" Story and art by Osamu Tezuka. Japanese comics godfather Osamu Tezuka tells the story of Buddha's life like it's never been told before. Entertaining, visually spectacular, and warm, Buddha is the ultimate example of Tezuka's storytelling genius and artistic mastery. The progenitor of manga as we know it, and the inspiration for countless artists, Osamu Tezuka continues to elicit the deepest awe with his sweeping grasp of the human condition. This life of Buddha is one that all persuasions can enjoy. Softcover, 6-in. x 8-in., 400 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Buddha GN (2005-2007 Tezuka) 3-1ST

    Volume 3 - 1st printing. "Devadatta!" Story and art by Osamu Tezuka. Japanese comics godfather Osamu Tezuka tells the story of Buddha's life like it's never been told before. Entertaining, visually spectacular, and warm, Buddha (an eight-volume work to be published in gorgeous hardcovers) is the ultimate example of Tezuka's artistic mastery. His consummate skill at visual expression, and warm humanity, blossom fully in this epic presentation of Siddhartha's life and times. This masterpiece is one that all ages and persuasions can enjoy. Softcover, 6-in. x 8-in., 328 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #4-1ST
    Buddha GN (2005-2007 Tezuka) 4-1ST

    Volume 4 - 1st printing. "The Forest of Uruvela!" Story and art by Osamu Tezuka. Japanese comics godfather Osamu Tezuka tells the story of Buddha's life like it's never been told before. Entertaining, visually spectacular, and warm, Buddha is the ultimate example of Tezuka's artistic mastery. His consummate skills blossom fully in this epic presentation of Siddhartha's life and times. This masterpiece is one that all ages and persuasions can enjoy. Softcover, 6-in. x 8-in., 376 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #4-REP
    Buddha GN (2005-2007 Tezuka) 4-REP Buddha GN (2005-2007 Tezuka) 4-REP
    Published 2006 by VERTICAL.

    Volume 4 - 2nd and later printings. "The Forest of Uruvela!" Story and art by Osamu Tezuka. Japanese comics godfather Osamu Tezuka tells the story of Buddha's life like it's never been told before. Entertaining, visually spectacular, and warm, Buddha is the ultimate example of Tezuka's artistic mastery. His consummate skills blossom fully in this epic presentation of Siddhartha's life and times. This masterpiece is one that all ages and persuasions can enjoy. Softcover, 6-in. x 8-in., 376 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #5-REP
    Buddha GN (2005-2007 Tezuka) 5-REP
    Published 2007 by VERTICAL.

    Volume 5 - 2nd or later printings. "Deer Park!" Story and art by Osamu Tezuka. Comics godfather Osamu Tezuka tells the story of Buddha's life as it's never been told before. "Osamu Tezuka invented a whole new grammar of comics storytelling and his place in the history of Japanese comis is about as central as Siddhartha's place in the history of Buddhism." - Art Spiegelman, author of Maus. Osamu Tezuka (1928 - 1989), author of Astro Boy, reigns as the undisputed king of Japanese manga comics. Softcover, 6-in. x 8-in., 350 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #6-1ST
    Buddha GN (2005-2007 Tezuka) 6-1ST

    Volume 6 - 1st printing. "Ananda!" Story and art by Osamu Tezuka. Comics godfather Osamu Tezuka tells the story of Buddha's life as it's never been told before. "Buddha is a vast and fulfilling masterpiece of epic proportions executed with religious devotion. It stands as the opus of Japan's greatest cartoonist, and a high watermark for the medium," says Craig Thompson, author of Blankets. Osamu Tezuka (1928-1989), author of Astro Boy, reigns as the undisputed king of Japanese manga comics! Softcover, 6-in. x 8-in., 360 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS Cover price $14.95.