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Akira (1988) comic books graded by CBCS

  • Item #51630810
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    Akira (1988) #1 CBCS 8.5
    Published Aug 1988 by Marvel.
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #76BF92-003
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.75) will be charged at checkout.

    1st printing. Here it is – the first English translation of Katsuhiro Otomos influential manga series, paving the way for the manga and anime craze to blossom in the English-speaking world. Decades after a mysterious explosion destroys Tokyo, teen bikers Tetsuo and Kaneda encounter a child with the face of an old man; his strange powers hold the key to the mystery. Story, art and cover by Otomo. Color by Steve Oliff, who pioneered the use of computer coloring with this series. Also includes an introductory article by Archie Goodwin. Mature readers. Cover price $3.50.

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    Akira (1988) #34 CBCS 9.8
    Published Oct 1995 by Marvel.

    Akira (1988) 34 CBCS 9.8

    Paper: White

    Label #19-330A431-002

    Starts Oct 5

    With the military option failing, Kaneda realizes he may have to take on Tetsuo himself. The first English translation of Katsuhiro Otomos influential manga series. Story, art and cover by Otomo. Color by Steve Oliff. Mature readers. Cover price $6.95. Cover price $6.95.

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    Akira (1988) #37 CBCS 9.8
    Published Jan 1996 by Marvel.

    Akira (1988) 37 CBCS 9.8

    This item's CBCS grade equals the top CGC census grade.

    Paper: White

    Label #19-330A431-006

    Starts Oct 5

    "Evolution" As the epic battle draws to a close, the secret of Akiras power is revealed. The first English translation of Katsuhiro Otomos influential manga series. Story, art and cover by Otomo. Color by Steve Oliff. Includes a bonus story "Final Bets", written by Jo Duffy, with painted art by Mark Texeira, and a pinup by Dave Gibbons. Cover price $6.95.