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Black Jack, Vol. 14 (Black Jack #14)

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Black Jack is a mysterious and charismatic genius surgeon who travels the world performing amazing and impossible medical feats. Through highly trained, he freelances without a license because he distains the medical establishment. This leads to run-ins with the authorities and unscrupulous, sometimes criminal, individuals. Because Black Jack keeps his true motives secret, ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published May 31st 2011 by Vertical (first published February 10th 1983)
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Jan 16, 2014 Lissibith rated it liked it
Shelves: manga, contemporary
So, this is where I gave up on this series.

One of the perils of being incredibly awesome is that if you start to be marginally less awesome, you get judged pretty harshly for it. If I'd started a new manga series written and drawn at the level of this volume of Black Jack, I would love it. This is not a bad book, not at all.

But after 14 volumes of stand-alone episodes and variety of cases, by the time I get to this point every reread, its feeling utterly samey. I feel at this point like I've rea
Mar 29, 2012 Chibineko rated it really liked it
I ended up reading this one out of order, but then the best part about this series is that you truly don't have to read any of it in order for the most part. You can pick up almost any volume and read it without worrying that you'll be lost.

The stories in this are pretty varied. We have twins that feel each other's pain, a manga artist and their lover, and people trying to get revenge on our favorite doctors for perceived slights. All in all, this is a normal set of activity for Black Jack. (Oh
Apr 26, 2015 Emmy rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mad-science, manga
Another classic from the Black Jack series! This one includes a story featuring my favorite evil doctor, Dr. Kiriko as well as a doctor who can only be described as a Bela Lugosi style vampire. A ton of fun!
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Nov 16, 2013 Mohd Rizal rated it really liked it
i enjoyed all the stories...most are good...the humor is definately tezuka...had read most of the volumes and it is consistent in its content...the editor did a good job in choosing the right balance in each book instead of publishing it in chronological order. Black Jack shows the good and the bad in most people...the realities of life in an unrealistic way. Sometimes it can be repeatative but mostly its twist and turn in the story makes an interesting read. Osamu Tezuka was a genius and a lege ...more
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Dec 31, 2013 Aurelio Ippandoza rated it really liked it
Great medical manga from Tezuka-san.
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Mar 01, 2013 Russell Grant rated it really liked it
Another great, gross volume by Master Tezuka. What else is there to say, The Black Jack series holds up as one of the best manga. Period.
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Jul 28, 2011 Mary Goodnight rated it it was amazing
Le génie des mangas.
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Dr. Osamu Tezuka (手塚 治虫) was a Japanese manga artist, animator, producer and medical doctor, although he never practiced medicine. Born in Osaka Prefecture, he is best known as the creator of Astro Boy and Kimba the White Lion. He is often credited as the "Father of Anime", and is often considered the Japanese equivalent to Walt Disney, who served as a major inspiration during his f
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