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Black Jack, Vol. 16 (Black Jack #16)

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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, 344 pages
Published October 11th 2011 by Vertical (first published April 12th 1983)
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Jan 05, 2014 R rated it really liked it
Even here in th penultimate volume, Tezuka's stories about a morally imbalanced surgeon still come with quality (and this time, quantity). "Anaphylaxis" is a story about Lt. Dan's family being torn over th loss of their son's life, but not on th battlefield where they wanted it. An especially good ending action sequence leaves BJ in a smoky swamp dropping great one-liners. "Miyuki and Ben," which follows it, is another stand-out in this volume, showcasing a thug with a heart of gold who gives as ...more
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Should lose half a star for leftism, but great still
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Jun 07, 2013 Russell Grant rated it really liked it
This is the second to last of the series, and like the others another solid volume. I'm finding the last few of these books tend to be a bit grosser then the previous editions, which is not a complaint. The final story in this one is I think at least twice as long as the typical stories, and ends up being a real gem. Recommended.
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Despite a few comical fillers, this volume covers many of Black Jack's investigations into the seemingly paranormal, including a very memorable story that was adapted into the OVA series.
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Dec 31, 2013 Aurelio Ippandoza rated it really liked it
Great medical manga from Tezuka-san.
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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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