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Astro Boy, Vol. 5 (Astro Boy #5)

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From the boundless imagination of Osamu Tezuka, arguably history's most important and inarguably its most prolific creator of graphic fiction, comes Astro Boy, the singular archetype for the exploding anime and manga industries.
Paperback, 213 pages
Published August 13th 2002 by Dark Horse Manga (first published 1993)
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Elijah Kinch Spector
Sep 24, 2009 Elijah Kinch Spector rated it really liked it
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They go so quickly, but this series stays really good. The first story is the real standout in this volume, complete with a robot and creator who clearly act as sort of twisted mirror images to Astro and Dr. Tenma. But, of course, it helps that there's a lot of crazy action and adventure. I am, time and time again, surprised at just how often Tezuka uses the character of Astro's teacher (he's right there with the gun on the cover of this volume), pudgy old man that he is, as a sort of second tie ...more
Elisa
Dec 23, 2015 Elisa rated it liked it
Though I've read a lot of Tezuka's other work, this is my first time reading Astro Boy. As to be expected, the art style and storytelling are both very simplistic compared to his later work. The book is interesting from a historical perspective, but one its own it's rather boring.
sucker4synth
Apr 19, 2016 sucker4synth rated it liked it
Astro is back in his own time, though I am not sure how he got there. When Astro fights a giant sun robot and melts, what will happen? There is also a cool transforming robot that Astro faces. Kinda miss the appeal of the "present day" stories.
Marchel
1. Badai Besi yang Dahsyat
Seperti kata profesor Ochanomizu,"Badai besi buatan manusia tak ada artinya bila dibandingkan dengan kekuatan alam!"

2. Pulau Palang
Kisah tentang robot yang bisa berubah bentuk...

3. Benteng Gerombolan Kuda Terbang
Asal-usul centaurus?

4. Mesin Gila
Robot-robot menjadi gila dan rusak karena sebuah mesin buatan Pros. Fuller. Apa yang harus Atom lakukan untuk mengatasinya?

5. Pangeran Kelelawar
Apa hubungan kelelawar dengan Buzubuzu? Baca aja sendiri kisah ini...
Drew Perron
May 01, 2014 Drew Perron rated it really liked it
Astro Boy is an amazing series. It's an odd fusion of Isaac Asimov, Gardner Fox, and Tex Avery. It often ignores the material aspects of technology in order to play up the metaphorical implications, like a more complex Silver Age comic. Fascinating.
Dony Grayman
Edición argentina que, sospechosamente, apareció en librerías de saldo poquísimo tiempo después de haber salido a la venta.
A más de cuatro años de su publicación, sigue siendo el último tomo publicado.
Federiken Masters
Dec 20, 2011 Federiken Masters marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Recommended to Federiken by: Lo mismo
Ahora que lo conseguí a un precio irrisorio junto al #4, sólo me falta leerme el 3 para hacerme panzada de Astroboy.
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From Wikipedia:
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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