Black Jack (Viz)

 BLJV   (Viz, 1999)

™ and ©1987 Tezuka Productions
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Black Jack is a legend, sought out by those in need the world over. He’s not a super-hero though—he’s a surgeon. And although brilliant with a scalpel, he carries with him a dark secret… namely, that he is unlicensed to practice medicine. That matters little to desperate victims of injury or ailment who know that if he can’t help them, no one can. In this one-shot, Black Jack is sought out by a foreign military couple who risk both their lives and an international incident to bring their dying son to his door. There might be a way to save him, but will they pay the price? In another, Black Jack himself is injured in an accident, and finds himself at the mercy of a rival doctor… who sees an opportunity for revenge. Meanwhile, Black Jack must fend off the advances of the doctor’s lovestruck sister, a romance complicated by a former patient of his, trapped in the body of a small girl, who believes herself to be his wife. Small wonder the man is somewhat tormented.

This manga special from 1987 was written and drawn by Osamu Tezuka, whose anime creations include Astro Boy and others. Published in black-and-white by Viz Comics.

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#1

  3/1/1999
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#1 (2nd printing)

  12/1/1999
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Book #1

 
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Special Edition #2

 
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