Posted Monday, February 09, 2009
Naoki Urasawa (creator of the fantastic thriller series Monster) has two new books on the shelf today!
20th Century Boys, acclaimed as Urasawa's magnum opus, begins as the story of a young man trying to make ends meet running a convenience store and caring for his niece but as an apocalyptic cult spreads it's influence Kenji begins to notice connections between the shadowy organization and memories of his childhood friends.
In Pluto Urasawa gives us a new perspective on manga giant Osamu Tezoka's classic story "World's Strongest Robot". This science-noir murder mystery follows Europol robot detective Gesicht through Germany as he tracks a killer who targets both humans and robots with no apparent motive.