Guess Who is Returning to Comics?February 23, 2015
Hint: He’s featured in the image above.
Of course it is none other than Astro Boy! Dark Horse Comics announced the return of the beloved jet-powered character in September in a collection of rare and out-of-print omnibus. Astro Boy began in 1952 under the original name of Mighty Atom, written and illustrated by Osamu Tezuka. Astro Boy lives in a world where robots and humans co-exist, and is a robot himself, taking down crime.
From Dark Horse Comics:
In September, there’s a whole new way to enjoy Osamu Tezuka’s beloved Astro Boy: in omnibus form!
Boasting nearly seven hundred pages of content for only $19.99, Dark Horse Comics’ Astro Boy Omnibus Volume 1 features Tezuka’s most popular and influential work, detailing Astro Boy’s jet-powered, superstrong, evil-bashing adventures. Exciting, whimsical, and touching, Astro Boy brings back a classic era of comics and animation, featuring tales that readers both young and old will enjoy.
Collecting rare and out-of-print material, the oversized Astro Boy omnibus collection is the first in a series that brings back Tezuka’s beloved character for a whole new generation to enjoy.
[Image via Dark Horse Comics]