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5 edition of Lone Wolf & Cub, Volume 10 found in the catalog.

Lone Wolf & Cub, Volume 10

Hostage Child

by Kazuo Koike

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Dark Horse .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Graphic Novels,
  • Historical adventure,
  • General,
  • Comics & Graphic Novels,
  • Fiction,
  • Comics & Graphic Novels / General,
  • Action & Adventure,
  • Graphic Novels - General

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLone Wolf and Cub (10)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8694073M
    ISBN 101569715114
    ISBN 109781569715116

    This volume has an explosive start and a poetic end. I first read this back inand 20 years later I still get chills whenever I pick it up again. Without the same cultural controls and juvenile expectations, they thrived. Eventually, when you get a large academic community committed to the works of the culture, you can start producing expert, informed translations, but it's only recently that we've begun to look seriously at our own comics, much less those of Japan. If you have ever wondered about the veracity of the old cliche about a picture being worth a thousand words, Lone Wolf and Cub will take away any doubts. The wordplay, allusions, cultural content, and literary traditions are just not in the reference pool for Americans.

    The complexity and detail of the plot reveal a level of sophistication that many have tried to copy over the decades since its release, but none have managed to better. See more. In fact, after the second film, each movie climaxes with Ogami slaughtering an entire army single-handedly. Though perhaps I should have started with Tezuka, the appeal of the traveling ronin story was a great draw for me.

    We should thank the Japanese and the Europeans for keeping the artistic vision alive and thriving for those long decades when we, blinded by fear and nationalism, had forgotten them. Daigoro is found by a ronin and his disabled son who put their lives on the line to defend the small child. The characters and themes anchor the story more deeply than a simple sequence of events. Instead, he gives his 1 year old son, the only survivor of the attack, the choice between a ball and a sword. Enjoyment 10 There are many anime and manga that can rightly be considered classics for one reason or another.


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In addition to this, the influence on Western media has been just as great. Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title eg. The characters and themes anchor the story more deeply than a simple sequence of events.

After this experience, I explored the Franco-Belgian and Italian traditions, much to my edification. The intense controls put onto films and books hurt these fledgling forms, who had few defenders in the arts and academia to keep fighting for authorial rights. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification eg.

Eventually, when you get a large academic community committed to the works of the culture, you can start producing expert, informed translations, but it's only recently that we've begun to look seriously at our own comics, much less those of Japan.

Firstly, America has an Animation Age Ghetto to match its Comics Age Ghetto, meaning that when companies bring in animation from Japan or Europethey are looking for something to sell to kids, and aren't very picky about the quality of the writing or acting.

Each one has its own theme and tone, each shows the complete arc of an idea; but, like a poetic cycle, these stories are greater as a whole than they are alone.

Though he is an impossibly strong, invincible warrior, sometimes to the detriment of tension, his methods of solving these problems are often surprisingly insightful and subtle, showing a deep and shrewd intelligence behind his mighty sword arm.

Instead, he gives his 1 year old son, the only survivor of the attack, the choice between a ball and a sword. The volume is not all bloodshed though.

Entire panels of the manga are recreated in perfect detail throughout the film series. He may have a heart as strong as his father, but Daigoro's soul has been tainted by blood, violence and death that it has led him to trouble; yet as if fate and death plays with him, the cub manages to find love and compassion in his direst moments.

Even with European comics it's less challenging, because we are culturally and linguistically closer to France than we are to Japan. This volume also separates Lone Wolf 4 — 4.

Lone Wolf and Cub Omnibus Volume 1

Should his son choose the ball, then he will be sent to his mother's side. Even though the content and language are different, the film techniques and literary tropes are recognizable.

A baby cart powerup enables Ookami Lone Wolf & Cub mow down enemies with blasts of fire. Here I was, searching the back shelves fruitlessly for English translations of rare European comics when every bookstore has a thickly-stocked manga section. But, even when this isn't the case, and we've got entities like Cartoon Network who are deliberately trying to bring in adult animation fare, we aren't getting the most conceptual and experimental stuff from Japan, because translating such a work is no enviable task.

In both Disney's Fantasia and McCay's Little Nemo, we have visions of great experimental artistry in both animation and comics. I first read this back inand 20 years later I still get chills whenever I pick it up again.The saga of Lone Wolf and Cub starts to move dramatically in this tenth volume in the series.

Assassin-for-hire Ogami Itto (Lone Wolf) and his son Daigoro (Cub) end up being hunted down by Ogami's former masters, leading to some spectacular action sequences and stunning twists that will by quite interesting to see develop in future volumes/5(5).

Lone Wolf and Cub last edited by chrono on 02/04/20 AM 28 issues in this volume Add Issue Reverse sort. This edit will also create new pages on Comic Vine for. Oct 27,  · Kazuo Koike's Lone Wolf and Cub (Dark Horse) is an acclaimed masterpiece of graphic fiction, and New Lone Wolf and Cub is the 21st century sequel to this ground-breaking manga.

Ogami Itto, the Lone Wolf, and his nemesis, Yagyu Retsudo, lie dead on the field of their titanic duel.4/5(2). Find the value of the First comic Lone Wolf And Cub volume 1. What is your Lone Wolf And Cub comic book worth? Buy Lone Wolf and Cub Omnibus Volume 1 at sylvaindez.com Book Format: Paperback.

Paperback Paperback is out of stock. Qty: Get In-Stock Alert. Lone Wolf and Cub by Kazuo Koike is one of the most beautiful, most violent graphic novel I have ever seen - it is, for lack of a better word, stunning. /5(2). Lone Wolf and Cub Omnibus» Lone Wolf and Cub Omnibus #10 - Volume 10 released by Dark Horse Manga on October Summary Short summary describing this issue.