In Monday, Shogakukan has released the first ever edition of Osamu Tezuka’s early sketches that have never been seen before. These are special drawings and designs he had completed in his young age. The title of the book is Tezuka Osamu Sousaku Note to Shoki Sakuhin Shuu 2 (Osamu Tezuka Production Notes and Early Works Collection 2)
There are his works on the God of Manga characters from his early school days back in 1943. Oyaji Tantei and Baritone Koujou Jiken are among his first ever manga booklets and are recreated in this special printed version of his sketches.
There hardly anything worth more than having the beginning of some of Tezuka-sensei’s most prominent and reoccurring key characters. This project is definitely a winning one for both manga fans and the publishing house.
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