Thursday, March 31, 2011

A Man From Mars

Well it's been awhile I started school recently so I haven't had to time to post anything. But this week I had time so I thought I'd post some pics of one of my acquisitions Osamu Tezuka's A Man From Mars. Which is a 22 page short story with a beautiful cover. It was Printed in July 1952 as a supplement in Shonen Gahosha. here's a quick plot outline from
"A Man from Mars" is a science fiction short story depicting a conflict between an alien from Mars and earthlings. A boy called Chiru-chiru and his younger sister Michiru are poor children. One day they help a mysterious stranger lying by the roadside. The man, named Harrire, gives them golden seeds. It turns out that Harrire is a Martian who has come down to Earth to get water. Harrie negotiates with humans for the water he needs, but in vain. Meanwhile, a villain named Dr. Marpigie carries away Harrire's spaceship. Chiru-chiru, Michiru and Detective Higeoyaji help Harrire and fight against the villains in the snow-covered mountains.