Naoki Urasawa's Monster, Volume 1: Herr Dr. Tenma
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Paperback, VIZ Signature Edition, 221 pages
Published February 1st 2006 by VIZ Media
(first published in Japanese June 1st 1995)
Monster (Vol. 1)
This is fantastic! I absolutely loved it! A crime set in Germany starts off in 1986, then skips ahead to 1995. The twist ending was stunning even though I'd guessed it would turn out the way it did. Lots of medical situations and drama. This would make the perfect starter manga for someone who doesn't like fantasy. I cannot wait to read the next volume! I just have to decide whether to use the library or buy the delicious omnibus editions that are being published now. Hmmm...