Black Magic [2nd Ed] (GN)
Title: Black Magic [2nd Ed]
Distributor: Dark Horse Comics
Release date: 2008-04-23
Suggested retail price: $14.95
Age rating: 16+
ISBN-10: 1593076967 1593076967
ISBN-13: 9781593076962 9781593076962
Today, the planet Venus is a literal hell of furnace-like temperatures and dense, poisonous atmosphere. But millions of years in its past, Venus teemed with life and with a civilization far advanced to our own. The Nemisis supercomputer controls government functions, with bioroid "executors" created to carry out the system's utopian edicts.
But trouble brews even in paradise as different executors vie for control of Nemesis, forcing the governing system to secretly create Duna Typhon, a super-bioroid "sleeper," raised among the human populace and ready to use her awesome powers should Nemesis be co-opted to turn paradise into paradise lost.
Story and art by Shirow Masamune.
Printed in original Japanese right-to-left format!
(added on 2007-02-02, modified on 2013-06-17)
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