Black Jack Volume 1
Title: Black Jack Volume 1 Binding: Paperback Author: OsamuTezuka Publisher: Vertical
Jack Staff is Britain's Greatest Hero, or at least he used to be. Twenty years ago he disappeared, and everyone just forgot about him. Except for Becky Burdock, Girl Reporter for The World's Press. She's investigating a series of murders in Castletown, but finds a lot more than she expected, including a long forgotten super-hero and a secret that's been hidden for over six Jack Staff is Britain's Greatest Hero, or at least he used to be.
Black Jack is a mysterious and charismatic genius surgeon who travels the world performing amazing and impossible medical feats. Through highly trained, he freelances without a license because he distains the medical establishment. This leads to run-ins with the authorities and unscrupulous, sometimes criminal, individuals. Because Black Jack keeps his true motives secret, his ethics are perceived as questionable and he is considered a selfish, uncaring devil.