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Exclusive Comics Excerpt: ‘Apollo’s Song’

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The gods, with their poetic justice, can be unrelenting. Just ask young cynic Shogo, who sinned against love. Electroshock therapy was only meant to bring him face to face with his own violent misdeeds but instead landed him in the court of a stern goddess.

Today on the Comics Page, we’re proud to present a sixteen-page excerpt from Apollo’s Song, the totally trippy, landmark 1970 manga by Osamu Tezuka, published in English for the first time this month by Vertical, Inc.

Apollo’s Song, by Osamu Tezuka

What happens next? Read Apollo’s Song, just published by Vertical, Inc.

Exclusive Comics Excerpt: ‘Apollo’s Song’