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King in Limbo Omnibus 1 (Vol. 1-2) (Paperback)

King in Limbo Omnibus 1 (Vol. 1-2) By Ai Tanaka Cover Image
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This is book number 1 in the King in Limbo Omnibus series.

Description


From the creator of Apple Children of Aeon comes a gripping, six-volume thriller manga about trauma, healing, friendship, and what it means to be "sick" or "healthy." A must for fans of suspenseful, complex manga like Naoki Urasawa’s Monster and The Promised Neverland.

"One of the most original and exciting manga I've read in ages." -Alex de Campi (Blade Runner: Black Lotus)


Eight years have passed since the sickness known as "the Sleep" ended millions of lives. Now, after a dangerous procedure that involves diving into patients' memories has ended the pandemic, Petty Officer Adam Garfield wakes up in a hospital to find an IED has taken one of his legs. But Adam's plan to retire from U.S. Navy service and cash in his pension to goof around with his younger siblings is shattered when he receives secret word that the sleeping sickness has returned, and it's his job to coax back the mysterious man who helped cure it the first time: a man known by the codename "King."

Omnibus edition includes Parts 1 and 2.

About the Author


Manga artist Ai Tanaka debuted in the Kodansha magazine ITAN in 2010 before winning broad acclaim for her three-volume series Apple Children of Aeon. Her most recent work is King in Limbo, which is being published in English by Kodansha.

Praise For…


"A disabled veteran is recruited to dive into dreams of patients with a sleeping disease... but neither his superiors nor his dive partner are telling him the whole truth. Part medical mystery, part conspiracy thriller, King in Limbo is one of the most original and exciting manga I've read in ages." -Alex de Campi (Blade Runner: Black Lotus, Archie Vs. Predator)

"Tanaka’s delicate linework creates a vision of a future San Francisco that feels timeless, and a partnership between two men that teeters on the edge of a deep and frightening intimacy that can only be found in dreams." -Blue Delliquanti, (Across a Field of Starlight)

"A gripping, gorgeous manga that grabs the heart of our times and twists it into knots." -Sam Humphries (Blackbird, Green Lanterns)


Praise for Ai Tanaka's Apple Children of Aeon
"Quiet, lovely, and haunting." -Manga Bookshelf

"A gorgeous, surreal read... A genre-bender [that] reminds me of Go with the Clouds, North by Northwest as well as The Girl From the Other Side... A beautiful gem of a manga." -whimsydearest
 
"Weird, unique tale with a poignant atmosphere… The narrative is gripping, and the author has a strong sense of realism while also playing with a metaphysical side." -Noisy Pixel


Product Details
ISBN: 9781646519231
ISBN-10: 164651923X
Publisher: Kodansha Comics
Publication Date: January 16th, 2024
Pages: 336
Language: English
Series: King in Limbo Omnibus