|Alternate Name:||Burakku Jakku|
|Year of Release:||1973|
|Reading Direction:||Right to Left|
Black Jack is the doctor Tezuka wished he could be, one free of the constraints of the modern rules, who can heal and help on his rules. He travels the world helping those who pay him, sometime those he takes mercy on, and always those who move him. Despite not having a valid license, he is still the doctor of last resort, the only man who keeps the reaper at bay. Sometimes though, he's the one who brings the reaper... Won the 1st Kodansha Manga Award for shounen.