(June 2009)

Viz, 2008 Series
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Price:
12.99 USD; 15.00 CAD; 8.99 GBP
Pages:
212
On-sale date:
2009-06-09
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Parental Advisory Explicit Content
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
VIZ Media, LLC
Brand:
Viz Signature
ISBN:
978-1-4215-1981-4 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
9781421519814
Editing:
Mike Montesa
Color:
Color cover; black & white interior
Dimensions:
5 1/2" x 8"
Binding:
Softcover
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Lagoon / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rei Hiroe
Inks:
Rei Hiroe
Colors:
?

Genre:
crime; adventure
Characters:
Rosarita "Roberta" Tisneros
Reprints:
  • from Black Lagoon Tankobon (Shogakukan Inc., 2002 series) #6

Crew Of The Black Lagoon (Table of Contents)

Black Lagoon / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rei Hiroe; Dan Kanemitsu (translation)
Pencils:
Rei Hiroe
Inks:
Rei Hiroe
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; adventure
Characters:
Rokoru "Rock" Okajima; Revy; Dutch; Benny
Synopsis:
Picture of the Black Lagoon crew, with brief character descriptions.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Greenback Jane, Part 1 (Table of Contents)

Black Lagoon / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Rei Hiroe; Joe Yamazaki (translation)
Pencils:
Rei Hiroe
Inks:
Rei Hiroe; Itako; Toda; Azuma; John Hunt (art touchups)
Letters:
John Hunt

Genre:
crime; adventure
Characters:
Revy; Sister Eda; Brother Ricardo; Sister Yolanda; Janet "Greenback Jane" Bhai
Synopsis:
On the run from local Roanapur mobsters, a professional counterfeiter known as Greenback Jane takes refuge in The Church Of Violence.
Reprints:
  • from Sunday GX Comics (Shogakukan Inc., 2000 series) #?

Indexer Notes

In this story, we learn Revy's real first name is Rebecca.

Greenback Jane, Part 2 (Table of Contents)

Black Lagoon / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Rei Hiroe; Joe Yamazaki (translation)
Pencils:
Rei Hiroe
Inks:
Rei Hiroe; Itako; Toda; Azuma; John Hunt (art touchups)
Letters:
John Hunt

Genre:
crime; adventure
Characters:
Rokoru "Rock" Okajima; Revy; Sister Eda; Janet "Greenback Jane" Bhai; "Groovy Guy" Russell; Shenhua; Leigharch; Frederica "Sawyer The Cleaner" Sawyer; Claude "Torch" Weaver; Lotton "The Wizard"
Synopsis:
The Church Of Violence sells Greenback Jane's location to the Cholos mob, who hire a squad of assassins to retrieve her and her valuable $100 U.S. currency plates.
Reprints:
  • from Sunday GX Comics (Shogakukan Inc., 2000 series) #?

Greenback Jane, Part 3 (Table of Contents)

Black Lagoon / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Rei Hiroe; Joe Yamazaki (translation)
Pencils:
Rei Hiroe
Inks:
Rei Hiroe; Itako; Toda; Azuma; John Hunt (art touchups)
Letters:
John Hunt

Genre:
crime; adventure
Characters:
Rokoru "Rock" Okajima; Revy; Dutch; Sister Eda; Janet "Greenback Jane" Bhai; "Groovy Guy" Russell; Shenhua; Leigharch; Frederica "Sawyer The Cleaner" Sawyer; Claude "Torch" Weaver; Lotton "The Wizard"
Synopsis:
The Church Of Violence blackmails Greenback Jane into cooperating with them, then hires Rock and Revy to smuggle her out of Roanapur through the squad of assassins gunning for them.
Reprints:
  • from Sunday GX Comics (Shogakukan Inc., 2000 series) #?

Greenback Jane, Part 4 (Table of Contents)

Black Lagoon / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Rei Hiroe; Joe Yamazaki (translation)
Pencils:
Rei Hiroe
Inks:
Rei Hiroe; Itako; Toda; Azuma; John Hunt (art touchups)
Letters:
John Hunt

Genre:
crime; adventure
Characters:
Rokoru "Rock" Okajima; Revy; Dutch; Benny; Sister Eda; Janet "Greenback Jane" Bhai; "Groovy Guy" Russell; Shenhua; Frederica "Sawyer The Cleaner" Sawyer; Claude "Torch" Weaver; Lotton "The Wizard"
Synopsis:
Rock escapes with Jane while Revy and Eda take on the assassin squad. But Sawyer The Cleaner manages to head Rock off.
Reprints:
  • from Sunday GX Comics (Shogakukan Inc., 2000 series) #?

Greenback Jane, Part 5 (Table of Contents)

Black Lagoon / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Rei Hiroe; Joe Yamazaki (translation)
Pencils:
Rei Hiroe
Inks:
Rei Hiroe; Itako; Toda; Azuma; John Hunt (art touchups)
Letters:
John Hunt

Genre:
crime; adventure
Characters:
Rokoru "Rock" Okajima; Revy; Dutch; Benny; Sister Eda; Janet "Greenback Jane" Bhai; "Groovy Guy" Russell; Shenhua; Frederica "Sawyer The Cleaner" Sawyer; Claude "Torch" Weaver; Lotton "The Wizard"
Synopsis:
The Black Lagoon finally picks up Rock, Revy and their cargo. But Groovy Guy and Torch remain in pursuit.
Reprints:
  • from Sunday GX Comics (Shogakukan Inc., 2000 series) #?

Greenback Jane, Part 6 (Table of Contents)

Black Lagoon / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script:
Rei Hiroe; Joe Yamazaki (translation)
Pencils:
Rei Hiroe
Inks:
Rei Hiroe; Itako; Toda; Azuma; John Hunt (art touchups)
Letters:
John Hunt

Genre:
crime; adventure
Characters:
Rokoru "Rock" Okajima; Revy; Dutch; Benny; Sister Eda; Janet "Greenback Jane" Bhai; "Groovy Guy" Russell; Claude "Torch" Weaver
Synopsis:
Groovy Guy and Torch board the Black Lagoon. And romance blossoms between Jane and Benny.
Reprints:
  • from Sunday GX Comics (Shogakukan Inc., 2000 series) #?

El Baile De La Muerte, Part 1 (Table of Contents)

Black Lagoon / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Rei Hiroe; Joe Yamazaki (translation)
Pencils:
Rei Hiroe
Inks:
Rei Hiroe; Itako; Toda; Azuma; John Hunt (art touchups)
Letters:
John Hunt

Genre:
crime; adventure
Characters:
Rokoru "Rock" Okajima; Dutch; Benny; Diego Lovelace; Rosarita "Roberta" Tisneros; Garcia Lovelace; Major Shane Caxton
Synopsis:
When the head of the Lovelace clan is assassinated, it sends their head maid Roberta into a single-minded obsession to track down and kill everyone responsible.
Reprints:
  • from Sunday GX Comics (Shogakukan Inc., 2000 series) #?

El Baile De La Muerte, Part 2 (Table of Contents)

Black Lagoon / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Rei Hiroe; Joe Yamazaki (translation)
Pencils:
Rei Hiroe
Inks:
Rei Hiroe; Itako; Toda; Azuma; John Hunt (art touchups)
Letters:
John Hunt

Genre:
crime; adventure
Characters:
Rokoru "Rock" Okajima; Revy; Dutch; Benny; Rosarita "Roberta" Tisneros; Fabiola Iglesias; Bao
Synopsis:
Roberta tracks Major Caxton as far as Roanapur. Meanwhile, the Black Lagoon crew is contacted by Garcia Lovelace through his bodyguard, and Roberta's protege, Fabiola.
Reprints:
  • from Sunday GX Comics (Shogakukan Inc., 2000 series) #?

El Baile De La Muerte, Part 3 (Table of Contents)

Black Lagoon / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Rei Hiroe; Joe Yamazaki (translation)
Pencils:
Rei Hiroe
Inks:
Rei Hiroe; Itako; Toda; Azuma; John Hunt (art touchups)
Letters:
John Hunt

Genre:
crime; adventure
Characters:
Rokoru "Rock" Okajima; Revy; Dutch; Benny; Fabiola Iglesias; Bao
Synopsis:
Fabiola runs afoul of some local gangsters and must demonstrate her skills.
Reprints:
  • from Sunday GX Comics (Shogakukan Inc., 2000 series) #?

Summer Evening Spooky Story Contest (Table of Contents)

Black Lagoon / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Rei Hiroe; Joe Yamazaki (translation)
Pencils:
Rei Hiroe
Inks:
Rei Hiroe; Itako; Toda; Azuma; John Hunt (art touchups)
Letters:
John Hunt

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Rokoru "Rock" Okajima; Revy; Captain "Balalaika" Vladilena; Yukio Washimine; Hansel; Gretel; Boris
Synopsis:
Rock, Revy, Balalaika and Yukio exchange spooky stories to entertain Hansel and Gretel.
Reprints:
  • from ?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Editor's Notes / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Montesa
Pencils:
Rei Hiroe
Inks:
Rei Hiroe; Itako; Toda; Azuma; John Hunt (art touchups)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Editor Montesa provides background information on counterfeiting and on the traditional role of the maid in Japanese manga.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Lagoon
  2. 1. Crew Of The Black Lagoon
    Black Lagoon
  3. 2. Greenback Jane, Part 1
    Black Lagoon
  4. 3. Greenback Jane, Part 2
    Black Lagoon
  5. 4. Greenback Jane, Part 3
    Black Lagoon
  6. 5. Greenback Jane, Part 4
    Black Lagoon
  7. 6. Greenback Jane, Part 5
    Black Lagoon
  8. 7. Greenback Jane, Part 6
    Black Lagoon
  9. 8. El Baile De La Muerte, Part 1
    Black Lagoon
  10. 9. El Baile De La Muerte, Part 2
    Black Lagoon
  11. 10. El Baile De La Muerte, Part 3
    Black Lagoon
  12. 11. Summer Evening Spooky Story Contest
    Black Lagoon
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notes
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