(October 2009)

Viz, 2008 Series
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Price:
12.99 USD; 16.99 CAD; 8.99 GBP
Pages:
208
On-sale date:
2009-10-13
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Parental Advisory Explicit Content
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
VIZ Media, LLC
Brand:
Viz Signature
ISBN:
978-1-4215-2779-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
9781421527796
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
Colors:
?

Genre:
crime; adventure
Characters:
Fabiola Iglesias
Reprints:
  • from Black Lagoon Tankobon (Shogakukan Inc., 2002 series) #8

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

El Baile De La Muerte, Part 13 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
crime; adventure
Characters:
Rokoru "Rock" Okajima; Revy; Garcia Lovelace; Fabiola Iglesias; Mr. Chang; Major Shane Caxton; Sister Eda; Captain "Balalaika" Vladilena
Synopsis:
Mr. Chang tries to enlist the Church Of Violence and Hotel Moscow in an effort to extract Major Cazton's unit from Roanapur before Roberta can catch up to them, fearing U.S. military involvement in the area if she does.
Reprints:
  • from Sunday GX Comics (Shogakukan Inc., 2000 series) #?

El Baile De La Muerte, Part 14 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
crime; adventure
Characters:
Rokoru "Rock" Okajima; Revy; Rosarita "Roberta" Tisneros (flashback only); Garcia Lovelace; Fabiola Iglesias; Mr. Chang; Major Shane Caxton; Abrego; Shenhua; Lotton "The Wizard"; Frederica "Sawyer The Cleaner" Sawyer; Captain "Balalaika" Vladilena; Mr. Bren; Filano
Synopsis:
A Colombian drug lord hires an assassination squad to take out Roberta. Roberta, meanwhile, hires a Roanapur assassination squad to flush out Major Caxton's squad so she can take him out. Revy negotiates with Shenhua to take out both squads. And Major Caxton gets wind of the growing activity in the Roanapur underworld.
Reprints:
  • from Weekly GX Comics (Shogakukan Inc., 2000 series) #?

El Baile De La Muerte, Part 15 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
crime; adventure
Characters:
Rokoru "Rock" Okajima; Revy; Rosarita "Roberta" Tisneros; Garcia Lovelace; Fabiola Iglesias; Shenhua; Mr. Bren; Filano
Synopsis:
Abrego's hit squad is lured into a fire fight with some of Major Caxton's men. Then Roberta opens fire on both squads.
Reprints:
  • from Weekly GX Comics (Shogakukan Inc., 2000 series) #?

El Baile De La Muerte, Part 16 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
crime; adventure
Characters:
Rokoru "Rock" Okajima; Revy; Rosarita "Roberta" Tisneros; Garcia Lovelace; Fabiola Iglesias; Major Shane Caxton; Shenhua; Lotton "The Wizard"; Frederica "Sawyer The Cleaner" Sawyer
Synopsis:
Revy enters the fire fight, accompanied by Shenhua, Sawyer The Cleaner and Lotton The Wizard. Meanwhile, Mr. Bren's squad begins to suspect that they've been lied to.
Reprints:
  • from Weekly GX Comics (Shogakukan Inc., 2000 series) #?

El Baile De La Muerte, Part 17 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
crime; adventure
Characters:
Rokoru "Rock" Okajima; Revy; Garcia Lovelace; Fabiola Iglesias; Mr. Chang; Shenhua; Lotton "The Wizard"; Frederica "Sawyer The Cleaner" Sawyer
Synopsis:
Rock and Mr. Chang disagree on whether to abort the mission. And Revy has a disagreement with Fabiola over tactics.
Reprints:
  • from Weekly GX Comics (Shogakukan Inc., 2000 series) #?

El Baile De La Muerte, Part 18 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
crime; adventure
Characters:
Rokoru "Rock" Okajima; Revy; Rosarita "Roberta" Tisneros; Garcia Lovelace; Fabiola Iglesias; Major Shane Caxton; Abrego; Shenhua; Lotton "The Wizard"; Frederica "Sawyer The Cleaner" Sawyer
Synopsis:
The firefight devolves into chaos with all participants fighting each other and Roberta picking off targets as she pleases.
Reprints:
  • from Weekly GX Comics (Shogakukan Inc., 2000 series) #?

El Baile De La Muerte, Part 19 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
crime; adventure
Characters:
Rokoru "Rock" Okajima; Revy; Rosarita "Roberta" Tisneros; Garcia Lovelace; Fabiola Iglesias; Major Shane Caxton
Synopsis:
Garcia abandons the others when he spots Roberta in an attempt to reason with her. Abrego's squad closes in on Roberta, placing her and Garcia in mortal danger.
Reprints:
  • from Sunday GX Comics (Shogakukan Inc., 2000 series) #?

El Baile De La Muerte, Part 20 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
crime; adventure
Characters:
Rosarita "Roberta" Tisneros; Garcia Lovelace
Synopsis:
Watching Roberta violently kill an assassin sends Garcia into shock. Finding Garcia tips Roberta, already overdosed on amphetamines, into a delusional state and she threatens to kill Garcia to prove he is a drug-induced hallucination.
Reprints:
  • from Weekly GX Comics (Shogakukan Inc., 2000 series) #?

El Baile De La Muerte, Part 21 (Table of Contents)

Black Lagoon / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; adventure
Characters:
Rokoru "Rock" Okajima; Rosarita "Roberta" Tisneros; Garcia Lovelace; Major Shane Caxton; Sister Eda; Captain "Balalaika" Vladilena
Synopsis:
Major Caxton rescues Garcia from Roberta. Sister Eda negotiates with Rock over hiring the Black Lagoon to extricate Major Caxton from Roanapur. And Balalaika prepares to enter the fray.
Reprints:
  • from Sunday GX Comics (Shogakukan Inc., 2000 series) #?

Loser's Horizon (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rei Hiroe
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Interview with Rei Hiroe and Gen Urobuchi, author of the Black Lagoon light novel "Shaitan Bahti". The interview is illustrated by two pencil sketches by Hiroe, including one that was turned into the cover of this volume.
Reprints:
  • from Black Lagoon: Shaitan Bahti (Shogakukan, 2008 series) #nn

Editor's Note (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Montesa
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Editor Montesa gives the reader some background history on some of the weapons and tactics used in the "El Baile De La Muerte" storyline.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Lagoon
  2. 1. Crew Of The Black Lagoon
    Black Lagoon
  3. 2. El Baile De La Muerte, Part 13
    Black Lagoon
  4. 3. El Baile De La Muerte, Part 14
    Black Lagoon
  5. 4. El Baile De La Muerte, Part 15
    Black Lagoon
  6. 5. El Baile De La Muerte, Part 16
    Black Lagoon
  7. 6. El Baile De La Muerte, Part 17
    Black Lagoon
  8. 7. El Baile De La Muerte, Part 18
    Black Lagoon
  9. 8. El Baile De La Muerte, Part 19
    Black Lagoon
  10. 9. El Baile De La Muerte, Part 20
    Black Lagoon
  11. 10. El Baile De La Muerte, Part 21
    Black Lagoon
  12. 11. Loser's Horizon
  13. 12. Editor's Note
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