Perhaps the most endearing, and enduring, character to emerge from the volcanic imagination of Osamu Tezuka, the godfather of Japanese comics and animation, Astro Boy thrills, amuses, and warms the hearts of readers of all ages. In this volume, a collision with an alien spacecraft sends Astro and the craft's female pilot fifty years into Earth's past, a past before robots—not to mention aliens! Astro must find a way back to his present—our future—before he runs out of power, but his power is desperately needed in a world torn by war and the terror of nuclear weapons!
This volume contains the following stories:
"Once Upon a Time" Astro Boy Tales, Part 1
"Beginning of the Contradiction"
"Living on Earth, 101"
"The Birth of Neva #2"
"Baro, the Robot"
"The Energy Tube"
"The Angel of Vietnam"