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Case Closed Vol 51 (GN)

Gosho Aoyama

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Viz
08 July 2014
Graphic novels: Manga; Fiction-related items; Comic strip fiction & graphic novels (Children's&YA); Urban Fantasy; Detective Fantasy; Science; Manga; Shogakukan Manga Award
Jimmy Kudo, the son of a world-renowned mystery writer, is a high school detective who has cracked the most baffling of cases. One day while on a date with his childhood friend Rachel Moore, Jimmy observes a pair of men in black involved in some shady business. The men capture Jimmy and give him a poisonous substance to rub out their witness. But instead of killing him, it turns him into a little kid! Jimmy takes on the pseudonym Conan Edogawa and continues to solve all the difficult cases that come his way. All the while, he's looking for the men in black and the mysterious organization they're with in order to find a cure for his miniature malady.

Digging for clams at the beach, the Junior Detective League digs up a mystery instead. Did a depressed beachgoer commit suicide, or was he murdered by one of his friends? Then detective Richard Moore faces a challenge beyond his crime-fighting abilities: taking care of his ex-wife's new kitten! But the pesky furball leads him to the clues he needs to solve an impenetrable code. Could there be a new detective in town-one even cuter than Conan?
By:   Gosho Aoyama
Imprint:   Viz
Country of Publication:   United States
Volume:   51
Dimensions:   Height: 191mm,  Width: 127mm,  Spine: 18mm
Weight:   172g
ISBN:   9781421565071
ISBN 10:   1421565072
Series:   Case Closed
Pages:   192
Publication Date:   08 July 2014
Audience:   General/trade ,  Young adult ,  ELT Advanced ,  Preschool (0-5)
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Gosho Aoyama made his debut in 1992 with Chotto Matte (Wait a Minute), which won Shogakukan's prestigious Shinjin Comic Taisho (Newcomer's Award for Comics) and launched his career as a critically acclaimed, top-selling manga artist. In addition to Detective Conan, which won the Shogakukan Manga Award in 2001, Aoyama created the popular manga Yaiba, which won the Shogakukan Manga Award in 1992. Aoyama's manga is greatly influenced by his boyhood love for mystery, adventure and baseball, and he has cited the tales of Arsene Lupin and Sherlock Holmes and the samurai films of Akira Kurosawa as some of his childhood favorites.

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