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The ghost in the shell

Author: Masamune Shirow
Publisher: New York : Kodansha Comics, an imprint of Kodansha USA Publishing, LLC, [2017]-
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Deluxe editionView all editions and formats
"Deep into the 21st century, the line between man and machine has been inexorably blurred as humans rely on the enhancement of mechanical implants and robots are upgraded with human tissue. In this rapidly converging technoscape, the covert-ops agents of Section 9 are charged to track and crack the most dangerous terrorists, cybercriminals, and ghost hackers the digital future has to offer. Whether dealing with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction comics
Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Comics (Graphic works)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Masamune Shirow
ISBN: 9781632364210 1632364212 9781632364227 1632364220 9781632364234 1632364239
OCLC Number: 973738937
Notes: Translated from the Japanese, reads back to front.
Target Audience: M ages 18+.
Description: volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: V.1. Ghost in the shell --
V.1.5. Human-error processor --
V.2. Man-machine interface control preferences
Other Titles: Koukaku kidoutai.
Responsibility: Shirow Masamune ; translation and English-language adaptation, Frederik L. Schodt and Toren Smith ; additional translation, Stephen Paul ; lettering, Scott O. Brown ; editing, Lauren Scanlan ; editor of the first English edition, Chris Warner.


"First published in Japan in 2001 by Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo as Koukaku kidoutai, volume 2"--Colophon.  Read more...
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"Ghost in the Shell is one of my favorite stories." -Steven Spielberg "A stunning work of speculative fiction." -James Cameron "This is a work of profound and melancholic beauty; every bit as Read more...

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