Cover image for Jojo's bizarre adventure. Vol. 1, The evil spirit
Title:
Jojo's bizarre adventure. Vol. 1, The evil spirit
Author:
Araki, Hirohiko, 1960-
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Uniform Title:
Jojo no kimyōna bōken. English. Selections
Edition:
Shonen Jump advanced manga edition
Publication Information:
San Francisco, CA : Viz Media, [2014]
Physical Description:
219 pages : chiefly ilustrated ; 20 cm.
Summary:
In a Japanese jail sits 17-year-old Jotaro Kujo, a punk, fighter, and a delinquent, possessed by a force beyond his control. Around the world evil spirits are awakening. These "strands, " are monstrous invisible creatures which give their bearers incredible powers. To save his mother's life, Jotaro must tame his dark forces and travel around the world to Cairo, Egypt, where a hundred-year-old vampire thirsts for the blood of his family. But the road is long, and an army of evil strand users waits to kill Jojo and his friends.
General Note:
Originally published in Japan in 1986 by SHUEISHA Inc.

In keeping with the original Japanese format, this book reads from back to front and from right to left.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
"Rated T+ for Older Teen and is recommended for ages 16 and up. Contains strong language, underage tobacco and alcohol use, and graphic violence"--P. opposite t.p.
ISBN:
9781591167549
Format :
Book

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An epic horror-action-adventure! Once there was a mighty bloodline of heroes: the Joestars. In the 1880s, Englishman Jonathan Joestar gave his life to defeat Dio, a megalomaniacal vampire. Now, 100 years later, Dio is back, and Jonathan's descendants must travel to Egypt to destroy their ancestral enemy once and for all.

In a Japanese jail sits 17-year-old Jotaro Kujo: punk, fighter, delinquent...and possessed by a force beyond his control! Around the world, evil spirits are awakening: "Stands," monstrous invisible creatures which give their bearers incredible powers. To save his mother's life, Jotaro must tame his dark forces and travel around the world to Cairo, Egypt, where a hundred-year-old vampire thirsts for the blood of his family. But the road is long, and an army of evil Stand Users waits to kill JoJo and his friends...