THE REAL DEAL
Ken Yamaoka, a third-generation Japanese-American, has all the qualifications of a presidential candidate: he studied at Yale, he fought in the front lines in Vietnam, and he has been a Senator for several terms. Now, as he challenges the Vice President for the Democratic presidential nomination, a young Japanese journalist, Takashi Jo, is sent on assignment to Washington, D.C. to study Yamaoka. What is his platform? What is his true personality? And, inevitably, what are the hard questions about his past? Told in an intelligent yet exciting manner, EAGLE presents a near-future vision of America as seen through the eyes of one of Japan's most politically aware manga artists. "Compulsive reading...the story caught hold of me right away," says COMICS BUYER'S GUIDE.
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When the Senator make s a brilliant tactical turnaround on an ambush Vice-President Noah springs during the first TV debate, Yamaoka narrowly wins his first primary in the vital state of New York. Now it's off to Texas to capture the second largest state in the country. But how well is an urbanite Senator going to do in the cital state in the country. But how well is an urbanite Senator going to do in a rustic setting like this? Especially when he goes for an unscheduled "town hall" meeting in a ranchers' honky-tonk? Then, the cmapaign moves to California, the nation's single most important statre in the primaries. Yamaoka is making himself known in the Holywood glamour circles while behind his back VP Albert Noah and his staff plot to derail the Yamaoka campaign machine.
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