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We have a lengthier chat with writer/producer F.J. DeSanto about his upcoming reinvention of CYBORG 009. Just how did he take on the challenge of updating a classic manga for a modern American audience?

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    Nightwolfon March 1, 2013 at 1:52 p.m.

    I liked the first issue of Cyborg: 009 and can't wait for #2.

    Daniel_Newton moderator on March 3, 2013 at 12:51 p.m.

    That definitely sounds like something I could get into, cool interview!

    Dig Deeper into Cyborg 009

    Joe Shimamura a young adult of american/Japanese decent wakes up in a place he doesnt know. And gets dragged into a large battle on the side of his future friend the cyborgs.

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