Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 02
There are many types of alchemy in the world. Edward's commanding officer, "Flame Alchemist" Roy Mustang, can control fire. Shou Tucker, the "Sewing-Life Alchemist," specializes in the most difficult alchemy of all...biological transmutation, the ability to alter the tissue of living things. But... show more
There are many types of alchemy in the world. Edward's commanding officer, "Flame Alchemist" Roy Mustang, can control fire. Shou Tucker, the "Sewing-Life Alchemist," specializes in the most difficult alchemy of all...biological transmutation, the ability to alter the tissue of living things. But no matter what their power, alchemists are still human. And when a mysterious killer begins stalking state alchemists, no one can escape his vengence...
Publish date: July 5th 2005
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
Pages no: 185
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
Series: Fullmetal Alchemist (#2)
I finished this volume on the same day that I started and finished Elie Wiesel's Night. While I've noticed FMA's allusions to Nazi Germany in the anime before, I was hyper aware of them while reading the source material. Human experimentation, genocide, eugenics, and the rise of facism are all highl...
Too much! Oh, the feels! Very few series manga or otherwise, make me feel so much so soon! I never forgot my first time watching this one, and even hearing the name Tucker and Nina together still get me. Wah! I have a love/hate reaction to this one every time. It does what few can do, and leaves me ...
4.5 starsAs Edward and Al continue their quest to get their original bodies back, they encounter danger, and see how far a desperate alchemist will go to keep his license. This volume broadens the examination of the dark side of alchemy and the theory of equivalent exchange. What is the life of yo...
This was four chapters that were all interconnecting in some ways; the first and fourth were more of a stand-alone than the middle two, but the first chapter ended in a way that led to the middle story, and aspects of the middle story bled into the fourth. It felt a little more connected than the ...