Other Side of the Tracks is the short manga story that serves as an example in this book. It’s written and drawn by its co-creators, Steve Horton and Jeong Mo Yang.

Other Side stars two young soldiers, Keil and Jeyne, who pilot a pair of beat-up mecha. Keil and Jeyne approach the war they’re fighting in from completely different points of view: Jeyne enlisted, but Keil was drafted. As the story opens, Keil and Jeyne are backed up to the edge of a cliff, surrounded by enemies!

Other Side is part of a larger war story and its creators plan to develop it further in other venues, following the publication of this book.

Following this 20-page ...

Get Professional Manga now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.