Under the Air is a 288 page compendium of classic Tezuka shorts. Of the fourteen tales it collects, all of which were origiunally published between 1968 and 1970, ten were originally created for a monthly series of "Custom Comics" published by Play Comics. All the stories are amped up and over the top! Two stories involve variations of brother/sister incest (one in a science fiction context). THree of the stories involve animal <=> wo/man transitions. One involves a morality play on white American racism that is linked to the then still ongoing Vietnam War. And Tezuka himelf features as a character in two of the stories! All involve action, suspnse and intrigue.