Alchemy: the mystical power to alter the natural world, somewhere between magic, art, and science. When brothers Edward and Alphonse Elric dabbled in these powers to grant their dearest wish, one of them lost an arm and leg... and the other became nothing but a soul locked in a body of living iron.
Now they are agents of the government, slaves of the military-alchemical complex, using their unique powers to obey their orders... even to kill. But their powers aren't unique. The world crawls with evil alchemists, and in pursuit of the ultimate alchemical treasure, the Philsopher's Stone, their enemies are even more ruthless than they are...
Contains volumes 1-27, plus the Fullmetal Alchemist novel The Ties That Bind and a full-color, two-sided poster.
Story and art by Hiromu Arakawa.