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Great stuff! Am I the only one who thinks Will Eisner may have been an influence? Some of the city scenes reminded me a lot of Will Eisner's artwork.Published 19 months ago by Chris Francz
This collection of manga was originally published in Tokyo in 1970, and I gather the Japanese also have long considered it a bit odd. Read morePublished on January 15, 2014 by Michael K. Smith
A short book of comics that says more about Japanese life in the 70s, or maybe 60s or 50s, than anything else I've ever read. Read morePublished on January 27, 2013 by John Cable
Before you criticize my pick here, I want to freely and proudly admit that this is a graphic novel. I have been a comic book fan for decades, and I still read an occasional graphic... Read morePublished on May 28, 2011 by Ron Coia
After a remarkable, if imperfect and monotone, first volume, this second anthology of Yoshihiro Tatsumi short stories, compiling material originally published in 1970, delivers the... Read morePublished on April 14, 2011 by Raul
An important work for anyone interested in critical Japanese social issues as expressed in the fantasy genre of comics. Read morePublished on February 27, 2011 by JAD
"Abandon The Old in Tokyo" is Tatsumi's second collected edition from Drawn & Quarterly and shows a marked shift in tone from the dark, satirical humour in "The Push Man" to a much... Read morePublished on September 30, 2010 by Sam Quixote