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‘Chiko,’ ‘A View of the Seaside,’ and ‘Mister Ben of the Igloo’: Visual and Verbal Narrative Technique in Three Classic Manga by Yoshiharu Tsuge

Hint and symbol in Tsuge

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Predator Turned Prey: Yoshihiro Tatsumi’s Midnight Fishermen

The crude symbolic obsessions of Yoshihiro Tatsumi.

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The Incident at Nishibeta Village: A Classic Manga by Yoshiharu Tsuge from the Garo Years

A close reading of a Tsuge manga.

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Fetuses in the Sewer

In ‘Sewer’ by Tatsumi, a sewage worker finds a fetus while at work. In ‘Salamander’ by Tsuge, a salamander swimming in the sewers encounters a floating fetus.

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