Archive for: Garo

The Treehouse

Dan Nadel and the Kickstarter lumpen.

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Tom Gill on Tsuge and Tatsume

Tom Gill responds to comments on his essay about Tsuge, Tatsume, and Fetuses in the Sewer

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Ryan Holmberg on Tsuge and Tatsumi

I agree with the basic crux of this analysis of Tatsumi. I think it is harsh but fair when it comes to metaphor and sexual values. In that era of Tatsumi’s work every oblong is a phallus and every hole a vagina, no doubt, and the misogyny is unmistakable.

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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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Bill Randall on Tatsumi

Despite my best efforts, I can’t get Bill to write for HU more often, so I am forced to steal his comments and pretend they are posts. Below is a lengthy comment from him on Suat’s post about Tatsumi.

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Reconsidering Tatsumi

EARLY TATSUMI: The Push Man and Other Stories (1969) Everyone has to start somewhere. For Yoshihiro Tatsumi and Drawn and Quarterly that beginning was the collection of short stories titled The Push Man and Other Stories, an anthology of stories dating from 1969 which was translated and published by Drawn and Quarterly in 2005 [1]. […]

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Oji Suzuki’s “A Single Match”

A Single Match is an anthology of short stories by Oji Suzuki published by Drawn and Quarterly. This is a review of the title story.

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