Archive for: Jason Thompson

Voices From the Archive: Jason Thompson on Orientalism

The limits of pointing out Orientalism in art.

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Jason Thompson on Junji Ito’s Tomie Stories

The politics of horror.

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From Habibi to Tezuka, With Ono In Between

Overrated comics in every genre.

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The Playland of Carnivores

In fact, all the world—the adult world, that is—is savage, as every kid knows: a world of carnivorous, cannibal lusts, like the penultimate volume’s vision of the sea bed crawling with tentacled, starfish-like mutant monsters, eating one another and being eaten.

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Ariel Schrag, Subject and Object

ARIEL SCHRAG, SUBJECT & OBJECT “I don’t wanna write something that like, other people would read, flipping through, I’d wanna write something important, you know?” “Not really.” When I read any fictional work, as much as I try not to, I’m always reading it as disguised autobiography. Most manga, as much as I like it, […]

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