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Predator Turned Prey: Yoshihiro Tatsumi’s Midnight Fishermen

The crude symbolic obsessions of Yoshihiro Tatsumi.

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Tropic of the Sea: Not the way to remember Satoshi Kon

Nostalgia, Japanese style.

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Heart of Thomas, Heart of Tedium

The case against Moto Hagio’s Heart of Thomas.

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The Therapeutic Narcissism of Alison Bechdel’s Are You My Mother?

Concerning the self-analysis of Alison Bechdel.

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Jerusalem, Nothing Special

Jerusalem is the playground viewed absentmindedly for a moment through your house window, as innocuous as people dying on a television screen.

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Old Wine in New Wineskins: Hisashi Sakaguchi’s Ikkyu

The manga biography of the crazy zen monk, Ikkyu.

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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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