Archive for: Ryan Holmberg

Anti-Manga, The Anti-Classics Way

Breakdown Press, Masahiko Matsumoto, and Sasaki Maki.

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Abstract Comics

Abstract Comics and the weight of modernism

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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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