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The Swamp - Tsuge, Yoshiharu, and Holmberg, Ryan (Translated by), and Asakawa, Mitsuhiro (Editor)
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The essential early work by the modern master of Japanese literary comics Yoshiharu Tsuge is one of the most influential and acclaimed practitioners of literary comics in Japan. The Swamp collects work from his early years, showing a major talent coming into his own. Bucking the tradition of mystery and adventure stories, Tsuge's fiction focused on the lives of the citizens of Japan. These mesmerizing comics, like those of his contemporary Yoshihiro Tatsumi, reveal a gritty, at times desperate postwar Japan, while ...

The Swamp 2020, Drawn & Quarterly, New York

ISBN-13: 9781770463844