Tag Archives: Yoshihiro Tatsumi


THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (6/3/15 – Conflict of Interest Deluge)

But if I don’t… who will? Continue reading

Tatsumi Yoshihiro, photograph from Garo, special issue on the artist (March 1971).

Tatsumi Yoshihiro, 1935-2015

Tatsumi Yoshihiro, one of comics history’s greats, passed away on March 7, 2015. He was seventy-nine years old. He died of malignant lymphoma. Tatsumi is famous as the artist who helped fashion a new style of manga known as “gekiga” … Continue reading


Yoshihiro Tatsumi Interview

Gary Groth interviews seminal gekiga artist Yoshihiro Tatsumi. Continue reading


THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (3/11/15 – Just this today.)

A very small tribute, and some recent picks. Continue reading


Tributes to Yoshihiro Tatsumi

Artists, critics, and translators pay homage to the great manga pioneer. Continue reading


Tatsumi Yoshihiro’s “Black Rainbow”

The true roots of Tatsumi’s Black Blizzard. Continue reading

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Charting the Beginnings

An ongoing look at the history of alternative manga. First, an overview—and a statement of purpose. Continue reading