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” (dramatic pictures), a term he coined in 1957. He played a major role in broadening… Read more »
Yoshihiro Tatsumi Interview
Gary Groth interviews seminal gekiga artist Yoshihiro Tatsumi.
Tributes to Yoshihiro Tatsumi
Artists, critics, and translators pay homage to the great manga pioneer.
THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (3/11/15 – Just this today.)
A very small tribute, and some recent picks.
Tatsumi Yoshihiro’s “Black Rainbow”
The true roots of Tatsumi’s Black Blizzard.
Charting the Beginnings
An ongoing look at the history of alternative manga. First, an overview—and a statement of purpose.