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Tatsumi’s Short Stories – The Best Comics, Graphic Novels, and Manga Books

Part of our ongoing article series highlighting the best Comic Books, Graphic Novels, And Manga.


Today’s Favorite Comic, Manga, Graphic Novel:

Tatsumi’s Short Stories


Writers, Artists, Illustrators For Book:

Yoshihiro Tatsumi, Adrian Tomine, Yuji Oniki


Description of Book / Series:

Over four decades ago, Yoshihiro Tatsumi expanded the horizons of comics story-telling by using the visual language of manga to tell gritty, literary short stories about the private lives of everyday people. He has been called “the grandfather of Japanese alternative comics” and has influenced generations of cartoonists, but, until now, the majority of his work has remained unavailable outside of Japan. The first in a chronological, multi-volume series, The Push Man and Other Stories is an eye-opening introduction to the provocative and profound comics of a modern master





Tatsumi’s Short Stories Volumes/Omnibuses



The Push Man and Other Stories

The Push Man and Other Stories


Abandon the Old in Tokyo

Abandon the Old in Tokyo


Good-Bye

Good-Bye


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