Praise for Yoshihiro Tatsumi:
"In the hands of a talent like Tatsumi . . . hidden worlds are excavated and dark corners of the human condition illuminated." --"Bookforum
""His nakedly personal work, created when the medium was predominantly impersonal, made Tatsumi unique in Japan and around the world." --"Print"
About the Author
Born in 1935, Yoshihiro Tatsumi began writing and drawing comics for a sophisticated adult readership in a realistic style he called "Gekiga." He has influenced generations of cartoonists and lives in Japan.