A Gritty Collection Of Graphic Short Stories By A Japanese Manga Master Depicting Life On The Streets Among Punks, Gangsters, And Vagrants.Tadao Tsuge Is One Of The Pioneers Of Alternative Manga, And One Of The World S Great Artists Of The Down And Out Slum Wolf Is A New Selection Of His Stories From The Late Sixties And Seventies, Never Before Available In English A Vision Of Japan As A World Of Bleary Bars And Rundown Flophouses, Vicious Street Fights And Strange Late Night Visions In Assured, Elegantly Gritty Art, Tsuge Depicts A Legendary, Aging Brawler, A Slowly Unraveling Businessman, A Group Of Damaged Veterans Uniting To Form A Shantytown, And An Array Of Punks, Pimps, And Drunks, All Struggling For Freedom, Meaning, Or Just Survival.With An Extensive Introduction By Translator And Comics Historian Ryan Holmberg, This Collection Brings Together Some Of Tsuge S Most Powerful Work Raucous, Lyrical, And Unforgettable.
Tadao Tsuge born in 1941 has been drawing comics since the late 1950s In the 1960s and 1970s, he was one of the central contributors to the underground comics magazine Garo, and the magazines Yako and Gento In addition to cartooning, Tsuge is an avid fisherman and has written essays on the subject He has held full time blue collar jobs for most of his artistic career, most significantly on th
- 320 pages
- Slum Wolf
- Tadao Tsuge
- 04 March 2018 Tadao Tsuge