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    AX : alternative manga / edited by Sean Michael Wilson ; compiled by Mitsuhiro Asakawa of Seirin-Kogeisha ; [translated by Spencer Fancutt, with the assistance of Atsuko Saisho].
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    Marietta, Ga. : Top Shelf, 2010.
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  • Comic books, strips, etc. -- Japan -- Translations into English.
  • ISBN: 
    9781603090421 (pbk.)
    1603090428 (pbk.)
    Description: 
    399 p . : chiefly ill. ; 22 cm.
    Contents: 
    Introduction / by Paul Gravett -- The watcher / Osamu Kanno -- Love's bride / Yoshihiro Tatsumi -- Conch of the sky / Imiri Sakabashira -- Rooftop elegy / Takao Kawasaki -- Inside the gourd / Ayuko Akiyama -- Me / Shigehiro Okada -- Push pin woman / Katsuo Kawai -- A broken soul / Nishioka Brosis -- Into darkness / Takato Yamamoto -- Enrique Kobayashi's Eldorado / Toranosuke Shimada -- The neighbor / Yuka Goto -- 300 years / Mimiyo Tomozawa -- Black sushi party piece / Takashi Nemoto -- Puppy love / Yusaku Hanakuma -- The brilliant ones / Namie Fujieda -- The hare and the tortoise / Mitsuhiko Yoshida -- The twin adults (two stories) / Kotobuki Shiriagari -- Haiku manga (2 stories) / Shinbo Minami -- Mushroom garden / Shinya Komatsu -- Home drama: the Sugawara family / Einosuke -- A well-dressed corpse / Yuichi Kiriyama -- Arizona sizzler / Saito Yunosuke -- The rainy day blouse & the first umbrella / Akino Kondo -- Stand by me / Tomohiro Koizumi -- My old man & me / Shin'ichi Abe -- Up and over / Seiko Erisawa -- The song of Mr. H. / Shigeyuki Fukumitsu -- Kataoka Toyo Pathos Theater (2 stories) / Kataoka Toyo -- Kosuke Okada and his 50 sons / Hideyasu Moto -- Les Raskolnikov / Keizo Miyanishi -- Alraune fatale / Hiroji Tani -- Sacred light / Otoya Mitsuhashi -- Six paths of wealth / Kazuichi Hanawa -- Biographies / compiled by Ryan Holmberg.
    Content Notes: 
    Reads from right to left.
    "Independent open experimental" -- p. [1] of cover.
    Additional Author: 
    Wilson, Seán Michael.
    Asakawa, Mitsuhiro.
    Fancutt, Spencer.
    Saisho, Atsuko.
    Summary: 
    "Ax is the premier Japanese magazine for alternative comics, heir to the legendary Garo. Published bi-monthly since 1998, the pages of Ax contain the most innovative, experimental, and personal works in contemporary manga-- the flourishing underground of the world's largest comics industry. Now Top Shelf presents a 400-page collection of stories from ten years of Ax history, translated into English for the first time" -- p. [4] of cover.
    Language Notes: 
    Translated from the Japanese.
    Genre: 
    Comics (Graphic works)
    Alternate Title: 
    Akkusu /
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