thomas what the fuck is your damage
NUN - Kino (unmastered)
AARGHT030, due 11 April 2014
Debut album from synthetic Melbourne quartet due April 2014
ED PISKOR’S 20 YEAR OLD X-MEN COMIC… READ MORE AT VICE MAG
stolen astro boy panels + an allegedly important note to self ?
You’ll smell your own skin melt!
No pink in these
Astronaut Chief Keef
im here for it
From Chiraq to the stars
A lot of Western comics readers are familiar with Yoshiharu Tsuge’s dark, ambiguous stories from the ‘60s and ‘70s (Nejishiki, Oba’s Electro-Plating Company, Red Flowers, and other stories are available in English), and his great 1987 work Muno no hito (L’homme sans talent / The Useless Man(. But did you know that Tsuge started out in the ‘50s, doing crazy crime comics in the early, Tezuka-influnce gekiga style, for the kashihon rental market (these scans are from a reprint collection called 四つの犯罪 Yottsu no hanzai. I don’t know exactly what Tsuge’s relationship to the Matsumoro/Tatsumi/Saito gekiga group was; from what I can tell (from this article published in the great Swiss-German comics journal, Strapazin, for instance), he made his debut in 1954 “in the anthology “bukku Tsukai” (“Exciting Book”) published by the publisher Hobunsha.”
One of my favorite anecdotes from comics history: after the collapse of the kashihon market in the early ‘60s, Tsuge disappeared from manga, and apparently fell into one of his long periods of depression; then, in 1965, in an the early issues of Garo, publisher Katsuichi Nagai ran a classified ad reading, “Yoshiharu Tsuge, please get in touch.” Tsuge responded, and the great period of his work in Garo soon began…