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Rumic World

Rumic World

Alternative Titles

English: Rumic World Trilogy
Synonyms: Fire Tripper, Firetripper, The Laughing Target, Maris the Choujo, The Supergal, Those Selfish Aliens, Katte na Yatsura
Japanese: るーみっくわーるど

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 19
Status: Finished
Published: 1978 to 1983
Authors: Takahashi, Rumiko (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Sunday Super

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Score: 7.481 (scored by 280 users)
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Ranked: #36412
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Popularity: #8681
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Volumes: /3
Chapters: /19

Synopsis

A collection of Rumiko Takahashi's early short stories.

Background

Rumic World was first published in English in comic book format by VIZ Select Comics, with two issues, containing the chapters Fire Tripper and The Laughing Target, published between June 1989 to 1990. Select chapters were included in the monthly anthology magazine Manga Vizion, likewise published by VIZ Media, running from the first issues of March 1995 to July 1997. VIZ Media published the three tankoubon volumes from January 5 to November 5, 1997.

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ninjacowboy
Sep 21, 2010
The thing about being a comic book nerd discovering manga back in the 80's and 90's is that it was almost like being one of those hip kids first discovering William Burroughs back when Naked Lunch was the edgiest thing in literature. There was just something cool about reading Akira when everyone else was reading Superman Adventures. Peter Milligan's Human Target? Forget that, there was Crying Freeman!

Ok, ok, bad example.

But there is something undeniably nostalgic about Rumiko Takahashi's earlier work. I'm not so sure it's the fact I grew up with Ranma, as much as there's a dry look to her art that gives her read more
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