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Aug 17, 2009
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From what has been published in the US, it is hard to get a grasp on the Japanese art comic scene due to the very small amount. Hell, it so small that I’m not even sure whether there is anyone else beside Yuichi Yokoyama in it. There probably are more people in it, but its just that he raises the bar so high that the others are often not associated with him because their work is inferior.

For those that do not know what art comics are, the name is mostly self-explanatory. The focus of them is mainly on the art style or the usage read more
Aug 9, 2009
Adolf is one of Osamu Tezuka's later works and acclaimed as one of his best. Since it deals with Jews and Nazi's, comparisons to the masterpiece Maus, published around the same time, are bound to happen. But the works are incomparable since they deal with different parts of the Holocaust. Adolf, unlike Maus, focuses more on the mental state of one particular SS officer rather then the Jews themselves and what they go through.

Simply said, it is a very well crafted WWII spy story. Unlike most spy stories, it is fairly realistic in the timeframe of the story since it is told of the span read more