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Welcome to the quiet, evocative urban dramas of Masahiko Matsumoto, one of the leading lights of the Japanese alternative-comics movement known as "gekiga."

Originally published in 1974, these eleven stories now form the first English-language collection of Matsumoto's mature work. His shy, uncertain heroes face broken hearts, changing families, money troubles, sexual anxiety, and the pressures of tradition, but with a whimsy and lightness of touch that is Matsumoto's trademark.

Author/Artist: Masahiko Matsumoto
Publisher: Top Shelf Productions
Page Count: 264pp
Size: 5 x 7
Notes: paperback, b/w
Date of Publication: May 11, 2016
ISBN: 978-1603093828