Berkeley, California: Stone Bridge Press, 1996. First Edition (presumed). Softcover. Used - Very Good. A light brown stain on top right corner of first 50-70 pages of text block; otherwise clean and unmarked. Binding tight and square. No creases to spine. Illustrated. Appendix. References and recommended readings. Index. 15 x 23 cm. 360 pp. Item #8416
This landmark book, first published at the height of the manga boom, is offered in a hardcover collector's edition with a new foreword and afterword. Frederik L. Schodt looks at the classic publications and artists who created modern manga, including the magazines Big Comics and Morning, and artists like Suehiro Maruo and Shigeru Mizuki; an entire chapter is devoted to Osamu Tezuka. The new afterword shows how manga have evolved in the past decade to transform global visual culture.