© Fumiyo Kōno / Futabasha / Konosekai no katasumini Project
A masterwork, not just of period reconstruction and attention to the details of daily life, but also for the ways it navigates through the tricky issues of a story about WWII Japan without stumbling
© Felipe Smith
Felipe Smith's 2010 manga did more than show a Western creator could make use of the form; it provided a riotous critique of the very audience that might seek it out
Photo © Serdar Yegulalp
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