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Author Schodt, Frederik L., 1950- author

Title Dreamland Japan : writings on modern manga / Frederik L. Schodt
Published Berkeley, Calif. : Stone Bridge Press, [1996]
Berkeley, California : Stone Bridge Press, ©1996


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 MELB  741.5 Sch/Djw  AVAILABLE
Description 360 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents Enter the id -- Modern Manga at the end of the millennium -- The Manga magazine scene -- Artists and their work -- Osamu Tezuka: a tribute to the god of comics -- Beyond Manga -- Manga in the English-speaking world
Summary Explains the different categories of manga, popular titles and publishers. Features more than 22 artists including Hinako Sugiura, king Terry (Teruhiko Yumura), Shingo Iguchi (the creator of Z-Chan), and Fujiko F. Fujio (creator of the Doraemon, a series with 44 volumes which have sold 100 million copies). One chapter is devoted to the "father" of all the cartoonists, Osamu Tezuka
Analysis Comic books, strips, etc Japan History and criticism
Notes Includes Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 348-356) and index
Subject Comic books, strips, etc. -- Japan -- History and criticism.
Cyborgs in mass media -- Japan.
Japanese wit and humor, Pictorial.
Genre/Form Science fiction comics.
LC no. 96011375
ISBN 188065623X (paper)
9781880656235 (paper)
Other Titles 880-01 Manga
880-01 漫画