Tag: Shigeru Mizuki

Shigeru Mizuki

The Comics Alternative mourns the passing of Shigeru Mizuki, the manga legend who died from heart failure on Monday morning, November 30th, in a Tokyo hospital. He was 93. Mizuki is the author behind such works as Onward Toward Our Noble Deaths, NonNonBa, the multi-volumed Showa

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Manga: Reviews of Shigeru Mizuki’s Hitler and Message to Adolf

This is NOT the History Channel Another month, another healthy dose of manga! For November, Shea and Derek make it a themed episode, one whose binding tie is an unlikely and infamous historical figure. To coincide with the 70th anniversary of the

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Review: Showa 1926-1939: A History of Japan

by Andy Wolverton Showa 1926-1939: A History of Japan – Shigeru Mizuki (Drawn & Quarterly) Before last month, I had never read any manga whatsoever. None. Also, my knowledge of Japanese history and culture comes largely from watching Akira Kurosawa movies.

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