After San Francisco's new mayor announced imminent plans to "clean up" downtown with a new corporate "dot com corridor" and arts district--featuring the new headquarters of Twitter and Burning Man--curators Erick Lyle and Chris Johanson brought over 100 artists and activists together with …
Manga: Sixty Years of Japanese Comics
by Paul Gravett
Encyclopedic history of the Japanese comics form, tracing its history, major artists, multiplicity of styles, and its worldwide cultural impact. This is an eye-opening introduction to one of the major developments in comics, and it is vividly illustrated throughout. The remaining few people still insisting that it never got better than the X-Men and that the Ford Taurus is the most economical car ever designed need to face up to the global realities.