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Dark Side of the Manga: Tezuka Osamu’s Dark Period

Rob Vollmar
World Literature Today
Vol. 86, No. 2 (March/April 2012), pp. 14-19
DOI: 10.7588/worllitetoda.86.2.0014
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7588/worllitetoda.86.2.0014
Page Count: 6
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Dark Side of the Manga: Tezuka Osamu’s Dark Period
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Abstract

Tezuka Osamu spent the first two decades of his career entertaining Japanese children with his manga like Tetsuwan Atomu, but the rigors of being Japan’s most visible creative public icon sent him down a dark path that would transform both his career and his legacy.

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