Excerpt

Slum Wolf

Tadao Tsuge, translated by Ryan Holmberg

The following is an exclusive excerpt from Slum Wolf, a new anthology of graphic novelist Tadao Tsuge’s mid-century noir masterpieces, all set in the post-war slums of Tsuge’s childhood. In the following passage, we’re introduced to Keisei Sabu, a semi-mythical figure who’s failure to successfully complete a kamikaze mission leaves him with a death wish and an urge to brawl with everyone he encounters.

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From SLUM WOLF, by Tadao Tsuge. Used with the permission of the publisher, New York Review of Books. Translation copyright © 2018 by Ryan Holmberg.




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