A new collection introduces English-speaking audiences to an overlooked Japanese cartoonist who smashed both gender and genre norms during her short life.
In 1965, two American titans faced off on the subject of the country’s racial divides. Nearly 55 years later, the event has lost none of its relevance, as a recent book attests.
The writer-illustrator, whose darkly comic works remain enormously influential today, disdained explanation in favor of the playfully irrational.
The French comic series Valérian and Laureline, newly adapted into a summer blockbuster, gave the genre one of its first protagonists to powerfully own her womanhood.
How literary expression can counter fear and anxiety at an uncertain moment in American history
The famed Japanese animator and director created heroines who defied feminine stereotypes and showed me how to be at home in my own skin.