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COMICS REVIEW / Early steps on the road to becoming a manga genius
Tom Baker / Daily Yomiuri Staff Writer
By Yoshihiro Tatsumi
Translated by Akemi Wegmuller
Drawn & Quarterly, 131 pp, 19.95 dollars
Yoshihiro Tatsumi is not a household name, but in recent years the septuagenarian mangaka has won increasing, if belated, recognition and respect in Japan and around the world.
Tatsumi has been creating manga in Japan since the 1950s, and pirated editions of his work have occasionally appeared overseas. The first official English translation was an anthology of short stories called The …