Sunday, February 20, 2011

Garo Feature #66

For the Mar., '71 issue, I'm highlighting:

Shinichi Abe's - Miyoko Asagaya's Feeling
Tadao Tsuge's - Back West Village

美代子阿佐ヶ谷気分 (Miyoko Asagaya's Feeling) #1

A woman wakes up one morning and prepares herself for the day, putting on makeup, eating breakfast and playing guitar. At the end of the day, she says "time to go back", and climbs through a hole in the ceiling in the storage space used for keeping the futon mattresses.

うらにしの里 (Back West Village)

This looks like a travelogue story, but this time from Tadao. He takes a bus up into the mountains, but finds that the people he encounters there dislike strangers. He reaches a Shinto shrine, but the priest running the place has gotten fed-up with tourists and won't let Tadao stick around long enough to even catch his breath. In the end he finds himself walking down the other side of the mountains.


  1. Hi,
    This is the editor of the AX:alternative manga book here, just came across your blog from Top Shelf mentioning to me.
    Interesting stuff!

    Sean Michael Wilson

  2. Thanks for dropping by. I hope that there's something here you like. I tried sending you an email directly, but no idea if you got it. If you have any additional comments, I'd love to hear them.
    --- Curtis