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Tony Leonard Tamai

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Evolve or Die

This is the conclusion of the introduction to Tony Leonard Tamai’s Evolve or Die. Japanese comics printed in the U.S. are often mirrored to make the art read left to right. We’ve printed the artwork in its original state, reading right to left (bottom to top). E.O.D. is a work......
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Evolve or Die 2:3

You’ve probably guessed that the untranslated text on the images represents sound effects. They are Japanese onomatopoeia. The door in the first panel goes “batsuyuuushi,” the whistle in panel four goes “puuuutsu” and the wheels on the track make the sounds “goton goton” and “kan kan.”......
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Evolve or Die

Tony Leonard Tamai is an American artist living and working in the city of Nagoya, Japan. His other projects include Hotwire, an English-language comic in collaboration with writer Kevin McCarthy......
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