Title

What You See Is What You Get: Visualizing Hypocrisy in Umezu Kazuo’s Manga Cat-Eyed Boy

Published In

ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2019

Subjects

Japanese Literature -- Analysis

Abstract

In his manga Cat-Eyed Boy (Nekome Kozō, 1967-9 and 1976), Umezu Kazuo (1936- ) often uses his titular punky half-feline, half-human character less as a protagonist and more as an observer who helps narrate horrific tales. As a discoverer of horror, the character’s greatest superpower is seeing something unknown, something to be feared...

Description

© The Author(s) 2019. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike License (http://creativecommons. org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/).

Persistent Identifier

https://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/32875

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