Synopses & Reviews
Thirty years before the advent of the literary graphic novel movement in the United States, Yoshihiro Tatsumi created a library of comics that draw parallels to modern prose fiction and todays alternative comics. The stories collected in The Push Man are simultaneously haunting, disturbing, and darkly humorous. A lone man travels the country, projecting pornographic films for private individuals while attempting to maintain a normal home life. The lives of two men become intertwined when one hires the other to observe his sexual escapades through a telescope. An auto mechanics obsession with a female TV personality turns fatal after a chance meeting between the two
About the Author
Born in 1935, Yoshihiro Tatsumi, who has influenced generations of cartoonists, lives in Japan.