Fantagraphics ventures further in the manga graphic novel field with this new work by the creator of Solanin and What a Wonderful World from Viz. Anyone not familiar with his work is invited to sample it in this generous 29-page PDF preview.
Downfall is a graphic novel in the form of a fictionalized memoir – aka roman à clef – by a hot manga artist whose personal life is crumbling under the pressure of his professional life, informed to varying degrees by Isano's own life and career. What's a mangaka to do? Find out here in the 200 pages of exquisitely rendered comics.
Want to know more? Then head over to TCJ.com to read Joe McColloch's excellent in-depth review, HERE.