Re: conlang greetings? (was Re: Let me introduce myself)
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, December 5, 2001, 11:00|
Christophe Grandsire scripsit:
> And as a side note, if we're taking averages, the American production of comics
> can arguably be considered more violent, in average, than the Japanese
> production of manga. Unless you can point me at a comics book as non-violent
> and non-sexist as Maison Ikkoku, and still having a storyline quite more
> intelligent than Snoopy (not that I don't like Snoopy, on the contrary :))) ).
Oh, I'm definitely prejudiced against manga/anime, but not because it is
Japanese... U.S. comic books produce some of the same reactions, but mixed
with a little nostalgia for the 1960s when I read them a lot.
Violence of course is also a matter of purpose. Maus I/II is violent enough:
after all, it's about the Holocaust, but I think the violence is entirely
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