Red Colored Elegy GN (2018 Drawn and Quarterly) comic books
1st printing. Story and rat by Seiichi Hayashi. Ichiro and Sachiko are young artists, temperamental and discouraged about what life has to offer them. They fall in and out of love, jealous of each other's interests and unchallenged by their careers. A cornerstone of the Japanese underground scene of the 1960s, Red Colored Elegy charts their heartache, passions, and bickering with equal tenderness, creating a revelatory portrait of a stormy love affair. This new paperback edition features an essay on Hayashi's contributions to contemporary Japanese comics. Softcover, 6-in.x 9-in., 240 pages, B&W. Cover price $21.95.