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A page from Alan Moore’s ‘Dr Dibworthy’s Disappointing Day’, discussed on the current bonus episode. ⁣
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54.5 — Bonus Episode — World-building⁣
⁣We talk about some of our favourite world-building references, and a few other comics we like (since we don’t know when we’ll get to do another one)

The colossal psychic explosion which engulfs Neo-Tokyo at the end of vol 3 is the location of some of the most famous images in the manga⁣

The exhaustive, obsessive design of incidental locations like this laboratory is unique to Otomo⁣

New Episode! 54 — Katsuhiro Otomo's 'Akira' 2/3⠀

In the second part of our discussion, we talk through the whole, incredibly epic six-volume manga 'Akira' from start to finish.⠀

More spooky goings on from 'Domu — A child's dream' by Katsuhiro Otomo, discussed in our bonus episode on his early work

Bonus episode — 53.5 — Radio School⁣
⁣We discuss some of Katsuhiro Otomo’s earlier works in more detail — ‘Highway Star’ and ‘Domu: A Child’s Dream’. ⁣
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Beneath the Olympic site lurks... Akira! ⁣

the Dewar flask, discussed in the first of our two Akira episodes..

The super-massive skyscrapers at the heart of Neo-Tokyo ⁣

from Katsuhiro Otomo 'Akira' vol 1

Neo Tokyo is an exaggerated projection of the Japan of the 60s and 70s, super brutalist, megastructural, mega-urban. ⁣

from Katsuhiro Otomo's vol1

Otomo's tribute to MC Escher — the cover to the abortive early series 'Fireball' (1978)

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