Aug 28

Books: Lars Martison’s “Tonoharu” gets favorable write-up on BoingBoing, makes Amazon’s Top Ten Bestselling Graphic Novels list

There’s a nice review of JET alum Lars Martinson’s graphic novel Tonoharu:  Part 1 on the BoingBoing site written by Mark Frauenfelder titled “Tonoharu:  Excellent graphic novel about an English teacher in Japan.”  And according to Lars’ blog,

“Thanks to Mark Frauenfelder’s writeup about Tonoharu: Part One on Boing Boing, the book has made it into’s Top Ten Bestselling Graphic Novels today!”

Here’s the link to the review:

Here’s a quote from the review:

“Published in 2008, and a winner of the prestigious Xeric Award, Tonoharu is a story of isolation, frustration, and mystery, with just the right amount of black humor to keep it from being depressing.”

For fans awaiting the next installment, Tonoharu:  Part 2 is due out in December.

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