Постмодернистские приемы в произведениях Маруо Суэхиро
Quite often we can see how manga plays with different famous images, borrowed from cinema, painting, sculpture, etc. Such principles follows Japanese artist Maruo Suehiro (born in 1956) is a representative of the so-called “alternative manga”, especially in his work The Strange Tale of Panorama Island – the manga adaptation of Edogawa Ranpo’s novella of the same name. This manga, which is full of various symbols and quotations, show us the flight of fancy by the author and blurring boundaries between original and copy. Postmodern trends are characterized not only for this manga, but other works of Maruo Suehiro such as Laughing Vampire or Lunatic Lover’s, etc, and become his distinctive manner.