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In a manga graphic novel being released in English for the first time, boys' boarding school attendee Thomas Werner falls to his death after sending a cryptic letter to a schoolmate. Translated by Matt Thorn.
February 20, 2013 There are an increasing number of LGBT characters in mainstream superhero comics — but visibility isn't everything. NPR's comic-book guy Glen Weldon has a roundup of manga and independent graphic novels that offer a deeper and more nuanced portrayal of LGBT life.
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