Books Shigeru Mizuki Books by Shigeru Mizuki Shigeru Mizuki has written books about: Comics & Graphic Novels Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Shigeru Mizuki NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2015's Great Reads December 8, 2015 The Book Concierge is back and all new for 2015! Explore more than 260 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Review Book Reviews An Artist Draws His Journey Away From War And Death, With Gratitude November 12, 2014 Shigeru Mizuki's Showa 1944-1953 is the third volume of his massive, autobiographical history of Japan and WWII, packed with anger at generals who ordered him to die, and gratitude for his survival. Review Best Books Of 2011 Six Graphic Novels That Will Draw You In December 21, 2011 Critic Dan Kois selects the standout graphic novels of the year, which include books from France and Japan, explicit picaresques, hard-boiled mysteries, memoirs, fairy tales and new twists on old classics. Drawn and Quarterly Excerpt: 'Onward Towards Our Noble Deaths' December 20, 2011 Read an excerpt from Onward Towards Our Noble Deaths by Shigeru Mizuki.