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One is that few of the authors began their articles with a defense of comic books. 40). As a result, Neopolis' 10th Precinct operates in a perpetual state of organized chaos. The well-established comics publishing houses and drawing studios in Japan today mean that Japanese readers of all ages can choose from a wide variety of high-quality comics. Art 120 –Influences in Contemporary Art. 2006: 178). Crumb Coffee Table Art Book Blankets American Splendor Safe Area Gorazde 98 98 94 93 75 75 73 73 72 69 65 64 62 99% 99% 95% 94% 76% 76% 74% 74% 73% 70% 66% 65% 63% 3 4 5 7 9 10 11 12 13 257 .29.

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