OSAKA MIME

Writer: Andy Leavy

Illustrator: Hugo Araujo

Publisher: Behemoth Comics

Osaka Mime, OGN, Cover by Hugo Araujo, Behemoth Comics, Leavy/Araujo

WHAT IS IT?

A shape-shifting monster starts murdering for sport in Osaka, Japan. Two detectives seek to apprehend the Mime in this self-contained graphic novel that mixes the supernatural with the crime noir genre.


Fantastical creatures intermingle with humans like the urban fantasy movie Bright while the horror narrative emulates Japanese noir films such as Noroi: The Curse.


WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

(Minor Spoilers)

Mimes are monsters, killing humans for sustenance and creating deadly weapons with their limbs. Because Mimes can shape-shift, taking on the visage of its victims, they can be difficult to detect. Seasoned detective Shinzo Yanada has experience recognizing the beasts. Accordingly, he refuses to hesitate in exterminating Mimes he senses are masquerading as humans.


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