Re: RARA-AVIS: Foreign HB novels

Date: 30 Jul 2002

>And although there aren't as many words in them, a whole lot of foreign
>comic books and manga have ben published here. What's going on when
>comic book readers (not putting them down, I'm one) are more open to
>foreign works than book readers?

In terms of the translation costs though, there is usually a lot less to translate in a comic versus than a book. Also, at least for the Japanese material, a comic/manga has to tell a story and advance the plot; stories on the other hand can spend an immense amount of pages just setting the mood/tone...

Later, MEH

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