This is the official commemorative catalogue sold at the “The Poe Clan” exhibition, which was held to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Moto Hagio’s debut. It is full of content, beautiful illustrations, and includes an appendix of reproductions of sketchbooks to keep on hand.
More than 290 illustrations in color and black-and-white, including several newly discovered and unpublished works.
Included is a reproduction of a conversation and trilogy discussion commemorating the Takarazuka Revue Hanagumi’s production of “The Poe Clan” that appeared in the monthly magazine “Flowers” (featuring Shuichiro Koike, director of the Takarazuka Revue, and Rio Asumi, who played the top star Edgar in Hanagumi at the time of the performance).
<Special appendix> Moto Hagio’s Notebook on Creative Work
The special postcard for purchasers at the “The Poe Clan” exhibition is not included.
- Release Date:
- December, 2019
Born in Fukuoka Prefecture in 1949. Debuted in 1969.
1976 Received the 21st Shogakukan Manga Award. (“The Po Clan” “There are 11!”)
1997 Received the 1st Tezuka Osamu Cultural Award for Excellence in Manga. (“A Cruel God Reigns”)
2006 Received the 27th Japan Science Fiction Award. (“Barbara Another World”)
Received the 2010 US Comic Convention Inkpot Award.
2011 Received the 40th Japan Cartoonists Association Award and Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Award.
Received the Medal with Purple Ribbon in 2012.
Received the 2017 Asahi Prize.
2019 Honored as a Person of Cultural Merit.
Received the 2022 Eisner Comic Industry Awards “Comic Hall of Fame”.