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Hip-hop's latest cartoons

In a new genre of comic books, rappers and graffiti artists are drawn into a distinctly Japanese world

By Vanessa E. Jones
Globe Staff / February 9, 2005

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Of course this was going to happen. With hip-hop driving the sales of clothes, cars, food, and music, it was only a matter of time before it set its sights on a new frontier: comics -- or, more specifically, manga, the Japanese-style comic books that have become a multimillion dollar industry in the United States. (Full article: 1937 words)

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