If you've never read Seiichi Hayashi, pick up Drawn & Quarterly's Red Colored Elegy  

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Red Colored Elegy (Drawn & Quarterly) is the longest sustained narrative produced by author Seiichi Hayashi, a cartoonist most recognized (when he‚Äôs recognized at all) for his opaque and elliptical short stories. His work tends to concern the interior lives of angsty young adults‚ÄĒmost of them suffering from oppressive‚Ķ