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Rumi Hara’s surrealist tales of sisterhood, hitchhiking and orgies

Born in Japan and now living in Queens, New York, illustrator and cartoonist Rumi Hara’s practice spans commercial projects; zines; single-panel large-scale comics and graphic novels. Her first comic book, Nori, came out in 2020 through renowned Canadian cartoonist publisher Drawn & Quarterly, and tells the story of a little girl growing up in 1980s suburban Japan, who goes on...