Cultural influences

Inspirations Making it happen Richard Sakai Works of Stan Sakai His method Influence as a youth Manga vs. Comics Reading all sorts of comics Family’s acceptance Styles and influences Culture as a child Cultural influences

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Well my style of storytelling, I think was influenced more by cinema than it is from comic books. I try to vary the camera angles or the pacing of the story, or the composition of the pages. And I think that’s influenced more by film than by comic books.

Date: September 28, 2010
Location: California, US
Interviewer: Lynn Yamasaki, Maria Kwong
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum

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