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Post-manga artist Harveyjames tells his story of teaching overseas

There’s a mountain of new comics coming out every year that may never reach your local comic shop, but that doesn’t mean they’re not there. Indie publisher Blank Slate just released an evocative new work by by a new name, Harveyjames.

A Long Day of Mr. James-Teacher is a 28-page story chronicle a day in the life of the cartoonist’s time teaching English to elementary school students in South Korea. For the few people that know of Harveyjames’ post-manga work, this is a bit of a departure but shows the same sense of story despite it being a more autobiographical story. Here’s a seven-page sample to get you interested:

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