It’s said that Delta bluesman Robert Johnson made a Faustian deal to become a badass axman. Set in the racist South, Akira Hiramoto’s manga, imbues that myth with bizarre flourishes like a trigger-happy Clyde Barrow (without Bonnie). Plus, we learn the secret to Johnson’s genius: 10 fingers…on one hand!
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Clunky dialogue aside, Hiramoto transforms the hallowed Johnson legend into something fantastical in Me and the Devil Blues (Vol. 1). B