Through an analysis of the economy of sight in Miné Okubo’s Citizen 13660 (1946), this article argues that, as a graphic memoir, it registers a structure of feeling of racialized citizenship in the racial break. Following Okubo’s experience of incarceration, Citizen traces the changing practices of Japanese incarceration as different forms of racial subjection linked to the (re)formation of racial subjectivity. Hence, Citizen’s seemingly progressive narrative trajectory belies an ambivalent development in which the contradiction of racialized citizenship gets remediated as a temporal problem. In doing this, Citizen demonstrates how the racial break represented less a rupture than a continuation—how the antagonisms of racialized citizenship under white supremacy are sublimated by racial liberal rule.

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