Tomorrow, First Second Books will release the first digital issue of The Shadow Hero, a six-issue miniseries written by me and drawn by the tremendously talented Sonny Liew! The Shadow Hero #1 will be available via Amazon Kindle, Apple iBooks, and B&N Nook for the low, low price of $0.99! A print trade paperback collecting all [...]
The Shadow Hero, my comic with the incredible Sonny Liew, debuts next week! It will be released as six individual digital issues February through July. A print trade paperback collecting all six issues will be available from First Second Books on July 15, just in time for Comic-Con! The Shadow Hero 1: The Green Turtle Chronicles – [...]
Legendary comics logo designer Alex Jay is an amazing researcher. (Long-time comics fans will recognize Alex's work, I'm sure.) He maintains a blog called Chinese American Eyes where he gives information about Chinese American artists of the past, both famous and obscure. Recently, he did a feature on Chu F. Hing, the creator of a [...]
Boxers & Saints made the National Book Award shortlist! What an incredible honor! I must've screamed for five minutes straight after I found out. I'm reading the rest of the list right now. You should do the same. Such amazing books!
Signed Boxers & Saints Print free with purchase from Books of Wonder, NYC Would you like signed editions of Boxers & Saints? The following stores have them! CALIFORNIA - CONCORD Flying Colors Comics & Other Cool Stuff 2980 Treat Blvd Concord, CA 94518 (925) 825-5410 They also have signed editions of my other books, [...]
I just finished a two-week book tour, so I haven't been able to properly blog about this until now. On September 16, the National Book Foundation announced their 2013 Longlist for Young People's Literature, and Boxers & Saints is on it! I was absolutely speechless when I found out. In 2006, the National Book Award nomination [...]
If you pre-order Boxers, Saints, or both from Green Apple Books before September 1, I will sign and do a sketch in your book(s)! That's right! A drawing just for YOU, from the bottom of my heart.
Eighth-grader Christine Wang just won a Library of Congress contest by writing a letter about American Born Chinese! From The Connection Newspapers article: A Rocky Run Middle eighth-grader, Christine Wang, has won first place (for grades six through eight) in the Letters about Literature contest sponsored by the Library of Congress. She wrote her award-winning letter [...]
pencilled by John Romita Jr, Howard Porter, and Others inked by Klaus Janson and Others colored by Dean White, Hi-Fi, and Others In December 2014, my agent called me. She'd just had a conversation with the folks at DC Comics, and they asked if I'd be interested in writing Superman. SUPERMAN. In the history of storytelling, [...]