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Sonny Liew – Gene Luen Yang

Sonny Liew

The Shadow Hero

By | April 28th, 2014|Categories: Books & Comics|Tags: , , |

illustrated by Sonny Liew lettered by Janice Chiang published by First Second Books recommended for Middle School and Up I've wanted to do a superhero book for a long, long time.  I finally get to in The Shadow Hero. Illustrator extraordinaire Sonny Liew and I tell the story of Hank Chu, a mild-mannered Chinese American teenager growing up [...]

Secret Origin of The Shadow Hero Part 5

By | February 21st, 2014|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: , , |

All this week, Sonny and I are taking you behind the scenes of our new comic The Shadow Hero! Buy the digital first issue of The Shadow Hero on Amazon Kindle, Apple iBooks, or B&N Nook for a mere $0.99! Here are the previous posts, in case you missed them: Secret Origin of The Shadow Hero [...]

Secret Origin of The Shadow Hero Part 4

By | February 20th, 2014|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: , , |

All this week, Sonny and I are taking you behind the scenes of our new comic The Shadow Hero! Buy the digital first issue of The Shadow Hero on Amazon Kindle, Apple iBooks, or B&N Nook for a mere $0.99! Here are the previous posts, in case you missed them: Secret Origin of The Shadow Hero [...]

Secret Origin of The Shadow Hero Part 3

By | February 19th, 2014|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: , , |

All this week, Sonny and I are taking you behind the scenes of our new comic The Shadow Hero! Buy the digital first issue of The Shadow Hero on Amazon Kindle, Apple iBooks, or B&N Nook for a mere $0.99! Here are the previous posts, in case you missed them: Secret Origin of The Shadow Hero [...]

Secret Origin of The Shadow Hero Part 2

By | February 18th, 2014|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: , , |

Today is the day!  Sonny Liew and I revive the Green Turtle, the first Asian American superhero! The Shadow Hero #1 hits the digital shelves of Amazon Kindle, Apple iBooks, and B&N Nook! Buy it now for the low, low price of 99 cents! All this week, Sonny and I are sharing our behind-the-scene material with [...]

Secret Origin of The Shadow Hero Part 1

By | February 17th, 2014|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

Enter The Shadow Hero!

By | February 12th, 2014|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: , |

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  – [...]

Chu F. Hing

By | February 3rd, 2014|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: , , |

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 [...]