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Gene Luen Yang on creating comics

Panels is the sister service of Book Riot, in this case focused on comics. Gene Luen Yang, author of American Born Chinese or the Shadow Hero among others, is contributing with a series of posts about his creative process; the last one is about… 21 more words

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Shadow Hero

Title: Shadow Hero

Author: Gene Luen Yang & Sonny Liew

Genre: Graphic novel

Background: Based on the the comic series The Green Turtle from the golden age of superhero comics in the 1940s, Shadow Hero portrays the transformation of Hank, an ordinary kid, into the first Asian-American superhero. 262 more words

Boxers & Saints by Gene Luen Yang

If you don’t know anything about the Boxer Rebellion (or Boxer Uprising) in China from 1899 to 1901, this fantastical two-volume graphic novel is a fun and educational primer! 598 more words

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The Shadow Hero

As a fan of American Born Chinese, I wanted to read more of Gene Luen Yang’s work. I think the world is a better place with him and his work: I’m definitely all for more Chinese protagonists (or any of colour, for that matter). 173 more words

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TOP FIVE WEDNESDAY: People I Would Line Up For At BookCon

A new Top Five Wednesday for the first week of May! Here are the people I’d wait in line for hooooooooours to meet.

1. Morgan Matson… 165 more words

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