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Calling all superhero fans! Come join us in this hybrid event on Saturday 17 July at West Kowloon Xiqu Centre to hear bestselling author Gene Luen Yang and illustrator Bernard Chang unveil the latest Asian superhero, Monkey Prince, in the lead story in the DC Festival of Heroes: The Asian Superhero Edition.
Bestselling author Gene Luen Yang and illustrator Bernard Chang unveil the latest Asian superhero, Monkey Prince, in the lead story in the DC Festival of Heroes: The Asian Superhero Edition. In this original story, a new superhero emerges as Monkey Prince battles and teams up with Shazam to defeat both the evil Dr. Sivana and a Chinese deer demon spirit.
Gene Luen Yang is a MacArthur “genius,” the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, and the author of the half-million-copy New York Times bestselling graphic novel and National Book Award finalist American Born Chinese, inspired by the legends of Monkey King.
Bernard Chang is an Asian-American artist/designer, best known for his work in the comic book industry and entertainment design. He has worked on some of the most iconic superhero books in America in addition to mainstream illustration projects, with his last 5 books hitting the NY Times bestseller lists. He also has a children’s book series, The Black Belt Club, through Scholastic Press.