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July 17, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Introducing a New Asian Superhero: Monkey Prince | 隆重介紹全新亞洲超級英雄Monkey Prince

Join us online 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. 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. Learn how Gene and Bernard worked together to create Monkey Prince and what lies ahead for this new hero.

This event will be available to view on Crowdcast on Monday 19 July for one month, until 11:59 pm on Monday 18 August. Chinese subtitles will be added within 72 hours.

Moderated by: Keon Lee
Keon Lee is the General Manager of Faust International Youth Theatre and is a theatre director, drama teacher and playwright for children and young people. He is a graduate of the University of Hong Kong and performed in the lead role of DHH in David Henry Hwang’s Yellow Face with the HK Players production in 2012.

暢銷作家楊瑾聯將與插畫家Bernard Chang介紹DC Festival of Heroes: The Asian Superhero Edition中嶄露頭角的亞裔超級英雄——Monkey Prince。在這個原創故事中,擔起英雄重任的Monkey Prince聯手英雄沙贊,打敗惡魔希瓦納博士和中國鹿魔精靈。

Gene Luen Yang與Bernard Chang將會以線上模式演講。

主持:Keon Lee
Keon Lee是Faust International Youth Theatre總經理,也是劇場導演、戲劇老師和少年兒童劇作家。他從香港大學畢業,並在2012年參與了由 David Henry Hwang 編劇、Hong Kong Players製作的戲劇《Yellow Face》,飾演主角DHH。

Featuring (click on author names to read more)

Gene Luen Yang is 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 and he also has a children’s book series, The Black Belt Club, through Scholastic Press.