A new entertainment studio that focuses on authentic martial arts culture has unveiled their first comic book series: “The Adept”.
“The Adept” is an original story from entrepreneur, producer and activist Peter Shiao, written by Tasha Huo and Charlie Stickney with art done by Yishan Li.
An artist in Hong Kong has immortalized precious moments with her boyfriend in a comic series receiving acclaim online.
Bonnie Pang, who started creating comics at age 6, graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Geography and Resource Management from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). She then obtained a master’s degree in illustration from the Academy of Art University (AAU) before becoming a full-time illustrator in 2016.
A satirical magazine in Spain earned the ire of K-pop fans after apparently mocking the death of SHINee‘s Jonghyun in a comic strip.
El Jueves, a weekly magazine based in Barcelona, published a comic in Spanish that reportedly used Jonghyun’s death to do a commentary on the K-pop industry.
Marjorie Liu recently became the first woman to win a Best Writer Eisner Award, the comic book industry’s top prize for writers.
An artist in China has been amusing and educating people on social media by sharing comics about Chinese culture and how it differs from Western ones.
Siyu, who hails from Beijing, posts illustrations for a comic series called “tiny eyes.”
South Korean illustrator Wooh Nayoung, who goes by the name Obsidian, likes drawing famous characters using her unique comic-like style. So, when her recent drawing of “Guardians of the Galaxy” actor Chris Pratt went viral, the Hollywood star immediately noticed.
According to Koreaboo, Pratt praised Obsidian for her artwork that paid tribute to the Marvel film. The artist posted her work on Twitter where she drew the actor wearing a traditional hanbok. The amazing illustration also featured Baby Groot and Rocket Raccoon.
A new Marvel comic book series has sparked a heated political discussion on Indonesia’s social media after an artist inserted several hidden references in the comic’s maiden issue.
Indonesian Muslim Ardian Syaf, a freelance contributing artist, was recently fired from his job after his recent work on Marvel’s latest X-Men Gold ignited a backlash among Indonesian netizens, Bleeding Cool reports.
Any long-distance couple knows the struggle of being far away from the one they love. Many relationships can’t last under the circumstances, but for those who are truly in love, it’s worth every second.
Agustina Guerrero, 32, is a graphic designer and illustrator based in Argentina who created a series of humorous comics that depict the everyday life of a woman. Her hilarious illustrations touch upon subjects including the ways women deal with conflicts in relationships to their stream of consciousness when donating clothes to charity. The comics are incredibly funny and honest in capturing the relatable daily trials and triumphs in being a woman.
Born in an Argentinian town, Chacabuco, Guerrero writes on her website that she works for anyone in the world who knows her art. Her artwork, originally written in Spanish, was translated to English by Boredpanda.
Nick Seluk, a comic artist at The Awkward Yeti, faithfully captured the experience of a person suffering from depression and anxiety disorders in a comic strip. His idea for the illustration came from a reader, Sarah Flanigan, who shared her story about battling with anxiety and depression. Comic artist Seluk told Upworthy:
“I’ve been through and seen depression and anxiety in action, and thought Sarah’s story was so perfectly simple. We all get sick physically and mentally, but we need to be open to talking (and laughing) about [it].”
Everyone hears “It can’t be done” or “It’s impossible” all the time. But is it really?