Doctor, doctor

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on March 28, 2015 by sonnyliew

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A few character sketches for the new Dr. Fate, written by Paul Levtiz

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Paper Trail

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on March 10, 2015 by sonnyliew

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The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye featured in the Malay Mail!

Comics and Singapore History Join Forces

“Part graphic novel, part art book, part narrative essay, The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye by Malaysian-born, Eisner Award nominated comic artist and illustrator Sonny Liew is a look at Singapore unlike any other before.”

Much thanks to Kenny Mah!

The US hardcover edition of the book will be out from Pantheon Books in early 2016 :)

Baba

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , on February 24, 2015 by sonnyliew

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Cover art I did for Archaia’s JIM HENSON’S THE STORYTELLER: WITCHES collection :)

Cover sketch and some of the unused ones below. The collection features several witches, they picked Baba Yaga for the cover in the end :)

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Little Green Fellow

Posted in baby, green turtle, shdow hero on February 12, 2015 by sonnyliew

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The Best Shadow Hero related photo ever.

Via Dwight Sora’s blog! :)

Yalsa not Salsa

Posted in great graphic novels, robb mommaerts, shadow hero, yalsa on February 10, 2015 by sonnyliew

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The Shadow Hero is one of YALSA’s 2015 Great Graphic Novels for Teens!

Also found out recently you can get a hardcover library edition of the book!

Here’s the Top Ten list:

  • “Afterlife with Archie: Escape from Riverdale.” By Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. Illus. by Francesco Francavilla. Archie Comics.
  • “Bad Machinery V.3: The Case of the Simple Soul.” By John Allison. Illus. by the author. Oni Press.
  • “47 Ronin.” By Mike Richardson.  Illus. by Stan Sakai. Dark Horse.
  • “In Real Life.” By Cory Doctorow. Illus.by Jen Wang.  First Second.
  • “Ms. Marvel: V.1. No Normal.”  By G. Willow Wison. Illus. by Adrian Alphona. Marvel.
  • “Seconds: a Graphic Novel.” By Bryan Lee O’Malley. illus. by the author. Ballantine Books.
  • “The Shadow Hero.” By Gene Luen Yang. Illus. by Sonny Liew. First Second.
  • “Through The Woods.” By Emily Carroll.  Illus. by the author. Margaret K. McElderry Books.
  • “Trillium.” By Jeff Lemire.  Illus. by the author. Vertigo.
  • “Wolf Children: Ame & Yuki.” By Mamoru Hosoda. Illus. by Yu. Yen Press.

(Above illustration by Robb Mommaerts!)

Fate

Posted in DC, DC Comics, Dr.Fate, gene yang, Paul Levitz, Superman on February 6, 2015 by sonnyliew

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So apparently this is happening:

http://www.bleedingcool.com/2015/02/06/new-dr-fate-series-paul-levitz-sonny-liew/

Part of a wider DC revamp:

http://www.dccomics.com/blog/2015/02/06/new-books-new-creative-teams-the-complete-list-of-new-and-continuing-dc-comics

Not so much news I’ve been sitting on, as news I was only semi-vaguely-aware of :p

With the Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye wrapping up this month or so too, it’s going to be a madhouse.

Eeeps!

Gene Yang is writing Superman!

Ah Lan the Sampan Girl

Posted in chua mia tee on February 3, 2015 by sonnyliew

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Found this book from 1969 in my Grandpa’s collection of books called “Ah Lan the Sampan Girl”. The faces in the illustrations looked familiar somehow…

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Then I looked up the illustrator’s name…

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And then I realised it could well be… pioneering Nanyang artist Chua Mia Tee! One of my favourite Singaporean painters…

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Can’t verify for sure yet, but that’s my guess for now :p

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