Gene Luen Yang




Gene Luen Yang and Stephen Segovia Take Over The Terrifics in April

Gene Luen Yang and Stephen Segovia Take Over The Terrifics in April

We already knew that Jeff Lemire would be leaving the title, and it looks like DC has found a replacement in April as the acclaimed Gene Luen Yang, who contributed to the Terrifics Annual last year, will be taking over the title alongside artist Stephen Segovia, promising a turning point for the team.DC's solicitations were[...]

New Super-Man #20 Review: The Lineup Lacks Creativity but the Book is Enjoyable Enough

New Super-Man #20 Review: The Lineup Lacks Creativity, but the Book is Enjoyable Enough

Given Gene Luen Yang’s biography, I am led to believe it is at least an informed depiction of both.[caption id="attachment_795487" align="aligncenter" width="600"] New Super-Man #20 and the Justice League of China art by Brent Peeples, Matt Santorelli, and Hi-Fi[/caption]Brent Peeples’s artwork is fairly good, and he especially plays well with the monsters that pop up in[...]

Gene Luen Yang Awarded 2016 MacArthur Fellows Genius Grant Worth $625000

Gene Luen Yang Awarded 2016 MacArthur Fellows Genius Grant, Worth $625,000

The MacArthur Foundation announced the 2016 MacArthur Fellows awards today, commonly known as the “genius grants”.And this year’s class includes comic book creator Gene Luen Yang of American Born Chinese, Boxers & Saints, Avatar:The Last Airbender and New Super-Man.He and  22 other Fellows will receive a no-strings-attached $625,000 grant each for their exceptional creativity and potential for[...]



Things To Do On The West Coast In September If You Like Comics

Things To Do On The West Coast In September If You Like Comics

Single day and three-day passes are still available.Signing appearance: Writer Gene Luen Yang revived Green Turtle, a comic book series from the 1940s into a graphic novel titled The Shadow Hero with artwork by Sonny Lieu Eastwind Books in Berkeley on Saturday, September 13 at 3 PM.Join Mike Grell, Steve Niles, Sergio Aragones, Josef “Joe”[...]

Gene Luen Yang Talks The Shadow Hero And God With Scott McCloud

Gene Luen Yang Talks The Shadow Hero, And God, With Scott McCloud

Svensson drinks Gatorade while writing for Bleeding Cool.Gene Luen Yang is a fantastically talented graphic novelist His “Boxers and Saints” duo of interlocking graphic novels were among the most critically acclaimed books last year Here was his spotlight solo panel, with guest star Scott “Understanding Comics” McCloud asking questions and steering the conversation along.The[...]