Gene Luen Yang Archives

New 10-Page DC Comic, Monkiey King #0 In Full
As seen in last May's  DC Festival of Heroes: The Asian Superhero Celebration #1, Monkey Prince is a new series launching from Gene Luen Yang 楊謹倫 and Bernard Chang 張伯納 in February 2022, with a new twelve-issue limited series from DC Comics and just announced at DC FanDome Inspired by the 16th-century Chinese novel Journey[...]
American Born Chinese Gets Disney TV Adapt from Shang-Chi Director
Gene Luen Yang's acclaimed graphic novel American Born Chinese will become a TV series on Disney+ with Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings director Destin Daniel Cretton directing and executive producing for 20th Television This will be Cretton's first TV series American Born Chinese was a 2006 National Book Award Finalist for Young[...]
Marvel’s Voices: Identity #1 Celebrates Asian Superheroes and Creators
Marvel's Voices: Identity #1 celebrates Asian superheroes and comics creators led by Gene Luen Yang, Greg Pak, Maurene Goo, and more lead an all-star lineup of Asian talent in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Marvel Voices: Identity #1 cover, Marvel Comics Marvel Comics is proud to announce that this summer will see the launch of[...]
The Meta-Story Behind DC Infinite Batman/Superman In March 2021
Bleeding Cool featured a previous of the upcoming Batman/Superman comic by Gene Luen Yang, Ivan Reis and Danny Miki to show a variety of "what if?" worlds for the series, spinning out of Death Metal With the sketch art, showing parallel lives, as playing out on movie film reel, it seems to involve politicians and[...]
Gene Luen Yang Tops Harvey Awards 2020 With Superman and Dragon Hoops
With Gene Luen Yang doing the double. Book of the Year: DRAGON HOOPS by Gene Luen Yang (First Second) Digital Book of the Year – THE NIB edited by Matt Bors (thenib.com) Best Children or Young Adult Book: Superman Smashes the Klan by Gene Luen Yang and Gurihiru (DC Comics) Best Manga: WITCH HAT ATELIER by Kamome Shirahama (Kodansha[...]
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[...]
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
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
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[...]