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Johnny Hiro #1 & #2 (Johnny Hiro)

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"Johnny Hiro and his girlfriend Mayumi live blissfully in New York City. She has an office job, he waits tables. Life is pretty good so long as nothing is thrown into their path. Unfortunately, sometimes there’s just no escaping those obstacles, like Gozadilla (a city-destroying monster) or Jeffrey Steingarten (food editor of Vogue magazine). And so, with no oth
32 pages
Published 2007 by AdHouse Books
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I picked this up on a whim while browsing at the comic book store, and ended up buying them. Really sweet, whimsical comics with Asian protagonists, playfully riffing on recognisably 'Asian' elements (samurai, ninjas) while working them into an ordinary life of an ordinary guy.
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Fred Chao is an illustrator and graphic designer. His clients have included HarperCollins Publishers, First Second Books, Soft Skull Books, and various Disney Magazines.

He also wrote and illustrated the graphic novel Johnny Hiro {half asian, all hero}, which was nominated for 4 Eisner Comic Industry awards and included in The Best American Comics 2010 anthology.

Various prints of his can be found a
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