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Sonny Liew is a Eisner-nominated comics artist, painter and illustrator whose work includes the New York Times bestsellers The Shadow Hero with Gene Luen Yang (First Second Books), and The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye (Pantheon Books).

Born in Malaysia, he lives in Singapore, where he sleeps with the fishes.

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An illustration from a while back, on hearing the news that China has banned the new Christopher Robin movie… “The Winnie the Pooh character has become a lighthearted way for people across China to mock their president, Xi Jinping, but it seems the government doesn’t find the joke very funny” https://www.theguardian.com/world/201... Advertisements Read more of this blog post »
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The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye by Sonny Liew
" Thanks for the kind words and thoughts on the book, Stephen :) "
The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye by Sonny Liew
"I feel like this book entered my life at the perfect time. Thoughtful, humanistic telling of the story of expression, social and racial dynamics of multi-cultural, multi-colonized Singapore. The struggle of outspoken people (and individuals) to st..." Read more of this review »
The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye by Sonny Liew
"I did feel genuinely sad and upset reading this, because it was after all about a real person's life: his hopes, dreams and ambitions and the sacrifices that he had made along the way.

I liked how the graphic novel was structured in a f..." Read more of this review »
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"This book is a hugely impressive (and immense) artistic achievement. It is a masterpiece. I can't award it fewer than 5 stars in good conscience. And yet, I took very little pleasure in it. Swaths of it read like a textbook history (of Singapore)..." Read more of this review »
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" Thank you Justin! :) "
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" hmmm from the time it was announced to finished book was maybe 2.5 years, though that's an estimation given other projects being done during that time ...more "
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" Hello Mark - no worries at all if you're not comfortable with it :) Thanks for the Strapazin link... here;s the CCHC website - the only real additiona ...more "
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" Thanks for the kind words on the book, Anezka! :) If you're keen, do give a review on Amazon too, it helps with the sales and all, it seems :p
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Starts promisingly enough, but turns quickly into an unreadable mess.
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