Asta asked Gene Luen Yang:

I am a huge fan of your Boxers & Saints comics and I wanted to ask if there are any particular comic book authors that inspired your comic book style?

Gene Luen Yang Thank you! I can give you a list of cartoonists as long as my arm. Here are some of them: Jay Stephens, Jeff Smith, Jack Kirby, Jeff Smith, Lynda Barry, Derek Kirk Kim, Jason Shiga, Kazu Kibuishi, Raina Telgemeier, the Hernandez Bros, Lark Pien, Osamu Tezuka, Stan Sakai, Alex Toth, Carl Barks, David Mazzucchelli, Adrian Tomine, Don Rosa, Vera Brosgol.

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