Taiwan Comics Night: Featured Comic Artists: You-Shi KO and Lung-Chieh LI
April 09, 2019 |
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
The panel is co-sponsored by Taipei Cultural Center of TECO-NY. We welcome the comic books and illustration lovers to meet with award-winning comic artists from Taiwan. The artists would be pleased to introduce Taiwanese culture and customs to foreign readers through their comic art, including traditional Taiwanese foods, life style, religion, indigenous culture, temple festival, and etc.
$15 Non-Members | $10 Members | $7 Seniors/ students
About the Artists:
Miss. You-Shi KO
You-Shi Ko will introduced the first volume of Lovely, Lovely, Lovely at the Comic Book Expo in 2009 in Taiwan. You'Shi's next story, Make a wish! Da-xi, won her the grand prize at Ministry of Culture’s Golden Comic Awards several times.
Mr. Lung-Chieh LI
He was nominated in the International Festival of Comics of Algeria with his comic book Animal Impact in 2011.
He will be showing his latest work, Koxinga Z, about the Ming dynasty loyalist general who ousted the Dutch from Taiwan in the 17th century. He won Comic of the Year at the 2018 Golden Comic Awards, the most important national award for comic in Taiwan.
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