Sonny Liew

Comic Artist/ Illustrator

Sonny Liew's New York Times bestseller The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye is a winner of 3 Eisner Awards, and was the first graphic novel to win the Singapore Literature Prize. He was a recipient of the National Arts Council’s Young Artist Award in 2010, and his works include The Shadow Hero (with Gene Yang), Doctor Fate (with Paul Levitz) and Malinky Robot, along with titles for Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Disney Press and First Second Books. Born in Malaysia, he lives in Singapore.

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SESSION: DRAWING AND ERASING

Making comics is not a common career path in Singapore - there are only a handful of fulltime cartoonists on the island. Sonny shares his journey from reading comics in his childhood to making a living writing and drawing them, and all the pitfalls and discoveries along the way.

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