Good Comics for Kids
January 27, 2023 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
Gene Luen Yang and Bernard Chang introduce a brand-new hero into the DC Universe, although it's one based on a very old hero—The Monkey King of Chinese myth.
January 20, 2022 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
In the second volume of their Shang-Chi ongoing series, Gene Luen Yang and Dike Ruan have Marvel's martial arts hero teaming up with and often battling against much of the rest of the Marvel Universe.
May 4, 2021 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
Marvel's Shang-Chi finally gets the spotlight in a new series by an ideal writer, although the art leaves something to be desired in Shang-Chi By Gene Luen Yang Vol. 1: Brothers & Sisters
July 11, 2017 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
New Super-Man Vol. 1: Made In China Writer: Gene Luen Yang Artists: Viktor Bogdanovic and Richard Friend DC Comics; $16.99 Cartoonist Gene Luen Yang, a long-time library and bookstore favorite for works like American Born Chinese, Boxers & Saints, and The Shadow Hero, started writing for DC Comics’ Superman back in 2015, but it wasn’t […]
January 6, 2016 by Esther Keller
On Monday, the Children’s Book Council in conjunction with the Every Child a Reader, and the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress announced that graphic novel creator Gene Luen Yang will be the next National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. Yang is no stranger to breaking barriers in the children’s and YA […]
November 18, 2015 by Esther Keller
Can a good story really be told while trying to teach kids how to code? With the push for more STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) learning and higher STEM standards in our country’s public schools, it’s no surprise that someone out there is trying to incorporate good storytelling and science. But a story about […]
November 11, 2013 by Brigid Alverson
Gene Luen Yang’s two-volume set Boxers & Saints is one of the most talked-about books of the year—the internet is dotted with reviews of the book and interviews with Yang—and when we started talking among ourselves, we quickly realized that we all had plenty to say—and we didn’t always agree. So we decided to put […]
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