Superman Writer Gene Luen Yang | Episode Seventy Five

Interview with Superman author Gene Luen Yang

Superman Writer Gene Luen Yang | Episode Seventy Five


geneSuperman writer Gene Luen Yang joins me this week to talk about writing the iconic character of Superman, the cornerstone of DC Comics.

About Gene:

Gene Luen Yang began making comic books in the fifth grade. He has since written and drawn a number of titles. His 2006 book American Born Chinese was the first graphic novel to be nominated for a National Book Award and the first to win the American Library Association’s Michael L. Printz Award. It also won an Eisner Award for Best Graphic Album – New. His 2013 two-volume graphic novel Boxers & Saints was nominated for the National Book Award and won the LA Times Book Prize. Gene currently writes Dark Horse Comics’ Avatar: The Last Airbender series and DC Comics’ Superman. The first volume of Secret Coders, his middle-grade graphic novel series about computer coding, illustrated by Mike Holmes, will be available September 2015.

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  1. I’ve read New Superman #1 for DC Rebirth by Yang and I have high hopes. I want to read more of his work. I have read American Born Chinese which I highly recommend to anyone that wants insight into Chinese culture and lore.

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