Panel by Panel: A Dialogue on Comics in Southeast Asia

Posted by Paolo Chikiamco On December - 8 - 2012

The Fine Arts Program of the Ateneo de Manila University is inviting all to join them on December 10, Monday, 430 to 630pm at SEC LEC B, Ateneo de Manila University for:

Panel by Panel: A Dialogue on Comics in Southeast Asia

Featuring Singapore’s Otto Fong and Cheng Tju teaming up with Manila’s comic book creators for a talk and roundtable on the state of comics in Southeast Asia

About the guests:

Otto Fong is the creator of *Sir Fong’s Adventures*, a popular sci-fi comic book series that shines the spotlight on science and scientists in Asia. He is also a bilingual playwright, having written the first Restricted Mandarin theatre play (*Another Tribe. 1992*) in Singapore, and two Singapore Art Fest plays *(Mr Beng. 2000. HERStory. 2011)**.*

Lim Cheng Tju is an educator who has written about history and popular culture in Singapore. His articles have appeared in the Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science, Journal of Popular Culture and Print Quarterly. He is the country editor (Singapore) for the International Journal of Comic Art and also the co-editor of Liquid City 2, an anthology of Southeast Asian comics published by Image Comics.


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