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The Blog of Gene Luen Yang - Humble Comics Website Updated!
Humble Comics Website Updated! 
It's been, what, four YEARS since I've done that? I don't even have Dreamweaver installed anymore so I had to use a text editor.

I've added The Eternal Smile, Prime Baby, and Animal Crackers to the Comics page. I've also updated the About page. If you find any misspellings or broken links, please let me know!

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Indonesian Smile 


I got copies of the Indonesian translation of The Eternal Smile a while ago, but I didn't flip through it until just now. They did a beautiful job on the production values-- it's kinda crazy seeing your own work in a language you don't understand. Ever wonder what a splash sounds like in Indonesia?



Speaking of The Eternal Smile, Amazon.com is offering the original English version for the amazing price of $6.61! Not bad for an Eisner nominee, right? (Er. Only a third of the book is nominated for an Eisner, but still. It's only a third of the original price!)

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Event in Sacramento on Tue 5/4/10! 
On Tuesday 5/4 at 4pm, I'll be at the Southgate Library in Sacramento talking about how I make comics. If you're in the area, come on by! Here's the address:

Southgate Library
6132 66th Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95823
(916)264-2700

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What are you doing on Saturday 5/1/10? 
Come to Mrs. Dalloway's, a cool indie bookstore in Berkeley! I'll be there on Saturday 5/1/10 at 7pm to talk about my two just-released books, Prime Baby and Animal Crackers. Here's the address:

Mrs. Dalloway's
2904 College Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705

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The Rise of the Graphic Novel 
On the evening Monday 4/26, The Commonwealth Club will be hosting a panel discussion on Why Comic Books, Being So Freaking Awesome, Are Taking Over The Whole Freaking World (or as they put it, "The Rise of the Graphic Novel") with Lark Pien, Andy Hartzell, Dash Shaw, and me! Should be fun. Tickets are $7 if you're a student and $20 if you're not. You have to show school ID so you can't just say you're a student of life.

Want details? Go here.

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