Gene Yang Gives Comics' First Asian American Superhero A Superb Origin

Superheroes may be the dominant subject for comics, but when Gene Luen Yang, creator of American Born Chinese, Boxers & Saints, and other remarkable comics, sets his writing talents to the genre, it becomes something fresh. In The Shadow Hero, Yang takes the first Asian American superhero in comics and writes him a… » 7/16/14 3:20pm 7/16/14 3:20pm

The Trailer For Gene Yang's Shadow Hero Is The New Superhero Hotness

Gene Yang blew our minds with American Born Chinese and Boxers & Saints — not to mention the Avatar: The Last Airbender comic. So we're thrilled to be able to premiere the book trailer for his new graphic novel The Shadow Hero, exclusively at io9. It's the origin story of an Asian American superhero from the 1930s. » 7/09/14 11:26am 7/09/14 11:26am