GENE YANG on STEREOTYPES

Apparently, MySpace has made American Born Chinese a featured book... Not all good news, though, since it seems to come with a rather tasteless ad campaign that uses the Chin-Kee character out of context, and has led to all kinds of discussions among people who haven't read the book. Gene Yang responds. Does acknowledging a [...]

By |2007-05-01T15:15:04-04:00May 1st, 2007|Uncategorized|15 Comments

Blue Bandana Kampung Boy Reader — WANTED

This letter just came in... If anyone knows who the KAMPUNG BOY reader was on the F-train, please let us know at mail@firstsecondbooks.com and we'll put you in touch with Kashminder who wants to say thank you: Hello: My name is Kash and I met a woman on April 9th on the F-Train around 7pm [...]

By |2007-04-11T09:54:19-04:00April 11th, 2007|Uncategorized|1 Comment

ON WORD BALLOONS

There are some precious lessons to be gleaned from Eddie Campbell's blog, including an entry called THE LAST WORD IN SPEECH BALLOONS. Several First Second creators have found this valuable in the midst of their thumbnails, so let's add this link to it here, in our TIPS FOR CREATIVE TYPES category (wh