Queenie Chan

SF & Fantasy

An Interview with ‘House of Odd’ Artist Queenie Chan


An Interview with ‘House of Odd’ Artist Queenie Chan

As a teenager, Queenie Chan started drawing out of boredom, but what started as a pastime became a professional career after Chan submitted a portfolio to manga publisher TokyoPop. After a stint working on The Dreaming, Chan found her work in high demand. Among her many projects has been a series of graphic novels based [...]

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Graphic Novels & Manga

Why Are Graphic Novels Still a Step Too Far for Some Fans?


Why Are Graphic Novels Still a Step Too Far for Some Fans?

“I’ve outgrown picture books…” one reader commented, dismissing the graphic novel format outright on a blog I frequent.
Frustrating, right?
How many people do that? And why? Are there some people for whom the comic book – or the graphic novel, to use the medium’s more sophisticated nomenclature – is simply a bridge too far? Why do [...]

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