Queenie Chan

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Queenie Chan
Born 1972
Hong Kong
Area(s) Penciller
Notable works
The Dreaming,
Odd Is On Our Side,
In Odd We Trust

Queenie Chan is a Chinese-Australian Original English-Language comic artist who co-wrote and illustrated the graphic novel In Odd We Trust, a prequel to Dean Koontz's Odd Thomas, and published by Del Rey. She illustrated the sequel, Odd Is On Our Side, and is illustrating The Boy's Book of Positive Quotations for Fairview Press.[1]

Personal life[edit]

She originally lived in Hong Kong, but in 1986, she and her family moved to Australia. Through her childhood, she was interested in reading manga and also read Chinese-translated versions of Shonen Jump as well as popular American cartoon strips such as Garfield and Calvin and Hobbes.

She attended Meriden High School before graduating and enrolling at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) to study computer programming, but in mid-1998, she was inspired to write and draw her own manga stories after reading Rurouni Kenshin.

Career[edit]

Queenie Chan started publishing her own web comics before she considered submitting her work to Tokyopop in 2005, where she successfully published her three volume series The Dreaming.

Reception[edit]

Bill Sherman, reviewing Chan's work on The Dreaming praised her work stating she was a "skillful visual storyteller, capable of slathering on the atmosphere".[2]

Selected Bibliography[edit]

Published Works[edit]

One-shot manga[edit]

  • A Chinese Ghost Story
  • Twinside
  • Block 6

Short stories[edit]

  • Only Flora
  • Keeper of the Soul
  • Message To You
  • The Two Dollar Deal
  • Ten Years Ago Today
  • Blood of Snow
  • Yuen
  • A Girl Called Marian
  • Greenhouse
  • A Short Ghost Story
  • Twins
  • Air+Space
  • Shirley’s Story
  • Twinside
  • Block 6
  • A Chinese Ghost Story

References[edit]

  1. ^ Super Creatives: Queenie Chan Marianne De Pierres
  2. ^ Bill Sherman (September 19, 2010). "Manga Review: The Dreaming Collection by Queenie Chan". Blogcritics. Retrieved 2012-01-20. 

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