Think you know everything about comics? Why not put yourself to the test against some of the guests who claim to know a lot!
Prizes will be given to the winners and red faces to the losers!
Participant: QUEENIE CHAN
Queenie Chan was born in 1980 in Hong Kong, and migrated to Australia when she was six years old. In 2004, she began drawing a 3-volume mystery-horror series called The Dreaming for LA-based manga publisher TOKYOPOP. To date, it has been translated into multiple languages. She has since collaborated on several single-volume graphic novels with best-selling author Dean Koontz for his Odd Thomas series of novels. In 2012, she worked with author Kylie Chan on the comics-prose book Small Shen a prequel to the best-selling White Tiger fantasy series.
She is currently working on book three of Fabled Kingdom, a fairy-tale inspired fantasy story. It will be released in December 2016.
Host: BRUCE MUTARD
Bruce Mutard has been writing and drawing comics for 26 years, producing 4 graphic novels: The Sacrifice (Allen & Unwin, 2008), The Silence (Allen & Unwin, 2009), A Mind of Love (Black House Comics, 2011), The Bunker (Image Comics, 2003) and a collection of short stories, Stripshow (Milk Shadow Books, 2012).
He also has had short stories in Overland, Meanjin, The Australian Book Review, Cordite and Tango among others, and has illustrated several books for Macmillan Education’s Stories From Australia’s History, series. He has completed a research Masters by exhibition on what it means to ‘write with pictures’ at Monash University.
He is currently at work on his next graphic novel, along with many other projects to raise the awareness and profile of comics in Australia and overseas.