Posts Tagged ‘american’

Sep 10, 2011

How to write humor as young Asian Americans for the majority American audience

Assuming you’re a young Asian American who isn’t into Tommy Hilfiger or Family Guy, I give you my tips on how to “keep it real”. (more…)

Sep 4, 2011

Agent Blue: Power Suit

The design for the main villain continues… (more…)

Sep 4, 2011

Agent S: The Football Suit

Every superhero needs that power suit. (more…)

Jul 27, 2011

Pen Tonic Comics: British Villain/American Hero Manners

“Pardon me, Batman…” (more…)

Jul 21, 2011

Pen Tonic Comics: Peter Lorre America’s First Asian American President

Yuppers. (more…)

Feb 15, 2011

83rd Academy Awards Nominees + My Picks for Winners

Before the advent of CMS like WordPress, one had to manually organize and update single webpages if he didn’t have PHP or other dynamic methods available. Well, now I can post things much easier and so here is my first post of Oscar picks. It seems Roger Ebert wants you believing he doesn’t already know who the winners are and you can win big money if you can guess the winners in a contest hosted by Mubi.com. Anyway, here are some of the nominees and my picks: (more…)

Aug 30, 2010

Agent S: Past, present, and future; the dream project

From the pages of UW-Green Bay’s student newspaper The Fourth Estate comes Agent S…

A quick mock up from Full Metal Yakuza.

A quick mock up from Full Metal Yakuza.

Jun 6, 2010

Agent S vs. Agent Blue: The Battle of the Future

Originally posted on May 16, 2010

Eastfist.com - Agent S vs. Agent Blue Gladiators Fight in 5050

The story I’ve been working on, but will never see the light of day… Because no one wants to see a mighty Asian-American superhero. Especially one that wears red and is the good guy. The bad guy wears blue. That would be a first in American story telling (as far as I know).

So some would ask: why not just make your hero wear blue? Well, it would lose a lot of the meaning behind the design of the character and story, wouldn’t it? Of course, the deeper meaning is only one aspect. There’s also action, drama, romance, time-travel, betrayal, explosions, all the makings of a blockbuster. All the while erasing Asian-American stereotypes with stylized stereotypes.

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