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COMICS: Secret Identities: The Asian-American Superhero Anthology – It’s About Time!

Secret Identities: The Asian-American Superhero Anthology may represent something of a breakthrough. As an ethnicity that both has a rich and powerful tradition and is greatly under-represented in comics [of all genres – not just the superhero one], a number of very talented Asian-American writers, artists and writer/artists have banded together to produce a volume of superhero stories that range from the straightforward superhero yearn to biting satire. If they can’t find superheroes to relate to, they’ll just go ahead and make their own!

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The brains behind the anthology, Jeff Yang, Parry Shen, Keith Chow and Jerry Ma have collected material from comics pros like Bernard Chang [Wonder Woman], Hellen Jo [Jin & Jan], Greg LaRocque [Legion of Superheroes, The Flash], Dustin Nguyen [Batman: Detective Comics] and Greg Pak [Hulk, the film Robot Stories] and; actors Kelly Hu [The Scorpion King, X2] and Dustin Tri Nguyen [V.I.P., Saigon Eclipse]; members of the filmmaking industry like Benton Jew [formerly with Industrial Light & Magic] and Michael Kang [The Motel, West 32nd], and more than four dozen other contributors [including themselves, of course].

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