Nature: Public Presentation
Title: What is Manga?
Speaker: Sonia Leong
Event: The Malta Comic Con 2011
Date: Saturday 26th November
Time: Between 2pm-3pm
Place: Partitioned Upper Gallery, St. James Cavalier

Sonia Leong

Sonia Leong first rose to fame with the 2005 Tokyopop Rising Stars of Manga (UK & Ireland) competition. Since then her popular Manga Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet (SelfMadeHero) has had numerous global editions. Her work appears in DOMO: The Manga (Tokyopop), Comic Book Tattoo (Image) and the I, Hero series (Hachettes). She”s geekily proud of her art being part of the set of British TV sitcom, The I.T. Crowd (Channel 4). Her latest webcomic is FujoFujo! about living with geeky girls. She”s also a member of Sweatdrop Studios.

What is Manga?

During the presentation Sonia Leong will answer the question of what is Manga? Starting from the origins and covering salient points in history, Sonia will discuss stereotypes and range, publishing house styles, differences in process and layout, and much more. In a nutshell she”ll be discussing storytelling in manga form. So if you like manga then you surely can”t afford to miss this talk.

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