The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye (Special Edition)

Sonny Liew | Epigram Books | 2015


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The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye is a biography showcasing the life and work of Chan Hock Chye, a pioneering but largely forgotten comics artist in Singapore. With a career spanning more than five decades, from pre-independent Singapore through its three Prime Ministers, Chan’s work reflects the changing political and economic environment in Singapore. Containing Chan’s original illustrations, paintings and sketches, this is a groundbreaking work and labour of love aimed at recapturing the portrait of an artist, whose deep passion for comics and country is given a fitting tribute by award-winning comics artist Sonny Liew. Winner of Book of the Year for Singapore Book Awards 2016 Winner of Best Book Cover Design for Singapore Book Awards 2016  Winner of Singapore Literature Prize 2016 (English Fiction) Winner of Will Eisner's Award for Best Writer/Artist 2017 Winner of Will Eisner's Award for Best Publication Design 2017 Winner of Will Eisner's  Award for  Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Asia 2017 New cover chosen by fans in an online poll! 
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