The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yuan and Sonny Liew

I won this in the spring readathon! I picked it because I really liked the idea of both a Chinese-American superhero and a re-imagining of an old (pre?)Golden Age comic, The Green Turtle. The back of The Shadow Hero talks about the original series (which was written by a Chinese-American) and its historical impact, and reproduces the original first issue.1 The re-imagining is MUCH better than The Green Turtle‘s first issue, if only because it’s Read More …