Thursday, July 05, 2007

Lee Chi Ching

Chinese 'comic man' Lee Chi Ching of Hong Kong bagged the 'Nobel Prize of Manga', a Japanese recognition to artistes working in the comic book genre abroad. This is the first 'Nobel Prize of Manga', an award that will now be given annually.Lee developed an adventure-based comic series , which ran from 1995-2006 in Chinese. The comic strip has also been translated into numerous languages.Manga, a name used for Japanese-style comic books, often combines complex stories with drawing styles that differ from their western superhero counterparts, particularly in their frequent emphasis on cuteness.

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