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Australia-Japan Society of NSW

Zoom Culture Series: Meet manga-style comic book artist Queenie Chan

  • 29 Sep 2020
  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Online by Zoom


  • Everyone with a computer or device

Registration is closed

Join our first Zoom culture meet-up with manga-style comic book artist and graphic novelist Queenie Chan.

Through the magic of Zoom, Queenie will present her perspective on manga and its current place in Australia and the Western world. She will also show us some of her fabulous work and talk about the challenges of being an artist in the field.

The presentation will be around 30 minutes long and afterwards there will be an opportunity to engage with Queenie online via chat or Zoom.


Queenie Chan was born in Hong Kong, and migrated to Australia when she was six years old. Her first published work was 'The Dreaming', a mystery-horror series for LA-based manga publisher TOKYOPOP, which has since been translated into multiple languages. She then collaborated on several graphic novels with best-selling author Dean Koontz for his ‘Odd Thomas’ series, as well as with author Kylie Chan for ‘Small Shen’. After that, she worked on several anthologies, and completed a fairytale inspired fantasy series called 'Fabled Kingdom'.

She is currently studying for a PhD at Macquarie University, and creating a series of biographical young adult comics on famous historical queens. Please visit for more information.

How to sign up

Sign up as usual using the online form. Your registration will be confirmed and the day before the event a Zoom link will be sent out to registered participants.

The event is suitable for all ages and it is free to attend.

Watch out for more events in our Zoom Culture series!

About the Society

The Australia-Japan Society of NSW Incorporated (AJS-NSW) aims to bring together Australian and Japanese people living in NSW to explore mutual interests.

AJS-NSW holds regular business, social and cultural functions, at various locations around Sydney.

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