Editorial

I often wonder if art collectors will go to a fine art gallery to buy local comic art illustrations or paintings, and if they do, what makes them want to pay a high price for an art piece?

Happy New Year. Looking back, we wish the artists who contributed to our e-anthology, Our World, had gained more mileage from it…

We have come to the end of the year and this is also our last editorial of the year. A pat on the shoulder for everyone in the team, as well as a big thank you to artists and readers who have been involved in our activities…

We’re still in the beginning of December – a favourite month for many because of school holidays and the approaching Christmas and New Year festivities and holidays…

Since Singapore Comic Con is coming soon and NAFA has acquired a booth to promote their courses, I believe would-be students will face the issues of following their heart or being practical…

Issue 18. In my diary, we were supposed to have the final big bang comics exhibition at the Comics Embassy this weekend, featuring all the artists. But things changed. Such is life.

Year end is always a good time for events since the festive spirit puts us in the mood to shop, feast, attend events and have fun basically. Cosfest 2022 has ended…

As covid restrictions are further relaxed around the world, comic events are making a comeback after years of hiatus. Here are a few pickles of local events happening now till end of year…

If you were to ask me what is the one thing that kept comics artists continue drawing and excelling in their craft, my answer is to have feedback from the audience…

Recently I watched the documentary on the local underground punk rock / hardcore scene, Scene Unseen.

We are coming to the final highlight of Comic Embassy, Comics Day, which is happening this Saturday, 26th August 2022. Many of our comic ambassadors as well as other local comic artists…

The month of August is one of remembrance and ceremony: some of us pay respect to ancestors and wandering spirits during the Hungry Ghost Festival, while the nation celebrates its 57th year of survival…

Will Comic Embassy make a profit or suffer a loss of income if this is a business entity rather than a community project?

This 10th issue is released on 22 July, one day after Racial Harmony Day. Clio Ding writes about CMIO (Chinese, Malay, Indian, Others) in her article on Singapore comics.

Time flies and Comic Embassy is now at its second month, featuring veteran artists Foo Swee Chin and Alan Bay. There’s an interesting line-up of programmes including a character design workshop by Foo Swee Chin and a comics panelling workshop by Alan Bay..

Much to the woe of students and even more so, teachers, June holiday is coming to an end. The busiest term of the year is about to kick in while new threats of Deltacron and (hopefully not) monkeypox looms. But fret not! Because there are many many…

The Sg Cartoon Resource Hub’s first onsite project is to promote Singapore produced comics and comic artists for six months from June to November. The soft launch of the Comic Embassy is on 11 June, Saturday, at 3 pm at Tekka Place.

Time and tide wait for no man. I had wanted to interview some of the early pioneers of Singapore comics and especially those of different ethnicity. One of them was K. Ramesh…

Welcome back to issue 5 of SG Cartoon Resource Hub. This issue is an exciting one as it is packed with interviews featuring both local artists (Sean Lam and Germaine Lim) as well as overseas artists (Harmony Becker and Jillian Tamaki).

Recently, a group of students in the junior college I’m teaching conducted a survey on the reading habits of youth. Among a hundred over responses, only one indicated that they read comics. While it is possible that a small sample size may have yielded…

A friend once said, “Singapore comics cannot make it!” Well, is that a fact or a myth? And what does Singapore comics mean to a Singaporean?

Welcome to the second issue of Sg Cartoon Resource Hub. We intend to release a new issue every two weeks and it will be released on Friday so that you have the weekend to enjoy our videos, articles and reviews.

A message from the team and an introduction to SG Cartoon Resource Hub…

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