Secret Identities Is Now Blogging

by Jeff

jan094645f Secret Identities Is Now BloggingSeptember 29, 2008 – In anticipation of SECRET IDENTITIES: The Asian American Superhero Anthology to be published by The New Press in April 2009, we have decided to venture into the blogosphere!

At, we’ll be keeping you up to date on all the latest news regarding the Anthology—including appearances, book tour dates, publication progress, etc.—as well as sneak peeks at some of the fantastic artwork our creators are constantly churning out.

Speaking of creators, you’ll also be hearing from, and interacting with, some of the people responsible for putting these stories together. So check out the blog, and leave a comment or two.

Welcome to the SIUniverse!


SECRET IDENTITIES uses the conventions of the superhero comic book to expose the real face of the Asian American experience, usually hidden behind the mask of misperception and stereotype.

This groundbreaking anthology brings together top Asian American creators in the comics industry—including Gene Yang (American Born Chinese), Bernard Chang (Wonder Woman), Greg Pak (The Hulk), Sonny Liew (Liquid City; Vertigo’s My Faith in Frankie), Greg LaRocque (The Flash), Christine Norrie (Black Canary Wedding Special), Francis Tsai (Heroes for Hire), and more—as well as new and established creators from film (Mike Kang), television (Keiko Agena) and literature (Jamie Ford), to craft original graphical short stories set in a compelling “shadow history” of our country: from the building of the railroads, to the Japanese American internment, atomic bombings, the Vietnam airlift, the murder of Vincent Chin and the groundless incarceration of Dr. Wen Ho Lee.

For more info, visit; and check out a preview at

SECRET IDENTITIES: THE ASIAN AMERICAN SUPERHERO ANTHOLOGY from The New Press will be available in bookstores everywhere April 2009!

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