Meet The Artist: Gavin Aung Than

Join us for a fun-filled session with artist, Gavin Aung Than as he shares about his new kids graphic novel series, SUPER SIDEKICKS!

SUPER SIDEKICKS is Gavin's new kids graphic novel series. It’s a fun-filled action adventure series about four superhero sidekicks who are fed up with taking orders from their adult partners and decide to form their own team. Join JJ, Flygirl, Dinomite and Goo as they try to prove that they’re just as capable as the adult heroes to save the world!

Recommended age group: 7-12 yrs old.

About the author:

Gavin Aung Than is a New York Times bestselling cartoonist and creator of Zen Pencils, a cartoon blog which adapts inspirational quotes into comic stories, and is currently working on the middle grade graphic novel series Super Sidekicks, published by Penguin Random House Australia.

After working in the corporate graphic design industry for 8 years he quit his unfulfilling job to focus on his true passion: drawing comics. Gavin launched Zen Pencils at the start of 2012, a cartoon blog which adapts inspirational quotes into comic stories, and hasn’t looked back since. Zen Pencils has been featured by The Washington Post, National Geographic, Slate, Buzzfeed, Gawker, Brain Pickings, was named one of the Internet’s top 100 websites in 2013 by PCMag and has been collected into four books.

His current project Super Sidekicks is a fun-filled action adventure middle grade series that pays homage to the superhero comics Gavin loved as a kid. Book 1: No Adults Allowed and Book 2: Ocean’s Revenge are out now. Book 3 in the series, Trial of Heroes, is due for release in April 2020.

Gavin lives in Perth, Western Australia with his wife, daughter and two miniature schnauzers.

Event details

Date and Time
Saturday, 08 February 2020, 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM

Kinokuniya Singapore Main Store
(Level 4, Takashimaya S.C.)