Malaysian artist captures 'new normal' of life during pandemic in new comic book


Comic character Joe G (second from left) is back in Azmi’s latest book 'Tanjong Life: The New Norm', which draws on the artist's pandemic experiences and observations in Penang. Photo: Azmi Hussin

The buck-toothed, card-carrying Penangite Joe G returns amid the current pandemic, observing how Covid-19 has changed and affected life in his beloved state and country.

In a different take from Azmi Hussin’s original comic book Tanjong Life published in 2015, Joe G’s second book of adventures tackles not only the humorous, cheerful side of Penang, but also the sombre elements of the new reality we find ourselves in.

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