#BreakTheBias: 6 wonder women in the Malaysian comics scene


Malaysia has produced some great female comics talents in recent years, and these are some of the standouts.



Since today is International Women’s Day, here is a shoutout to some of Malaysia’s most prominent and promising comic creators, from Eisner-winners and nominees to globally read webtoonists.

In 2020, young Malaysian artist Erica Eng made history when her webcomic Fried Rice clinched the Best Webcomic award at the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, making her the first Malaysian comics creator to win an Eisner (though Malaysian-born Singaporean comics creator Sonny Liew had previously won three Eisners in 2017 for The Art Of Charlie Chan Hock Chye).

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