Dore’ Ripley, a lecturer at California State University, East Bay (CSUEB), had a better afternoon than most on January 20th. Why? Gene Luen Yang
--- the recently named National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature and author of BOXERS & SAINTS
, THE SHADOW HERO
, AMERICAN BORN CHINESE
and more came to visit! The CSUEB alum had a lot to say about Asian representation in comics, both today and throughout history. Dore’ recounts some of the most interesting parts of his talk, below, so read on --- your comics knowledge is about to get a lot more nuanced!