Move over, Monkey King, there’s a new prankster in town!
Introducing the newest hero in the DCU, the great sage, equal to the heavens, better than his predecessor the legendary Monkey King 孫悟空, even better than the Justice League and definitely the Teen Titans (actually, all the heroes combined), everyone put your hands together for…the The Monkey Prince 小猴王!
Marcus Sun moves around a lot because his adoptive parents are freelance henchpeople, so join him as he travels through the DC Universe, from Gotham City confronting Batman all the way to Amnesty Bay to Aquaman’s Kingdom of Atlantis! Marcus finds himself as the new kid at Gotham City High School, where a mysterious man with pig features asks Marcus to walk through a water curtain to reveal himself as who Marcus really is…someone who has adventured through The Journey to the West, can transform into 72 different formations, can clone himself using his hairs, and is called…the Monkey Prince!
New York Times bestselling writer Gene Luen Yang (American Born Chinese, Superman Smashes the Klan) and award-winning artist Bernard Chang (Teen Titans, Batman Beyond) come together for the first time to bring you the greatest iteration of Monkey King into the DC Universe… enter The Monkey Prince 小猴王!
Monkey Prince Vol 1: Enter the Monkey collects Monkey Prince #1-6.
About the Author
Gene Luen Yang writes, and sometimes draws, comic books and graphic novels. As the Library of Congress’s fifth National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, he advocates for the importance of reading, especially reading diversely. American Born Chinese, his first graphic novel from First Second Books, was a National Book Award finalist, as well as the winner of the Printz Award and an Eisner Award. His two-volume graphic novel Boxers & Saints won the L.A. Times Book Prize and was a National Book Award Finalist. His other works include Secret Coders (with Mike Holmes), The Shadow Hero (with Sonny Liew), New Super-Man from DC Comics (with various artists), and the Avatar: The Last Airbender series from Dark Horse Comics (with Gurihiru). In 2016, he was named a MacArthur Foundation Fellow.