Gene Luen Yang in discussion with Alonso Nunez
A Hybrid In-Store and Virtual Book Signing!
This is an IN-STORE EVENT that will also be broadcasted live through Crowdcast for those unable to attend in person. This event will consist of a 30 minute discussion with author Gene Luen Yang and conversation partner Alonso Nunez, followed by an audience Q&A and then lastly a book signing.
If you're joining us virtually, Mysterious Galaxy's virtual events are hosted on Crowdcast. Click here to register for the event and here to view our virtual code of conduct. Accessibility: Real-time captioning for all Crowdcast events is available via Google Chrome. For enabling captions, please follow this guide. More info here.
Purchasing a copy of THE BOOKS OF CLASH VOLUME 1 through Mysterious Galaxy will get you a numbered ticket for the signing line after the event. Those who have not purchased a book through us are still welcome to get their books signed, but will have to wait until after the numbered line has finished. Purchasing your books through us allows us to continue to host author events, so we thank you in advance for your support!
How to Order Signed/Personalized Books from Gene Luen Yang if you're not attending the event
1. Add THE BOOKS OF CLASH VOLUME 1 to your cart.
2. At checkout in the "order comments" box write "signed only" or to whom your book(s) should be personalized (i.e. "To: Ms. Galaxy"). Requests for anything beyond a name, like a note or quote, are up to the author's discretion and are not guaranteed. Orders must be placed by 12pm pt on the day of the event (May 31st). Please call the store if you wish to purchase a book, or add/alter personalization to an existing order, after this time.
About the Author
GENE LUEN YANG writes, and sometimes draws, comic books and graphic novels. He was named a National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature by the Library of Congress in 2016, and advocates for the importance of reading, especially reading diversely. His graphic novel AMERICAN BORN CHINESE, a National Book Award finalist and Printz Award winner, has been adapted into a streaming series. His two-volume graphic novel BOXERS & SAINTS won the LA TIMES Book Prize and was a National Book Award Finalist. His nonfiction graphic novel, DRAGON HOOPS, received an Eisner award and a Printz honor. His other comics work includes SECRET CODERS (with Mike Holmes), THE SHADOW HERO (with Sonny Liew), and SUPERMAN SMASHES THE KLAN and the Avatar: The Last Airbender series (both with Gurihiru). In 2016, he was named a MacArthur Foundation Fellow.
About the Conversation Partner
ALONSO NUNEZ is the founder of Little Fish Comic Book Studio, a comic-based educational nonprofit. He graduated from the School of Visual Arts majoring in Comic Illustration. A third generation San Diegan, he has always had a passion for the comic artform in all its various styles, genres, and purposes. He is a 2021 Will Eisner Comic Industry Judge.
About THE BOOKS OF CLASH VOLUME 1: LEGENDARY LEGENDS OF LEGENDARIOUS:
Based on Clash of Clans and Clash Royale and penned by superstar graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang, this first volume of this action-packed eight-volume series brings the characters from everyone's favorite mobile gaming sensation to life!
SEE! The illustrated exploits of one young Hog Rider and his trusted companion in an unpredictable tale of fantasy and adventure!
READ! Their journey from no-good warriors on the battlefield to true heroes of the Royal Arena!
BATTLE! When danger strikes the village of JazzyPickles and its colorful cast of characters in this heartwarming and hilarious graphic novel based on two of the world’s most popular video games.
In this epic new series set in the world of Clash of Clans and Clash Royale, experience a laugh-out-loud tale of friendship and fun!