Andie Tong

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Andie Tong
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Andie Tong at the New York Comic Con, April 20, 2008.
Born Malaysia
Nationality Australian
Area(s) Artist
Notable works
Zodiac Legacy
Tekken
Tron: Betrayal

Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time
Spectacular Spider-Man UK
The Batman Strikes!
Tangent: Superman’s Reign
Masters of the Universe: Rise of the Snakemen
https://www.instagram.com/andietong/

Andie Tong is a comic book artist, known for his work on books such as Tron: Betrayal, Spectacular Spider-Man UK, The Batman Strikes! and Tangent: Superman's Reign. He was born in Malaysia and grew up in Australia.[1]

Career

In 2000, Tong worked on a graphic novel, The Architect with Mike Baron, which was eventually published online through Big Head Press in 2006. Tong moved to London in 2005, where from 2005 until 2010, he was the regular artist for Spectacular Spiderman UK. During this period he also worked on covers and artwork for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Masters of the Universe, Starship Troopers and The Batman Strikes.

In 2010, Tong completed the Tron: Betrayal graphic novel, a prequel comic to the movie,Tron: Legacy. In 2010, he undertook illustrating duties on Dynamite Entertainment 's comic adaptation of Robert Jordan 's Wheel of Time series. He also illustrated The Eye of the World: The Graphic Novel, Volume Two, Volume Four, and Volume Six published by Tor Books.

In 2012 and 2013, Tong illustrated three books for HarperCollins starring Batman and the Justice League.[2]

In 2013 Tong provided the artwork for the graphic novel, The First Law: The Blade Itself, based on the series of novels by British author Joe Abercrombie.[1][3][4] In November of that year it was announced that Tong would be illustrating Disney's Zodiac Legacy, an illustrated novel created by Stan Lee and Stuart Moore, based on the Chinese zodiac. Book one named Convergence premiered in January 2015 and the second book, The Dragon’s Return was released in January 2016.[5][6]

In October 2016, Titan Comics announced a new Tekken comic book, a four-issue mini-series by Cavan Scott, illustrated by Tong, and published in mid-2017. The series takes place between Tekken 6 and 7, and deals with Jin struggling against the Devil within him.[7][8] In July 2018, DC Comics announced that Tong will be the illustrator on a new Green Lantern title written by Minh Lê, and will be published in 2019 through the new YA series imprint, DC Zoom. [9]

Personal life

As of 2013, Tong lives in Singapore.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c K., Sara Ann (April 12, 2013). "Singapore-based illustrator Andie Tong's latest project First Law makes its debut in the US". The Straits Times.
  2. ^ "Andie Tong". HarperCollins. Retrieved April 24, 2014.
  3. ^ Liegl, Andy (May 6, 2013). "EXCLUSIVE: Dixon Adapts Abercrombie's 'The First Law' Trilogy". Comic Book Resources.
  4. ^ Prime, Maximus (April 17, 2013). "Joe Abercrombie’s ‘First Law Trilogy’ Becomes A Graphic Novel; Available Free Online". Geeks of Doom.
  5. ^ Wickline, Dan (November 2, 2013). "Disney And Stan Lee Join Together on Zodiac". Bleeding Cool.
  6. ^ Melrose, Kevin (December 6, 2013). "Adorable ‘power couple’ souvenirs from Andie Tong’s wedding". Comic Book Resources.
  7. ^ Newsarama Staff (October 9, 2016). "TEKKEN Gets Ready For The Next Battle". Newsarama.
  8. ^ Shiach, Kieran (February 20, 2017). "Round 1, Fight: ‘Tekken’ Comes To Titan Comics". ComicsAlliance.
  9. ^ Newsarama Staff (July 19, 2018). "New WONDER WOMAN, ORACLE, BATGIRL, NIGHTWING, AQUALAD Titles Added to DC INK and DC Zoom Line-Ups". Newsarama.

External links

  • Deemon Productions Official website
  • Andie Tong Instagram Instagram website
  • Deemon Productions Deviantart Deviantart website
  • Andie Tong Twitter Twitter page
  • Zodiac Disney's Zodiac website
  • The Architect comic Big Head Press website
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