IAF2018 Talk 05: “故事的故事 Stories about stories” by Li Chi Tak 利志達 ( In Cantonese/ English interpreted by Fleecircus )
Get real close to the creator of Black Mask 黑俠 at IAF2018! With his latest book “Solar Eclipse 日食” still hot from the press, indie comics hero Li Chi Tak will share with us his comics creation workflow and story writing process. He will also share snippets of his side projects and how he keep his work interesting.
Moderated by Lim Cheng Tju with interpretations by Fleecircus
Li Chi Tak 利志達( HongKong )
Li began his career in 1982. Tong Men Shao Nian, his 1987 album now turned a collector-item, made Li a promising comic icon. By then he had developed and persisted passionately his own style.
Since the 1990s’, Li’s works have been widely acclaimed in Japan. Posh! The Gang, Miss Chan, My Nation and other works appeared in numerous Japanese magazines and he has been invited to the Comic in Asia exhibition tour in Japan.
Black Mask, Assassins, Tien Yao Ji, Superbaby, Little Strawberry, K, were among his career milestones and noted works of the independent comic scene. And also, his Spirit was translated to French.
In January 2016, he held a personal comic book exhibition at the Angouleme International Comic Festival, and published the French comic The Beast. In the same year, comic Little Circle published in Malaysia.
2017 self-published short comic book Vicious and Malaysian version will launch in November.
2018, self-published short comic book Solar Eclipse.
In 2019, the latest comic collaboration with The Louvre Museum will be published in France and Hong Kong. This is part of the Louvre’s La Bande Dessinée (BD) project, which means “the Louvre meets comics”
2018年再出版漫畫集《Solar Eclipse 日食》。