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🕷️🕸️🎨 Spider-Man is one of the most popular & beloved superheroes in the world, but he is not the only one who has been bitten by a radioactive spider. Cindy Moon, aKA Silk, a Korean-American woman who gained spider-powers from the same spider that bit Peter Parker. Silk is a fascinating & complex character who has faced many challenges & adventures in her life. She has been a reporter, superhero & agent of Atlas.
In this installment of our 4 part series on The Art of the Asian Spiderverse, we showcase various Asian artists who have created their own versions of Silk, inspired by their own styles, perspectives & experiences. We hope that this series will not only celebrate the amazing talent & diversity of Asian artists, but also inspire you to discover more about Silk & the Spiderverse.
👩🎨 Wooh NaYoung 흑요석 (🇰🇷) @woohnayoung
Wooh NaYoung, also known as 흑요석 (Obsidian), is a Korean illustrator & artist who specializes in digital drawing of characters wearing Hanbok, the traditional Korean clothing. She is best known for her <Fairy Tale Series>, where she reimagines Western fairy tale characters as if they were based in Korea. NaYoung has also collaborated with various companies, such as Disney, Marvel, Netflix, Samsung & Blizzard Entertainment, to create Korean version artworks for their products & services.
👩🎨 Peach Momoko (🇯🇵) @peachmomoko60
Peach Momoko is one of the most sought after creators in the comic book world. She is an innovative Japanese comic book artist & writer who blends Japanese folklore with Marvel mythos in the visionary stories., Demon Days & Demon Wars. She has also created remarkable covers for Star Wars, X-Men, Spider-Man, & Several other Marvel titles as well as independent comics,
Inhyuk Lee is a talented & versatile artist who has created stunning covers for many comic books, including Marvel, DC, Image, & IDW. He is based in Seoul, Korea, where he also works as a character designer & an art teacher. He has had a passion for drawing anime illustrations since childhood, & he has developed his own unique style that combines realism with fantasy. He is widely admired for his extraordinary digital artwork that showcases his exceptional skills & imagination.
👨🎨 DCWJ aka Derrick Chew (🇸🇬) @dcwj
Derrick Chew, aka DCWJ, is a freelance digital artist from Singapore who specializes in character illustrations & concept art for various entertainment & gaming industries. He has worked with renowned companies such as Games Workshop, Square Enix, Epic Games & Applibot. He has also created stunning comic book covers for DC & Marvel Comics.
👨🎨 David Nakayama (🇺🇸) @davidnakayama
David Nakayama is an Asian American artist, He is one of the most talented & prolific comic cover artists in the industry today working for Marvel, DC, Image, & Star Wars. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, & studied at The Kubert School of Cartooning. He started his career as an art intern at Top Cow Productions, where he learned from the legendary Marc Silvestri. He then moved on to Marvel Comics, where he worked on titles such as Hulk, Spider-Man, Big Hero 6, & Deadpool.
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