Comics and bar stories from the Middle Kingdom
Beijing Brown will be based in Singapore for the next 12 months, due to the sudden presence of gainful employment.
Comics on Asian music will continue, as per usual.
Part 1 of a new project to document the fascinating history of Singapore’s Dunearn Road Hostels, where I’ve lived for the last 2 years.
A tribute to my favouritest 北京 band, A 公馆.
They’re wonderful. Go listen to them if you haven’t already.
While I recover from exams and a plague of deadlines, here’s an old comic I drew in my first month in Beijing.
The Singapore Experience, Part 1: SWEATING.
From the sketchbook, in honour of AV Okubo’s recent performances with Gang of Four:
AV大久保 singer 陆炎 doing his signature ‘Break Wave’ pose.
You can read more about Blackhole212’s demise here.
A brief detour into political caricatures. We’ll be back with more music comics this week.
(This is Prof Kishore Mahbubani)
Things get strange in Singapore.
For those curious, the pebble throwing gig was this one.
The devastatingly empty gig was this one.
A slow comic for a slow week in Singapore.
(I’ve been reading a lot of Boulet recently, so this piece is heavily inspired by his work)
The song I’m painstakingly transcribing is 圈 by The Gar.