NAC congratulates Sonny Liew on winning Eisner awards for Work That Must Not Be Named


By Joshua Lee | July 24, 2017

If you’ve been reading the news lately, you might know that Singaporean graphic novelist Sonny Liew recently clinched a historic three Eisner Awards at Comic-Con for his work on a very important graphic novel.

Liew and his awards. Via The Star.

Since the annual Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards are the Oscars of the comic industry, it seems fitting that the National Arts Council (NAC) offer their heartiest congratulations to this incredibly talented Singaporean, except that their post seemed to be missing a crucial detail:

It seems readers are also perplexed by this odd omission.

The silence is deafening.

Prompting this astute answer:

Yea, we’re left wondering too. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯


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