By Amira Yunos

I’m no centenarian so I can still somewhat recall the first time I tasted century eggs.

15 years ago, I was the eldest 6-year-old among my siblings and cousins. Egged on by the boys in the house, we were playing a game of catch in my maternal…


Sacred Guardians: The Making (2)

Just this week, Sacred Guardians — the audio drama was released. To celebrate its release, a livestream was held and we were joined by the comic creators, Aydeel Djoeharie and Alan Bay, as well as Aric Hidir Amin, the voice actor of Dev.

“Everything worth…


Sacred Guardians: The Making (1)

We can all choose to be superheroes to the people around us. The world will be a better place for it. ~ Aydeel Djoeharie

Sacred Guardians is script writer Aydeel Djoeharie’s pet project. For more than 10 years, Djoeharie has been nursing this idea of…


Lieutenant Adnan and The Last Regiment graphic novel

One of the greatest humanitarian disasters of all time, the scale and intensity of World War II were unprecedented in all of human history. In those dark and critical times, it is our pride that there were exceptional individuals like Lieutenant Adnan…


Lieutenant Adnan and The Last Regiment graphic novel

“If we don’t defend the city, who will?”

In February of 1942, the Malay Regiment fought valiantly against the Japanese troops that had invaded Singapore during World War II. These were the last men on the battlefront before the fall of Singapore…


There are many ways through which one can commemorate or remember an individual who has made a significant impact in our community or lives, and the comic book is a compelling medium for the retelling of such stories. Singaporean comic creators Zaki Ragman and Danny Jalil have done just that.


Elizabeth Choy: Her Story graphic novel

“I cannot forget, but forgive.”

These were the words of Elizabeth Choy when she was asked to name the captors who imprisoned her after the end of the Japanese Occupation during World War II in Singapore. …


Elizabeth Choy: Her Story graphic novel

A mother, educator, social worker, and community leader — Elizabeth Choy is a prominent figure in Singapore, celebrated for her acts of kindness and bravery during the Japanese occupation of Singapore in World War II. …


The Legend of Mazu graphic novel (3)

The use of folklore as a mode of storytelling, religious worship, and even source of comfort in times of crisis can be found in different cultures and societies across continents. …


The Legend of Mazu graphic novel (2)

Over the past two years, Singaporean artist Chin Tong Koh spent long hours at his neighbourhood coffeeshop — hard at work on his artistic practice. While most coffeeshop patrons were engaged in leisurely activities such as feasting, chatting, or watching videos on their…

Asiapac Books

Established in 1983, Asiapac Books is Singapore’s leading independent publisher of comics and illustrated books designed to enhance lifelong learning.

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