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It’s going to be a lucky day for a few of my readers!Once I reach 777 followers I’ll be holding a contest for FREE drawings from yours truly! Keep your eyes peeled for contest details!

It’s going to be a lucky day for a few of my readers!

Once I reach 777 followers I’ll be holding a contest for FREE drawings from yours truly! Keep your eyes peeled for contest details!

Following my new update schedule, this weekend I updated my website with a render I was hired to do to help a local proposal for a farmer’s market. See a higher res version @ (kn-comics.com)

I managed to sneak my and my gf as surfers.
(Even though neither of us surf.)

Another comic in embryonic form, it’s pretty rough. Can you guess what it is about? If you can I’ll give you a free doodle!I have work for most of the day, but I hope to get this done before too late.

Another comic in embryonic form, it’s pretty rough.
Can you guess what it is about? If you can I’ll give you a free doodle!

I have work for most of the day, but I hope to get this done before too late.

Hey guys! I want more consistency with my releases so here is my new schedule starting now! 

Read more in this weekend’s blog entry @ (kn-comics.com)

Zelda by (kn-comics.com)

A drawing requested by joseicho.tumblr.com for being my 49th subscriber on my youtube! I’m doing up to 50, so if you haven’t already claim your prize!

No more Anonymous asks!

Hey guys, a few of you really want to talk to me via anon asks. 
I want to respond to them, but I do my best to limit this blog for my own comics/drawings.

I will respond to your asks though!
(Most likely respond in a private response.)

If you really want to chat at length please email me @
khanhnguyencomics@gmail.com and I promise I’ll respond! 

Anonymous asked: Re: your WMAW comic: So you feel less affected by seeing WM/AW couples now that you have a girlfriend, but what about if you break up? Are you going to go back to feeling like Asian women "owe" their "loyalty" (god even typing those words with quotes makes me sick) only to Asian men and should stop dating white people? That's messed up.

I’ve been watching how the WMAW comic has been developing on tumblr and I’ve been really engaged in the discussions it was making. I thank you for taking the time to read it, and for vocalizing your opinions. 

I did my best in my comic not to paint WM or AW or WMAW negatively. I intended this comic to document my own struggles with self confidence as an Asian male.

I wanted the turning point of my comic to be here:image

When I looked inward towards my own insecurities. 

Are those insecurities logical? No. Are they something to be admired? No. 
Is my self-image completely restored? Maybe not.

I wanted the ending to indicate that this was something I was working on. The whole event of getting wrapped up in my laptop (insecurities) and having someone help me (closing it) was suppose to be a metaphor for how experiencing love saved me from getting lost in self-hate. 

AW don’t owe me anything. For me, WMAW served as a reminder that my inherit traits were undesirable by media standards, which bled into my own perceptions. Not because WMAW is a horrible thing.

A loving relationship is something that should be cherished regardless of who it is between.

I believe art is subjective, so I won’t deny the negative themes you’ve taken from my work. Just know that my intentions of this comic were to reflect on my own self-pity. 

This was the first time I ever got fan emails. I was ecstatic.

After reading my comic WMAW, my readers wrote me lovely emails. I show both of the emails, along with some responses to criticisms my comic got on (kn-comics.com)

I believe art is subjective, so I cannot deny and individual’s experience with my work. If it evokes strong emotions positive OR negative, I urge you to express them. But regardless, I am grateful to everyone who took the time to read my work, and I look forward to making more.

bohemienne-savant asked: Did you go to UCSD? If so, how did like it? I'm a Art- emphasis in graphic design- major looking to transfer soon. Any info is appreciated!


This is a comic I made during my last year at UCSD, it was published in the school newspaper.

I had a love/hate relationship with UCSD’s Art Program. They were very theoretical in nature, and don’t walk you though workflows or creative programs very thoroughly. If I hadn’t come in with trade based Community College art courses under my belt I would have had no foundation to stand on. However, without it’s very theoretical courses, I might have become less well-rounded in mentality, and medium.

Don’t rely on the classroom to teach you everything. 

That being said I still had a life-changing experience for many reasons including:
• I had multiple internships I got through school.
• I was the cartoonist for UCSD’s Guardian Newspaper.
• Exposure to a wide array of interesting people. 
• Art homework while strange, in retrospect helped me become more than just an illustrator introducing me to a wide array of mediums.

Like any other degree, an Art Degree is only as good as the effort you put inside and outside the classroom.

Good luck,
-KN

PS: Also relevant comic about my last graphic internship can be read on my website —> here!