Pen So

Pen So is an illustrator, comic artist and graphic designer from Hong Kong. In recent years, he participated in the work of comics creation and novel illustration. In 2013, he attended the Comics Master Class presented by Comix Home Base. In 2014, he was a member of the elite team in the 3rd Hong Kong Comics Camp and won the first prize of the illustration group in the 7th Original Comic Competition in 2015. In the same year, he organized the exhibition Memories of My Home, and presented a series of postcards under the same name that recall the sceneries of Hong Kong. In 2016, he published his first individual illustration Hong Kong Havoc, and won the Best Illustrated Book in Hong Kong Golden Book Awards 2016, Distinguished Publishing Awards – The Best Publishing Concept of the 28th Hong Kong Print Awards 2016, and Publishing Awards in Hong Kong Publishing Biennial Awards 2017. In 2017, he published City of Darkness Graphic Novel: A Romantic Escape with the original author Yuyi, and won the Best Mono /Duotone Color Book of the 29th Hong Kong Print Awards. His works were serialized in Milk Magazine and City Magazine.

Related websites

Hong Kong Havoc is the first comic book published in a mixed form of comics and notes with thought-provoking narration of disasters happened in Hong Kong, reminding people to cherish the beauty of nature.

City of Darkness Graphic Novel: A Romantic Escape was published after the huge success of the City of Darkness series. The graphic novel revisits places where the characters visited and depicts the scenes in the Kowloon Walled City one by one.



Disclaimer: Create Hong Kong of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region provides funding support to the project only, and does not otherwise take part in the project. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in these materials/events (or by members of the project team) are those of the project organizers only and do not reflect the views of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Communications and Creative Industries Branch of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau, Create Hong Kong, the CreateSmart Initiative Secretariat or the CreateSmart Initiative Vetting Committee.