Run, Bong-Gu, Run!
Run, Bong-Gu, Run!

Byun Byung-joon made his debut in the Korean comics scene in with his 1995 story 'This Summer's One Day Comedy' following a contest held by an adult magazine. He then became a commercial artist, creating humorous comics. His 1997 book 'History of an Island' was however his breakthrough in the field of comics. Byun showed a true scenographic talent who uses peaceful humour with typical Korean characters. With this book, he obtained the encouragment prize of the International Comics Festival of Donga-LG. He continued to produce innovating "manhwa" with his series 'Princess Anna' (1999), 'Run, Bong-Gu, Run!' (2003) and 'Déjà-vu' (2004).

Princess Anna, by Byun Byung-joon

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Last updated: 2012-08-08

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