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Alan Quah
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Artist // Professional // Traditional Art
  • Mar 29
  • Malaysia
  • Deviant for 19 years
  • He / Him
My Bio

Alan Quah is an artist from Malaysia whose first comics pages were published in a 1984 fanzine, APAzine from Berita Publishing. His art there was awarded the best inker of the book by readers of Daniel Chan's Friday comic newspaper. He received degree in Advertising in 1992 and opened a design shop in 1997. In 2005, he returned to illustration and was hired by California based Comics Conspiracy to draw the black and white series THE ELDRICH. Later that year, he joined Heroverse to produce art for the title ANYWHERE.

In 2006, Alan won the Devil's Due talent search competition and later that year he won the 24hr CEDKO Comic Challenge. In 2008, he was chosen into the top 50 finalist in Marvel's CHESTERQUEST.

He founded Komikaki Studio, a comic art and colouring company which has produced a few projects for DC, MTVN, Top Cow, Capstone, Heroverse, DDP, Webtoon and Titan Comics.

He has worked for DC Comics' The Vampire Diaries and Legendary Comics' Godzilla: Awakening, a prequel comic to this summer's blockbuster Godzilla and RAGE, a french comic book series by Glyphs Production. He has also worked on Nike's Footwear Illustrations for DarkHorse, Space Goat Presents Anthology, ShadowGirls, Evil Dead 2, IDW's Orphan Black, Titan Comics' Dark Souls mini series and Quake Champions miniseries based on the gameplay by Bethesda. He has also worked on multiple cover assignments for Valiant, Dynamite and Zenescope.

Currently working on IDW Publishing's Gears of War: Hivebuster based on the gameplay by The Coalition. He is also working with Royal Selangor Pewter to produce a series of statues under licensed from DC and Marvel.

Favourite Visual Artist
Jim Lee, David Finch, Travis Charest, Ryan Ottley, Chris Bachalo, Alessandro Barbucci, Joe MAD,
Favourite Movies
The Star Wars Saga, LOTR, Matrix 2, The American President, Xmen2, Spidey2
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Eagles, Pink Floyd, Folk ~ especially Eva Cassidy, i'm sad she's Gone to Heaven, Simply Re
Favourite Writers
Michael Moore, Doug Miers, Tom Akel
Favourite Games
snooker, pool,
Favourite Gaming Platform
Tools of the Trade
my numb right hand holding 0.5mm mechanical pencil
Other Interests
Drawing Comics ~ trying out Digital Coloring ~ playing a game or two of Snooker
Anywhere #1 the miniseries by Tom Akel & Alan Quah will be out Nov 2009! Preorder now at http://heavyink.com/comic/11254-Anywhere-1 or Diamond order code: SEP090590 > Every book you buy help me pay the bills, guys:)))))) It's only $1... A :dygel: :love:
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I have recently joined this group in Facebook Comic Con, a virtual Comic Con,where people can "visit" and mingle with artists, writers and veterans in the industry. Which is just too cool to resist. So I have registered table at the "Artist Alley" where I'll be displaying my artwork and hopefully get to interact with you guys there. I'll also be up for fanart requests whenever I'm online. Join in the fun and meet me at my "table" via Facebook Comic Con / Alan Quah (http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=50444528026). Join me now if you are already a Facebook member. No requests required, just click and you're part of my family. ;) See ya! A
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It has been a crazy 2008, and I was so looking forward to this brand new year. So far life as a comic artist is a big struggle. Keeping up with deadlines ( of which I've been guilty of all the time) is a real challenge. I don't know when I will be able to let go of that crazy notion that every page I draw have to contain that certain amount of detail, which I know will not appear when printed. Call it self satisfaction but I do get my kicks when I see the end result. I'm basically killing myself here. You know what it's all good. So far Anywhere is going great guns, Creatively... both me and Tom Akel are happy with the results, slow as it
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:iconbummiesplz:Happy Birthday! Have your cake and eat it too

Happy Birthday!
I really hope you had a great day!
Everything good for your future!
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:iconbummiesplz:Happy Birthday! Have your cake and eat it too
Very inspiring artwork. Hope to see more local artists grow and get the recognition they deserve.