Mr Kiasu : Everything Also Scared Lose #5
- About the Author
Mr Kiasu is one of Singapore’s most recognisable comic icons in the 90s, bringing a brand of local humor that is greatly identifyable and relatable to Singaporeans everywhere. A caricature of a typical Singaporean who “does not like to lose”, the comic series has sold over 650,000 copies since its debut in 1990, with eight comic volumes and three spin-off titles; and also has a live-action drama series and various merchandise to its franchise.
Relaunched in 2017, Mr Kiasu is now presented in a new environment – a technologically advanced and modern Singapore, to which he applies his own quirky brand of “Kiasu” solutions to everyday situations. — ‘Everything Also Scared Lose’ – A very accurate description of Mr Kiasu who is so afraid of losing that he will do anything humanly possible to stay ahead of the competition. It doesn’t matter what others think of him. As far as Mr Kiasu is concerned, it’s a kiasu universe out there and only the kiasuest will survive!
Johnny Lau is a Singaporean artist famous for his iconic comic series Mr Kiasu. Since the 1990s, Lau has been appointed creative director or co-producer of a number of projects with various art and design forms, including publishing, TV, interior design, and mentor for youth talents.
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 132
Year Published: 2018
Size: 200mm x 147mm