Empty Bamboo Girl SHOP!

The EBG Shop is now OPEN!

The EBG Shop is now open for business! Pick up a sticker, tote and more to support the comic.

Happy Dragon Boat Festival | Empty Bamboo Girl by Lillian Lee

Happy Dragon Boat Festival

Happy Dragon Boat Festival!

How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse by EMPTY BAMBOO GIRL | LILLIAN LEE

How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

In last week’s issue of the Sampan Newspaper, we talk about surviving a zombie apocalypse.

How to Build a Strong Mother Daughter Bond | Empty Bamboo Girl by Lillian Lee

How to Build a Strong Mother Daughter Bond

Love is dead as I know it.

Dear Moby Dick and Reducing Plastic Waste | Empty Bamboo Girl by Lillian Lee

Dear Moby Dick and Reducing Plastic Waste

That story about the young whale being found dead with a stomach full of plastic? It really hit me.

Live Model Sketching & Drawing in the Boston MFA Galleries

Guess what I’ll be doing on Wednesday nights? And, it’s FREE!

Chopstick Techniques | | Empty Bamboo Girl by Lillian Lee

How To Hold Chopsticks 101: EBG Technique

Here are my 3 go-to chopstick moves.

I Love You Too, Mom | Empty Bamboo Girl by Lillian Lee

“I Love You Too, Mom.” How Does Your Mom Show Love for You?

  It’s just a different expression of love…

Happy Year of the Pig | Empty Bamboo Girl by Lillian Lee

New Year Hideout

Sometimes, not everyone is excited about the lunar new year…especially when it’s your turn to give.

Menstruation Alternative Emojis by Lillian Lee | EMPTY BAMBOO GIRL

Alternative Menstruation Emojis

Today the Unicode Consortium announced 59 new emojis.

The Lunar New Year Check List

Happy Lunar New Year! Gong Hay Fat Choy!

Are you all ready for the new year?

Happy Year of the Pig | Empty Bamboo Girl by Lillian Lee

Happy Year of the Pig!

  This year the celebrations start on Tuesday, February 5th.

Tidying Up the New Year | Empty Bamboo Girl by Lillian Lee

Tidying Up for the New Year

  Tidying up with Marie Kondo on Netflix has taken the world – and my small apartment – by storm.

An Evening with Gene Luen Yang at the Coolidge Corner Theatre | EMPTYBAMBOOGIRL by Lillian Lee

An Evening with Gene Luen Yang at the Coolidge Corner Theatre

When I learned that Gene Luen Yang would be making a stop in my neck of the woods, you best believe I jumped on getting tickets early on.

The Asian Flush in Full Effect. “Fresh Off the Boat” Tackles This…Issue

Louis explains the effect of alcohol on the body to Eddie when he gets the Asian Flush. Watch #FreshOffTheBoat here: https://t.co/Euc8WBsDsT pic.twitter.com/XBfuJQoxBy — Fresh off the Boat (@FreshOffABC)…

Bill Amend of Fox Trot and me at PAX East 2017 | EMPTYBAMBOOGIRL by Lillian Lee

Meeting Bill Amend of Fox Trot at PAX East 2017

I met my cartoonist / comic strip / comic art hero Bill Amend of Fox Trot last Sunday at PAX East.

A Toisanese Bowl of Joy

It was some sort of Chinese winter holiday yesterday and there’s a special dish that’s usually served to celebrate it according to my folks.

Wonder Woman Movie

Wonder Woman Comic Con Trailer Is….Fantastic AF!

Uhhhh…that Wonder Woman Movie poster currently is the wallpaper on my phone and that trailer from Comic Con…oh mer gawd!


New Comics Reading List for February 2016

I took a year sabbatical from current comic book reading.

What’s Happening to Chinatown? via Universalhub

I sent a tweet to Universalhub with my comic “Chinatown Changes” a few weeks back. Writer sent me a tweet back and wanted to chat some more about…

Mockingbird: S.H.I.E.L.D. 50th Anniversary (2015) Issue 1 PLUS Sneak Peek of “Forever Red!”

My initial introduction to Mockingbird was via Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on ABC and even then I only knew that the character’s name was Bobbi and that she…

Lois Lane: Fallout by Gwenda Bona

Lois Lane: Fallout. A novel by Gwenda Bond. What?!

When did DC Comics get into Young Adult Fiction?

It’s About Comics, Music, and Love. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

This is not a comic book or graphic novel but the references to X-Men, Batman, and Watchmen are enough for me to consider this in my “On Comics and…

Nimona. “We’re Villains! Villains kill people sometimes!”

Nimona has been on my to-read list for quite some time. I’d been hearing great things about it and I really liked the artwork. So, while I was…

Diving Deep Into the Spider-Verse Universe (2015)

I recently discovered the graphic novel/comic book section of the local library and went to town on it. One of the titles I picked up was Marvel Comics’…

Black Widow (2014) #20, Say It Ain’t the End!

And so the team that gave us this latest story arc for Black Widow have closed out this particular story with issue #20. Say it ain’t so! *sniff…

A Revamped 2015 Archie Makes Its Way, Issue 1

  I’ve never read any of the Archie comics, but I was familiar with the love triangle and that it took place is Riverdale. Other than that, I…

Image Comics’ Kaptara: “Wizards Just Got a Whole Lot Sexier”

This insane intergalactic space odyssey is…insane and I absolutely love it. From the first issue to issue three, the writing and art have kept me glued. The sense…

Go Get Chanrio’d! The Latest Avatar-Maker by Sanrio.

This has been making the rounds of the internet lately and I finally got myself Chanrio‘d! Choose from a wide range of hair styles, eye shapes, outfits, and…

Black Widow’s First Line of Red. How It Started. (Issue 19)

Black Widow is one of the few titles that I’ve been sticking with. I love the series — full of action and drama with amazing artwork to boot….