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Jo Chen was born in Taiwan on the 4th of July, and after immigrating to the U.S. quickly established herself one of the few female comic artists to give the boys a run for their money. Her double volume manga The Other Side of the Mirror has been published throughout Asia in multiple languages and she is a founding member of the underground comic syndicate The Secret Society.
She kicked-off her career in the U.S. with D.C. Comics/Wildstorm's Racer X, part of the successful Speed Racer series, with subsequent interiors for Dreamwave's Darkminds Macropolis series and Wildstorm's Robotech series.
Her paintings adorn the covers of D.C. Comics' Robin series, Marvel's Runaways and Thor Son of Asgard series, Image's Street Fighter series, Vertigos Fight For Tomorrow series, Top Cow's Battle of the Planets series and PlayStation Magazine. Her work will also be featured on the upcoming XBox game FABLE, to be released in the summer of 2004
Jo is now laying out the designs for her own Chinese-mythological series tentatively titled The Spectre King.
Anime Convention Guest Appearances
- Sakura-Con 2011 - April 22-24, 2011 in Seattle, WA 2010
- Yaoi-Con 2010 - October 29-31, 2010 in Burlingame, CA
- Katsucon 2010 - February 12-14, 2010 in National Harbor, MD 2009
- Anime USA 2009 - November 20-22, 2009 in Arlington, VA
- Yaoi-Con 2009 - October 30 - November 1, 2009 in San Mateo, CA 2008
- Anime USA 2008 - October 10-12, 2008 in Arlington, VA 2007
- Anime USA 2007 - November 16-18, 2007 in Arlington, VA 2006
- Anime USA 2006 - November 17-19, 2006 in Vienna, VA 2004
- Yaoi-Con 2004 - October 29-31, 2004 in San Francisco, CA 2003
- Anime USA 2003 - November 21-23, 2003 in Vienna, VA
- Yaoi-Con 2003 - October 17-19, 2003 in San Francisco, CA
- Anime Weekend Atlanta 2003 - September 26-28, 2003 in Atlanta, GA 2002
- Anime USA 2002 - October 11-13, 2002 in Vienna, VA
- Anime Expo 2002 - July 4-7, 2002 in Long Beach, CA 2001
- Otakon 2001 - August 10-12, 2001 in Baltimore, MD
- Anime Expo 2001 - July 5-8, 2001 in Long Beach, CA
16 confirmed guest appearances
View Jo Chen on FanCons.com for 2 additional guest appearances