Fourth International MANGA Award
Title: THE STORY BEGINS WITH…
Creator: VERACHAI DUANGPLA
Country/region of publication: Thailand (2009)
This comical comic describing the interactions among young Tomtem, his family, and the surrounding characters will be accepted by all generations.
The collection of short stories humorously takes up the random questions by kids, dialogues between parent and child, pranks pulled by kids and more in the ordinary days of the animated characters, while spiced up with social satires.
This work introduces the legends and cultural customs of Thailand educationally.
About the Artist:
Started writing comics at the age of 12, and studied visual communication art and design in college. Kaihuaroh which was released the same year as this work became a bestseller in the comic category in Thailand.
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