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The Eternal Smile

A fantastical adventure through the worlds we live in and the worlds we create. From two masters of the graphic novel --- Gene Luen Yang (American Born Chinese) and Derek Kirk Kim (Same Difference and Other Stories) --- come three magical tales

The story of a prince who defeats his greatest enemy only to discover that maybe his world is not what it had seemed.

The story of a frog who finds that just being a frog might be the way to go.

The story of a women who receives an e-mail from Prince Henry of Nigeria asking for a loan to help save his family – and gives it to him.  

With vivid artwork and moving writing, Derek Kirk Kim and Gene Luen Yang test the boundaries between fantasy and reality, exploring the ways that the world of the imagination can affect real life. 

The Eternal Smile is the winner of the 2010 Eisner Award for Best Short Story.

The Eternal Smile
by Gene Luen Yang and Derek Kirk Kim

  • Publication Date: April 27, 2009
  • Genres: Graphic Novel
  • Paperback: 170 pages
  • Publisher: First Second
  • ISBN-10: 1596431563
  • ISBN-13: 9781596431560