Johnny Hiro, a hardworking sushi busboy, lives in Brooklyn with his eternally optimistic girlfriend, Mayumi. Every day he struggles to make ends meet while fighting giant monsters or running over rooftops to escape crazed waiters from rival sushi restaurants. With Fred Chao’s signature wit and laugh-out-loud commentary, Johnny Hiro presents the quirky trials and misadventures of a modern-day hero trying to find his slice of the good life.
FRED CHAO is an illustrator and graphic designer. His clients have included HarperCollins Publishers, First Second Books, Soft Skull Books, and various Disney Magazines. He also wrote and illustrated the graphic novel Johnny Hiro, which was nominated for 4 Eisner Awards and included in The Best American Comics 2010 anthology. He lives in Brooklyn. He has no cats.