Author Archives: R. Orion Martin

About R. Orion Martin

Orion Martin is a writer and translator based in Chengdu, China. He is interested in science fiction, contemporary art, comics, and any combination thereof. You can find his work at or

Chinese Web Comics: Scarlet-Faced Dog and Buermiao

Two Chinese cartoonists discuss their work and the popular web publishing platform, Douban. Continue reading


Lianhuanhua: China’s Pulp Comics

An overlooked genre of comic art. Continue reading