Have you been keeping up with The Good Asian? The outstanding historical fiction detective tale from Pornsak Pichetshote, Alexandre Tefenkgi, Lee Loughridge, and Jeff Powell, with main cover artist Dave Johnson, has been making waves, and with good reason: between the impeccably researched history and the irresistibly intriguing protagonist, this mystery comic is a can’t miss!

Issue 5 Delayed Until September 29th

The Good Asian #5 main cover by Johnson.

First, some news: The Good Asian #5 has been delayed from Wednesday, September 1st, 2021 until Wednesday, September 29th, 2021. This means two things!

The first is that the Final Order Cutoff for The Good Asian #5 is now September 6th, 2021, so call your local comic shop now if you haven’t ordered it already.

The second is that the fifth issue of the Chinatown noir comic will now be timed to release with the first trade paperback collection, collecting issues 1 through 4…

So even if you’ve been sleeping on this series, you’ll have the ideal opportunity to catch up just as issue five is released!

More Variant Availability

However, that’s not the only news about The Good Asian we have to report on The Beat today!

Thanks to the positive response to the variant covers for the series, they will be offered at a frequency of 1:10 moving forward…

So if you can’t get enough of this Afu Chan variant for The Good Asian #6, which The Beat can exclusively debut today, you may be in luck!

The Good Asian #5 

If you want to know more about The Good Asian, consider reading The Beat’s interview with Pichetshote and Tefenkgi here. 

Have you been keeping up with the series, including its incredible back matter? Are you one of the people who have been part of the strong response to the variant covers (and if so, which variant is your favorite)? What do you think of the five-page preview of The Good Asian #5, included below?

We want to hear from you! Let us know what you’re thinking in the comment section or on social media over at @comicsbeat!