Managing Director of TCZ Studio Pte Ltd, President of Singapore Comics Society, Representative of Singapore of International Comic Artists Conference
Wee Tian Beng is the first Singapore comic artist to break into the International Comics Market.
Recently, Tian Beng’s comics had been translated into 11 different languages: Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese and Indonesian.
To date, he has created more than 200 volumes of comic works. He is also the only local comic artist whose sales have reached over millions of sales.
This is a commercial miracle in Singapore Comics Industry. In the 1990s, he was invited by 2 Hong Kong publishers to create the comic series for 2 famous novels “ The Adventures of Wisely ” by Mr. Ni Kuang and “ Return Of The Condor Heroes ” by Mr. Louis Cha.
In 1997, Tian Beng received the Asian Manga Prestigious Award at the International Comic Artists Conference held in Seoul, South Korea.
In 1999, he started his major comic series “ The Celestial Zone ” ( total of 5 series, 170 volumes) The Celestial Zone has become the longest and best selling comic series in Singapore.
In 2015, he organised the one month long event “Singapore Original Comics Festival” to promote the original comic culture.
In 2016, he received an Award of Creative Excellence ~ Outstanding Contribution to the Singapore Comic Industry from ACAS.
In 2017, Tian Beng was invited to the International Comic Artists Conference (ICC) as the representative of Singapore.
In 2018, he started his latest comic: NEO ERA – The Adventure of TCZ Ai”
In 2019, he organised the “Singapore International Original Comics Competition” to encourage the younger generation to value the original culture and to be creative.
Currently Tian Beng is the Managing Director of TCZ Studio Pte Ltd, president of Singapore Comics Society and the representative of Singapore for the International Comic Artists Conference.