朱德庸 Zhu Deyong
As a leading author of Chinese cartoons, Mr Zhu's works have been popular for 20 years, with more than tens of millions of volumes sold on both sides of Taiwan strip, ranking top on the book list at home and abroad. In 2009, he was nominated as "The most popular author in the decade of the new century". His stories have been adapted into stage plays and TV dramas. His recent paintings have set a new high at the auctions. Mr Zhu was commended by the media as "an author popular among both intellectuals and fashion people ". He considered himself as "a walker in the city and an observer of human nature."