Joe is a writer and illustrator based in Hong Kong. Currently he is working on an illustrated novel entitled Mysteries of the Inooa. He regularly updates his instagram and facebook page with illustrations, paintings, sketches, and photos of his dog, Oscar. 

Contact him at joseph.n.brown at

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Mysteries of the Inooa: An Illustrated Novel

Mysteries of the Inooa is an illustrated novel following an anthropologists last venture to a relatively unknown tribe called the Inooa. As he crosses the Great Distance, ventures across the Mammallian Sea, back in the City his wife struggles to keep her family in order. Her wayward daughter and nocturnal son rarely set foot at home and instead find themselves trapped within the derelict alleys and seedy lives of the urban underbelly. Currently a work in progress. Each illustration will be uploaded here or on my instagram, or facebook, as they are completed. Will be available in eBook format. Part of The Before series.

Mambuto: An Illustrated Poem

Mambuto is an illustrated poem. After the death of his wife, Mambuto leaves his home and daughter, Raya, to travel to the City. The ink illustrations are can be viewed here. The book will be available in eBook format. Part of The Before series.