Category Archives: Super Power Blues

A short film written and directed by Greg Pak, produced by Karin Chien

2005, 6 minutes 40 seconds, color. The story of a superheroine who has to save the world day after day — when all she really wants to do is sleep with her boyfriend.

Starring Sakura Sugihara and Brian Nishii
Cinematography by Toshiro Yamaguchi
Music by David Libby
Special Effects by Robert Morris
Production design by Shane P. Klein
Costumes by Kitty Boots

Greg Pak’s “Super Power Blues” is now viewable online

Greg Pak’s 2005 short film “Super Power Blues” is now viewable online at the Greg Pak Youtube Channel. The film stars Sakura Sugihara and Brian Nishii in the story of a superheroine who constantly has to save the world when all she really wants to do is sleep with her boyfriend. It premiered in June 2005 on WNET’s Reel New York shorts anthology show and played around the country at festivals like Cinequest, the Phoenix Comicon Film Festival, the DC APA Film Festival, and the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival.
View the embedded video below or Click here for a bigger version.

Pak Talks Comics: Reader Q&A about Cho, Hulk, Emma, Magneto… and Squirrel Girl?

BrokenFrontier.com has posted Greg Pak’s latest “Pak Talks Comics” column, featuring Reader Q&A about everything from Amadeus Cho to Magneto to where Squirrel Girl was during “World War Hulk.” Click here to read the column, and click here to submit your own questions for future columns.

2008.06.07 – “Super Power Blues” wins Saturday night New York public television screening slot


“Super Power Blues,” a short film written and directed by Greg Pak, has won this week’s Reel 13 online contest at thirteen.org and will screen Saturday, June 7, on New York’s Channel 13.
The 7 minute film stars Sakura Sugihara and Brian Nishii in the story of a Japanese superheroine living in New York City who deals with endless crises — when all she really wants to do is sleep with her boyfriend.
“Super Power Blues” will air on Channel 13 at 11:09 pm on Saturday, June 7, right after “Some Like It Hot” and just before “Camp.”
The film is also viewable online at thirteen.org.

Vote for “Super Power Blues”!

“Super Power Blues,” a short film written and directed by Greg Pak, is screening online at the Reel 13 website of New York’s Channel 13. Check it out and vote — the film that nabs the most votes by 5 pm next Thursday will be screened on television in New York.
“Super Power Blues” tells the story of a Japanese superheroine living in New York who has to deal with endless crises — when all she really wants to do is sleep with her boyfriend.
Click here to view the film and vote!