Alfonso Wong Kar-hei, better know by his nom de plume, or pen name, Wong Chak, is born in Tianjin.
He graduates after studing Western Art at Fu Jen Catholic University in Beijing.
He moves to Hong Kong from the mainland.
He begins drawing Old Master Q (OMQ) under the name Wong Chak, the name of his eldest son.
OMQ is serialised.
The first OMQ live action movie, Old Master Q is released. Other films based on OMQ were subsequently released, with two more in 1966, and one in 1975 and one in 1976.
He emigrates to the United States. He retires in the '80s due to health issues.
The first cartoon version of OMQ, Colour Old Master Q is released.
Alfonso’s son, Joseph Wong Chak succeeds his father’s bussiness and starts drawing OMQ.
Old Master Q 2001, the first movie combining CG and live action, is released.
Critics accused Wong of plagiarising the works of Chinese artist Peng Ti. Author Feng Jicai published a book explaining the details of the controversy.
A statue of OMQ is erected on the Avenue of Comic Stars in 2012. Wong leaves his handprint there.
Wong dies on January 1.