Illustrating Asia : comics, humor magazines, and picture books / edited by John A. Lent.

All of the articles consider cartoon and/or comic art in the historical and social setting of seven South, Southeast, and East Asian countries: India, Taiwan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, China, and Japan. The contributors treat comic and narrative art--including comic books, comic strips, pictur...

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Other Authors: Lent, John A.
Format: Book
Published: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, ©2001.
Series:ConsumAsiaN book series.
Table of Contents:
  • Comics as social commentary in Java, Indonesia / Laine Berman
  • From self-knowledge to super heroes: the story of Indian comics / Aruna Rao
  • Shaping a cultural identity: the picture book and cartoons in Taiwan, 1945-1980 / Shu-chu Wei
  • Cartooning in Sri Lanka / John A. Lent
  • Lianhuanhua and Manhua, picture books and comics in old Shanghai / Kuiyi Shen
  • The corporeality of erotic imagination: a study of pictorials and cartoons in Republican China / Yingjin Zhang
  • Red comic books: the origins of modern Japanese Manga / Shimizu Isao
  • Redrawing the past: modern presentation of ancient Chinese philosophy in the cartoons of Tsai Chih-Chung / Shu-chu Wei
  • Gender insubordination in Japanese comics (Manga) for girls / Fusami Ōgi
  • Malaysia's mad magazines: images of females and males in Malay culture / Ronald Provencher
  • Images of the enemy in wartime Manga magazine, 1941-1945 / Rei Okamoto.