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Comics Art in China

John A. Lent and Xu Ying

Abstract

In the most comprehensive and authoritative source on this subject, this book covers almost all comics art forms in mainland China, providing the history from the nineteenth century to the present as well as perspectives on both the industry and the art form. This volume encompasses political, social, and gag cartoons, lianhuanhua (picture books), comic books, humorous drawings, cartoon and humor periodicals, and donghua (animation) while exploring topics ranging from the earliest Western-influenced cartoons and the popular, often salacious, 1930s humor magazines to cartoons as wartime propaga ... More

Keywords: China, lianhuanhua, donghua, Comics, revolution

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781496811745
Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2019 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496811745.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John A. Lent, author

Xu Ying, author