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Comics and the World Wars – A Cultural Record “A major body of research from a historical communications expert at the University of Lincoln has re-categorised comic books and strips as significant cultural artefacts, demonstrating their potential to reveal uncensored … Continue reading

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‘Forgotten Legacies’ The Case of Abdullah Ariff’s Pro-Japanese Cartoons during the Japanese Occupation of Penang

Have been meaning to share this with the group. http://books.publishing.monash.edu/apps/bookworm/view/Drawing+the+Line/77/xhtml/chapter09.html This chapter explores the work of a much-neglected artist whose work has recently been the focus of a major exhibition at the National Art Gallery of Malaysia (2004). Having played … Continue reading

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Writing the War in Asia – a documentary history This might be of interest.

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Chop Suey — Cartoons about the Japanese Occupation and National Education in Singapore

This is not online, but if your library has a subscription to IJOCA…just realized this came out 10 years ago. International Journal of Comic Art Vol. 6, No. 2, Fall 2004, 415-430 LIM Cheng Tju, Chop Suey — Cartoons about … Continue reading

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