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1936

October 1936: Issue of Manhua Jie (Modern Puck)

October 1936: Issue of Manhua Jie (Modern Puck)

This image first appeared in October 1936, before the First National Cartoon Exhibition which was held on November 4, 1936. The title of this image is "The Cartoon Circle on a hilltop on Chong Yang Festival". The Chong Yang Festival occurs on the 23rd of October. The cartoon was done by Wang Zimei.

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1938

March 10 1938 Shanghai and Cartoons in 1938

March 10 1938 Shanghai and Cartoons in 1938

Although the rest of the country was at war, Shanghai was like an island as the concession areas were not much affected. However, the Shanghai cartoon world was quiet. A bi-monthly magazine called, ‘Huaji Shijie’ (Funny World) printed cartoons without the creator’s names.

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1938

March 30 1938 Gao Lingmei

March 30 1938 Gao Lingmei

Huang Yao first met with his friend, the photographer, Gao Lingmei (he was the photographer for artist Zhang Daqian) in Nanjing. It was in Gao’s brothers photo studio by the river in Nanjing in late 1937.

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1938

August 1938: At the Backlines of Chongqing 2

August 1938: At the Backlines of Chongqing 2

‘At the Backlines of Chongqing – 2’ (32 pages)was published by Tieshe publishing. The introduction was by the International Anti Aggression Representative, Mr. Edgar Ansel Mounir in English and Chinese.

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1939

December 1939: Niubizi Digging War Trenches

December 1939: Niubizi Digging War Trenches

Huang Yao wrote in the preface to his "The Three Talks of Niubizi" that his other instructional book, ‘The Ten Talks of Niubizi’ was written in a...

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1942

1942: Chen Hengan of Guiyang

1942: Chen Hengan of Guiyang

Once I reached Guiyang, I noticed that all the shop signs were written by the same person. The construction of the calligraphy was roundish and had a style like Yan Zhenqing.

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1942

November 11 1942: Guiyang in Cartoon published

November 11 1942: Guiyang in Cartoon published

Niubizi Travelling Cartoons I (110 pages) Stone print, published by Wentung Shuji in Guiyang.

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1942

November 25 1942: Manhua Guiyang Exhibition

November 25 1942: Manhua Guiyang Exhibition

Announcement in newsper - Exhibition of ‘Guiyang Cartoons’ (Manhua Guiyang) or scenes of Guizhou. Free entry. Creator of Niubizi, on the invitation by the Mayor He Jiwu, Huang Yao will be donating all the exhibits to the City Government for the development of the city’s art and culture.

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1942

November 29 1942: Donation – Manhua Guiyang

November 29 1942: Donation – Manhua Guiyang

I drew a set of “Guiyang Cartoons”. Because the Guiyang City Government was promoting literature and art, they wanted this set to be kept permanently at the public education center and would be exhibited once a year with free admission for Guiyang residents.

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1943

1943: Yu Songhua

1943: Yu Songhua

Yu Songhua (1893 ~ 1947) native of Taicang, Jiangsu Province, was a famous journalist. Graduated from Tokyo University of Political Science graduate, Japan.

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1943

February 1943: Niubizi visiting the Miao Area appearing in Travel Magazine

February 1943: Niubizi visiting the Miao Area appearing in Travel Magazine

In Guilin, it was recorded that Huang Yao’s artworks were published, including cartoons, sketches, propaganda artwork and sketches of his ‘Visit to the Miao Area’, there is mention of specially commissioned Niu Bizi cartoons that appeared in ‘Travel Magazine’ and Saodang News.

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1943

June 1943 Chongqing Cartoons

June 1943 Chongqing Cartoons

Huang Yao published Manhua Chongqing, the publisher is Guilin Science Book Publishing. The introduction was written by Huang Yao and signed off with him in Guilin.

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1944

1944 Huang Yao leaves Guilin

1944 Huang Yao leaves Guilin

When Huang Yao left Guilin and returned to Guiyang in 1944, he left two sets of woodblock prints and other art works at Lequnshe, which were all destroyed by the bombing of Guilin.

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1944

September 10 1944: Niubizi Cartoon Exhibition Sponsored by Returned Veterans of Overseas Wars

September 10 1944: Niubizi Cartoon Exhibition Sponsored by Returned Veterans of Overseas Wars

Exhibition content: Kunming in Cartoons (Manhua Kunming), Guilin in Cartoons (Manhua Guilin) Exhibition dates: 10th to 12th September, 1944

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1944

September 10 1944: Niubizi Cartoon Exhibition Sponsored by Returned Veterans of Overseas Wars - Press and Media Clippings

September 10 1944: Niubizi Cartoon Exhibition Sponsored by Returned Veterans of Overseas Wars - Press and Media Clippings

Here are a few news articles about the exhibition.

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1944

October 1 1944: Niubizi Exhibition Makes Donation to Wu Hua Middle School

October 1 1944: Niubizi Exhibition Makes Donation to Wu Hua Middle School

Yesterday (29th) the Wu Hua Middle School hosted members of Kunming’s press concerning an exhibition of Mr. Huang Yao’s cartoons. According to Principal Li Ximi, Having recently purchased 20 mu of land in the northern suburbs where it ...

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1947

August 18 to 21 1947: Niubizi Advertisement

August 18 to 21 1947: Niubizi Advertisement

From 18th to 21st August 1947, for a series of four days, Hong Kong, “Xingdao Daily” published a advertisement....

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1956

May 1956: Malaya Niubizi

May 1956: Malaya Niubizi

Huang Yao once more used his most famous character as a channel for his own thoughts and experiences, creating Malaya Niubizi. In this series Niubizi wears a sarong, works with the local people, picks coconuts, collects harvests and reins bullocks to pull carts.

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1956

June 12 1956: Exhibition featuring Malay Niubizi will be opening at the end of the month

June 12 1956: Exhibition featuring Malay Niubizi will be opening at the end of the month

After arriving in Singapore last month by invitation of the Singapore Chinese Society, cartoonist Huang Yao toured Singapore and completed a collection of paintings called “Malaya Niubizi”

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