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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.
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.
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.
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.
1939 Niu Bizi Digging War Trenches
Huang Yao wrote in the preface to his "The 3 Talks of Niu Bizi" that his other instructional book, ‘The Ten Talks of Niu Bizi’ was written in a...
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.
November 1942 Guiyang in Cartoon
Niubizi Travelling Cartoons I (200 pages) Stone print, published by Wentung Shuji in Guiyang.
November 26 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.
November 26 1942 Manhua Guiyang Exhibition
Announcement in newsper - Exhibition of ‘Guiyang Cartoons’ (Manhua Guiyang) or scenes of Guizhou. Free entry. Creator of Niu Bizi, 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.
1943 Yu Songhua
Yu Songhua introduced Huang Yao’s character and artworks in both ‘The Chinese in Wartime’ and ‘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.
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.
1944 Visit to the Miao Area
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.