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1936

July 1 1936: Cartoon published in Manhua Jie issue 4

July 1 1936: Cartoon published in Manhua Jie issue 4

July 1936 - "Can't make four-of-a-kind, or a concealed straight, and certainly not three-of-a-kind . . . but two zhong's [China's, or more accurately, Chinese political parties] form a perfect pair."

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1936

December 5 1936: Special Issue Comic

December 5 1936: Special Issue Comic

Cartoon published in Shanghai Xinwen Bao.

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1937

1937 Xiao Guo Min (Little Citizen)

1937 Xiao Guo Min (Little Citizen)

Xiao Guo Ming was composed by Zhu Chongzi (Zhu is a well known viola player and had a hand in composing Modern China’s national anthem) and the lyrics written by Huang Yao.

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1937

January 1 1937: Year of the Ox Special Comic Issue

January 1 1937: Year of the Ox Special Comic Issue

Cartoon published in Shanghai Xinwen Bao.

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1937

August 14 1937: Establishment of Shanghai's Cartoonists National Salvation Society

August 14 1937: Establishment of Shanghai's Cartoonists National Salvation Society

Establishment of Shanghai's Cartoonists National Salvation Society The establishment of Shanghai’s Cartoonists National Salvation Society on 14 August 1937 a day after the 813 incident, which is the Japanese invasion of Shanghai.

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1937

August 31 1937: The Shanghai Cartoonist’s National Salvation Propaganda Team

August 31 1937: The Shanghai Cartoonist’s National Salvation Propaganda Team

The Shanghai Cartoonist’s National Salvation Propaganda Team was a team of eight peopl comprising of leader, Ye Qianyu, members, Zhang Leping, Hu Kao, Tewei etc., left Shanghai for the interior and the front, They had the support of the people and part of their funds for traveling were collected by children under the hot sun.

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1937

September 20 1937: Salvation Cartoons (Jiuwang Manhua) Start publication

September 20 1937: Salvation Cartoons (Jiuwang Manhua) Start publication

The Society’s magazine, ‘Jiuwang Manhua’ (National Salvation Cartoons) had Ding Cong, Wang Zimei, Hua Junwu, Lu Shaofei, Huang Yao and others as editors.

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1937

September 25 1937 Cartoon published in Salvation Cartoons (Jiuwang manhua) - vol. 2

September 25 1937 Cartoon published in Salvation Cartoons (Jiuwang manhua) - vol. 2

The magazine “Salvation Cartoons”, was the official publication of the “Shanghai Cartoon Sector Salvation Society”, published a total of twelve issues in Wuhan (three more issues came out in Chongqing, making fifteen issues in all).

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1937

September 26 1937 The Shanghai Children's National Salvation Association

September 26 1937 The Shanghai Children's National Salvation Association

In Huang Yao’s article, ‘Niu Bizi Cartoon’, published in 1983, he wrote, ‘that within two weeks of asking for cartoon submissions from children, he received more than 40,000 pieces of drawings’. The content of the paintings were anti war and appreciation of soldiers. With the overwhelming response, the cartoons were exhibited on the 26 September 1937.

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1937

October 25 1937 Cartoon published in Salvation Cartoons (Jiuwang manhua) - vol. 8

October 25 1937 Cartoon published in Salvation Cartoons (Jiuwang manhua) - vol. 8

The magazine “Salvation Cartoons”, which was the official publication of the “Shanghai Cartoon Sector Salvation Society”, published a total of twelve issues in Wuhan (three more issues came out in Chongqing, making fifteen issues in all). Besides paying tribute.......

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1937

October 28 1937 Yang Huimin

October 28 1937 Yang Huimin

Yang Huimin (1915-1992),Yang was a Girl Guide during the 1937 battle of Shanghai who supplied a Republic of China flag and brought supplies to besieged defenders of the Sihang Warehouse. Her actions proved inspiring to the defenders, who flew the flag the next day break in front of thousands of watching eyes across the bank of the Suzhou Creek.

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1937

December 23 1937 Childrens Resisting the Enemy Cartoons Traveling Exhibition

December 23 1937 Childrens Resisting the Enemy Cartoons Traveling Exhibition

In a Chinese Government website link, it is recorded that The Children's Resisting the Enemy Cartoons Traveling Exhibition was held in Hankou on 23 December 1937, there were 100 cartoons exhibited.

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1938

1938 Minjian Chubanshe

1938 Minjian Chubanshe

Huang Yao establishes his publishing company, Minjian Chubanshe. He published at least 15 books and 4 known woodblock prints from this Publishing Company. A good description of Minjian Chubanshe was written by Chen Yibo in his article, 'Niu Bizi in Wartime' 1942 in the Central Newspaper, Guiyang.

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1938

1938 to 1942 The Beijing Chronicle

1938 to 1942 The Beijing Chronicle

From a Chinese Government website source, from1938 to 1942, The Beijing Chronicle (in English) published Niu Bizi cartoons everyday in a prominent position in the newspaper, with a special column titled, ‘Niu Bizi Says’.

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1938

1938 to 1942  Support from different government organizations for Huang Yao books

1938 to 1942 Support from different government organizations for Huang Yao books

"We really have to be grateful to Niu Bizi in wartime, whom I have seen in the cartoon series of booklets, the Minjian Chubanshe's new lianhuanhua, as well as published two years ago, ‘A Chinese Soldier’ and other books....

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1938

1938 Kang Di Dao Bao

1938 Kang Di Dao Bao

The Resistance to Enemy Society will be hosting a “NBZ Resisting the Enemy Cartoon Exhibition”. All the paintings for this exhibition were collected by Mr. Huang Yao through his own efforts (while he was in Shanghai).

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1938

January 16 1938 War Cartoon Vol. 2

January 16 1938 War Cartoon Vol. 2

In August 1937, the Shanghai cartoon community's Salvation Association sent Ye Qianyu as the team leader, Zhang Leping deputy leader, Hu Kao, Te Wei, Liang Baibo, Xi Yuqun, Tao Jinye and others to Wuhan as members of salvation cartoon propaganda team............

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1938

January 17 1938 issue of Life Magazine

January 17 1938 issue of Life Magazine

Young Chinese Artists Cartoon their Country's Conquest in Modern Manner, by Jack Chen

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1938

March 8 1938 Roar of the Nation 1

March 8 1938 Roar of the Nation 1

This book was a visual presentation of patriotic songs of China in 1930s. Expressions against the invasion by Japan was suppressed in Shanghai.

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1938

March 8 1938 Roar of the Nation 2

March 8 1938 Roar of the Nation 2

The following book is likely published by Huang Yao's publishing company, The People's Publisher (Minjian Chubanshe). A copy of the book have not been found. If you have a copy of this book, please contact us.

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