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....
Estimated Date 1939 – 1941 Woodblock Prints
Huang Yao published at least four woodblock prints that have been recorded, he used Niu Bizi to try and change undesirable old customs and to turn the woodblock print message to benefit the war.
1940s Liu Yazi
In Guilin, Huang Yao lived at Yueyashan (Crescent mountain) and were neighbors with Zhao Shaoang. He was also in contact with Tian Han, Liu Yazi, Xu Beihong, Yin Shoushi, Xiong Foxi, Duanmu Hongliang and others.
February 1 1940: Asia in Cartoons and Europe in Cartoons
Two books are published, ‘Asia in Cartoons’ and ‘Europe in Cartoons’. Both are published by Huang Yao’s publishing company in Chongqing, ‘The People’s Publisher’ (Minjian Chubanshe).
December 20 1940: A Chinese Soldier
‘A Chinese Soldier’ was published by Huang Yao’s publishing company, The People’s Publisher (Minjian Chubanshe). The text and images in this book were entirely done by Huang Yao. The words of the story were in big font.
December 20 1940: A Good Man
‘A Good Man’ was published by Huang Yao’s publishing company, The People’s Publisher (Minjian Chubanshe). Similar to ‘A Chinese Soldier’, ‘A Good Man’ teaches soldiers how to behave, except this book is in picture form for those who could not read.
December 20 1940: Feng Yuxiang's Introduction
General Feng Yuxiang’s introduction to Huang Yao’s book, ‘A Chinese Soldier’ originally written on 20 December, 1940 appeared...
1941 Huang Yao's Books that have not been found to date
The following books are likely published by Huang Yao’s publishing company, The People’s Publisher (Minjian Chubanshe). Copies of the book have not been found. If you have a copy of any of these books, please contact us.
January 1 1941: The Three Talks of Niubizi
‘The Three Talks of Niubizi’ was published Zhongguo Wenhua Fuwushe (China Promotion of Cultural Matters) and Huang Yao's publishing company, Minjian Chubanshe (The People's Pulbisher). Many readers had been asking Huang Yao three main questions.
1942 Friends in Guiyang - Xie Liuyi
Although huang Yao was famous as a cartoonist, he was by profession a journalist in both Shanghai and Chongqing.
1942 Liu Xiyi Salt King of Guiyang
He came to all of my 3 exhibitions in Guiyang and bought some paintings. He was the richest and a very generous man in Guizhou.
Summer 1942 Ermei Shan
Huang Yao visited Emei Shan for the third and last time. He wrote about his experience staying in a monastery up in Emei mountains and the philosophy lessons he learned by observing it's abbot...
1942: Forging of Niubizi by Japanese since 1938
Forging of Niubizi by Japanese since 1938 Press conference : The Real Niu Bizi exposes the Fake Niubizi. From 1938 to 1943, there was an English Beijing Chronicle which published a forged version of Niubizi cartoons everyday...
1942 and 1944 Guiyang
During the 8 years of War of Resistance, Huang Yao was in Guiyang for only a total of about half a year while he was in Chongqing for almost 5 years, in Guilin for one and a half years.
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.
September 7 1942: Marriage of Huang Yao to Zheng Baolin
Huang Yao married Zheng Baolin of Anhui Tongchen, a law graduate from Wuhan University.
September 7 1942: Neighbors with Zhao Shaoang
Guo hua painter. 1920 studied with Gao Weng. 1927 taught inFushan Municipal School of Art. 1929 established his Lingnan Art Studio in Guangzhou. 1937 head of Chinese painting in Guangzhou Municipal Art College. During WWII in Guilin and Chongqing.
September 1942: 100 Shou Paintings
Exhibition of ‘100 Shou Paintings’, there could have been copies as it is noted that the paintings were printed and published by Wentong Book Publishing.
September 1942: Huang Yao Seals engraved by Xie Meinu
Mei Nu (1911-‐1991), famous seal engraver, engraved for both Mao Zedong and Jiang Jieshi. He was friend to Qi Baishi and Xu Beihong. In our records, Xie Meinu had engraved 2 seals for Huang Yao.
October 21 1942: Exhibition of Chinese People in Wartime - Press and Media Clippings
Here are a few news articles about the exhibition.