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).
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............
January 17 1938 issue of Life Magazine
Young Chinese Artists Cartoon their Country's Conquest in Modern Manner, by Jack Chen
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.
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.
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 16 1938 War Cartoon Vol. 6
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.................
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.
April to August 1938 Huang Yao and Zheng Baolin
Huang Yao wrote, “Fudan University had moved to Beipei near Chongqing and had restarted their classes in February of 1938. I met Xie Liuyi, the head of the Journalism Department who invited me to give a talk. The title of the talk was caricature portraits. At the end of the talk, the students were asked to draw a caricature of Xie.” Zheng Baoling ’s (later Huang Yao’s wife) sketch was particularly outstanding and caught his eye.
April 1938: The 72 Aggressions of the Japanese
Huang Yao spent 6 months researching material for ‘The 72 Aggressions of the Japanese’. This book was published in April of 1938, there are 5 booklets. In a timeline from 1891 to 1937, it documents 72 aggressive moves by the Japanese towards the Chinese. All books have English and Chinese explanations and published by Huang Yao’s own publishing company in Chongqing, ‘Minjian Chubanshe’ (The People’s Publisher).
April 1 1938 War Cartoon Vol. 7
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................
May 1938 Article about 1930s cartoonists by Jack Chen
An article by Jack Chen about the life and work of the Chinese Cartoonists in the 1930s.
August 1938: The Young Citizen Weekly Magazine
‘The Young Citizen Weekly Magazine’ (Xiao Guo Ming Zhou Kan) is a children’s magazine. The editors are Huang Yao and He Gongchao.
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.
September 1938 ‘New Lianhuanhua’ series was published
‘New Lianhuanhua’ series was published by Huang Yao’s publishing company, ‘Minjian Chubanshe’ (People’s Publisher). Huang Yao was the editor for this series of more than 10 comic books. These two examples, the titles are clearly Huang Yao’s handwriting but the cartoons are not. Only two of the ten listed titles have been found.
September 18 1938: Discussion on New Lianhuantuhua
‘Discussion on New Lianhuantuhua’ published by Minjian Chubanshe (People’s Publisher). Huang Yao was the editor.
1939 (est.): Military Door Gods
The book, “Art and Aesthetics in Chinese Popular Prints” came into conversation between Carolyn and Dr. Felicity Lufkin, sometime in 2002 or 2003. Dr. Lufkin mentioned that she had seen a pair of woodblock prints done by Huang Yao. This is the first time that Carolyn had ever heard of woodblock prints produced by her grandfather. Quickly she ordered the book on Amazon and when it arrived she was not disappointed.
1939: Niubizi & Sanmao
Among the group of cartoonists, there is a character known as ‘Sanmao’ and another character known as ‘Niubizi’. The cartoonists of both these characters are able to draw their cartoon characters in just a few strokes and they are both famous because of their cartoon characters.
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.
January 1939: Huang Yao and Chen Jiying
Chen Jiying (1908 – 1997) Writer from Hebei, China. Graduated from Harbin University in political science. In 1924 began to publish articles in Beiping's “Morning Newspaper”. Later, he organized the Harbin International Newspaper Association's weekly literary magazine “Pei Lei”.