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"The Days After My Account Was Blocked" by Monkee

"The Days After My Account Was Blocked" by Monkee

Regarding this comic, Monkee writes, "During the outbreak, I spent a lot of time on WeChat discussing all kinds of injustices that were occurring. Then one morning my friends and I all received notices that we had been permanently banned from WeChat. Many other people also received this message, including doctors on the front lines. I drew this in hopes that people will continue to speak out."

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"Life During the Pandemic" by Yan Cong

"Life During the Pandemic" by Yan Cong

Beijing-based cartoonist and contemporary artist Yan Cong describes his daily life during the quarantine.

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"Self-Isolation Mind Theater" by Tian Ke

"Self-Isolation Mind Theater" by Tian Ke

      About Beijing-based illustrator and art director Tian Ke wrote this comic on February 1st, 2020, 10 days after the metropolis of Wuhan was shut down due to the COVID-19 outbreak, and more than a month before the WHO declared the virus a global pandemic. This comic was originally posted during a rare period of public anger online, when many were voicing open criticisms of the Chinese government’s handling of the pandemic. Tian Ke obliquely criticizes the widespread calls to cheer on the government’s response, such as the fervor that followed the live streamed construction of an emergency...

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Prerelease Copies of Lost Things by fenta!

Prerelease Copies of Lost Things by fenta!

The most recent volume in our series of contemporary lianhuanhua, Lost Things by fenta will be shipping in the next months. But right now we have a dozen special edition copies that will be shipping while supplies last.

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Chinese Cartoonists Respond to the Coronavirus

Chinese Cartoonists Respond to the Coronavirus

This year, the most festive season in China was overshadowed by anxiety and fear due to the outbreak of the coronavirus and the subsequent travel bans.

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