Chinese political cartoon art, 1958-60.

Ethan Persoff of Comics with Problems shares this collection of Chinese political comics from 1958-60. The images address perceived exploitation and human rights offenses committed by the United States. Above, an "illustrated man" with tattoos of A-bombs and H-bombs all over his back.


  1. These are great. I especially like the one making fun of Nasa, and the one with Gen. MacArthur as Napoleon wearing the Battleship as a hat.

  2. 1958-1960, China was busy with the great leap forward. Anti-US cartoons was a way to drag people’s attention to the fact the Chinese government was killing about 30 million people.

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