A Singaporean cartoonist has been arrested for suspected sedition over a satirical comic strip on his Facebook page that appeared to accuse the government of racism, his lawyer said yesterday.Thursday, 25 April, 2013, 3:01am
While overseas video game and animation icons such as Angry Birds have successfully blended into Hong Kong products - from T-shirts to mooncakes - homegrown designers are struggling to make an impression abroad because their creations are "too local", according to licensing agents.7 Jan 2013 - 5:44am 5 comments
For a man whose work is so intimately associated in the public mind with the festive season, Raymond Briggs isn't particularly cheerful.18 Nov 2012 - 1:58pm
India police have arrested a political cartoonist on sedition charges after his drawings criticising rampant corruption irked political leaders.
A magistrate in the city of Mumbai on Sunday ordered Aseem Trivedi held for a week for questioning about a complaint that the cartoonist had mocked the Indian constitution in his drawings.11 Sep 2012 - 9:34am
Mainland-based illustrator Siu Hak, who last weekend opened a large-scale sculptural exhibition of his work, said he never imagined that one day his cartoon characters would be bigger than himself.6 Jul 2011 - 12:00am
GoGoNut project leader Mak Chun-keung takes us scene by scene through a day at the office, as he steers along entertaining but also highly challenging creative assignments
I LOVED READING comic books when I was young, and I still do. I always wanted to become a cartoonist because drawing has always been my favourite hobby.24 Mar 2007 - 12:00am
It's fitting that the first offering from our new cartoonist Tony Lopes today is on the subject of weddings. The award-winning Australian humourist worked for some years as a wedding photographer before turning his hand to drawing his comic strip, Insanity Streak, in 1995.1 Dec 2003 - 12:00am
The sight of security chief Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee wielding a whip and leaping skyscrapers was denied to the public when the Hong Kong and Macau Political Cartoons Exhibition fell apart last week.23 Oct 2002 - 12:00am
CARTOONIST Lai Tat-wing likes making faces - drawing them and making them when posing for the camera. Ask him to pretend to be serious and he screws up his nose. To him, this is something that he cannot stomach - like watching a Wong Kar-wai movie.16 Oct 2002 - 12:00am
How did the idea of Pakchoi- Nino come about?
The seed was sown when I read an issue of the New Scientist magazine about genetically modified (GM) foods.
Scanning through the editorial on the pros and cons on GM food, I started to doodle a GM creature.8 Feb 2001 - 12:00am
When did you have your first contact with comics?
I was seven years old when I came to Hong Kong from China. I read the comics in one of the local newspapers. You never saw those in China. I was fascinated by comics and read them almost daily. About one year later, I started reading comic books. Then I decided to draw cartoons myself.14 Jan 2001 - 12:00am
Comics are very popular in Hong Kong.
Many youngsters like reading comics in their spare time. They find them enjoyable.
However, what can begin as a pastime can become addictive.13 Jun 1998 - 12:00am
Are comics trash? A dozen European comic creators looked rather startled to be asked this in a forum dedicated to precisely that question in Hong Kong last week.21 Feb 1998 - 12:00am
Whizz! Zap! Bang! - and gone are the days when comics were childish rags to be cast aside upon reaching adolescence.
Now cartoon strips are a serious art form and nowhere is it more evident than at this year's Hong Kong Arts Festival.
Eurocomics '98 exhibits the work of cartoonists, a breed not traditionally embraced by the high-brows of the arts world.18 Feb 1998 - 12:00am
The visual arts offerings celebrate the modern artistic identity of one region, and an art form that fought for some years to be taken seriously in another.15 Dec 1997 - 12:00am