CIIC:Today's featured article/September 26, 2017

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On September 28, 1992, Zhang Leping, a prominent 82-year-old comic artist in China, died in Shanghai. He is widely known for his comic figure San Mao, which literally means, “three hairs.”

Zhang was born on November 10, 1910, in Zhejiang Province. When he was younger, he worked as an apprentice in shops that sold calendars. Later, he focused on designing advertisements. In 1937, his cartoons were used in the promotion campaign held for China’s War of Resistance against Japan (1937-1945). (More...)

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