Comics and Cartoon Art From The Arab World

13 June '17 at 9:30 am - 29 October '17 at 5:00 pm

Explore the art, history and significance of Arab comics, cartoons, caricatures and graphic novels through original examples taken from the British Library’s collections.

From 19th century Egyptian satirical press, to mid-20th century children’s comics and contemporary graphic novels discover this vibrant visual archive that illustrates and engages issues concerning everyday life, politics and society across the Arab world and beyond.

Part of the “Shubbak: A Window On Contemporary Arab Culture”.


British Library, Sir John Ritblat Treasures Gallery

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