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Cartoon-o-phobia by Zunar

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Published by Kinibooks in Kuala Lumpur .
Written in English


  • Politics and government,
  • Caricatures and cartoons,
  • Pictorial Malaysian wit and humor

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[a collection by Zunar]
LC ClassificationsDS597.2 .Z89 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24893970M
ISBN 109789834092290
LC Control Number2010337770

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  Septem Updated with video clip ( pm) Zunar's Cartoon-o-Phobia launch attacked by Darth Vader Agents (Police and Special Branch Personnel) by S Pathmawathy @ Darth Vader forces struck again at the Chinese Assembly Hall during the launch of Zunar's Cartoon-o-Phobia book yesterday (Septem ). It was to me an attempt by dark. Pages in category "Comics formats" The following 28 pages are in this category, out of 28 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().   “I am thinking of registering the term ‘Cartoon-o-phobia’ as a new word that carries the definition of ‘individuals or parties who are afraid of cartoons and use political power to act against cartoonists’,” he said. The cartoonist said that the content of this latest book had more bite compared to his previous books.   Zulkifli Anwar Ulhaque, better known as Zunar, arrested on Septem during a police raid several hours before expected launch of his book Cartoon-O-Phobia.

Cartoon-O-Phobia also got the attention of the American cartoonists who organized a charity dinner “The 23rd Cartoons and Cocktails” on October at the National Press Club in Washington. They requested for copies of Cartoon-O-Phobia to be auctioned for charity together with more than works of other cartoonists from around the world.   Reporters Without Borders is disturbed by the repressive nature of the “sedition” investigation that has been initiated against cartoonist Zulkiflee Anawar Ulhaque, better known by the pen-name of Zunar, and his new book, "Cartoon-o-phobia,” a collection of satirical political cartoons. Arrested on 24 September, just a few hours before the new book’s launch, Zunar was released. The brave and heroic Assistant Superintendent A Arikrishnan of the Brickfields police said he found “every page” of Zunar’s book Cartoon-o-Phobia to be seditious. The alleged book. The heroic police seized 66 copies of the alleged book in a daring raid in September   The case of a political cartoonist who was arrested and detained in , and took the government to court as a result, continued last week. Malaysian cartoonist Zulkiflee Awar Ulhaque, known as Zunar, lodged his complaint of unlawful detention against the Malaysian police and government, following his September arrest. On 24 September , police raided Zunar’s .

The message in the book read as “Dear Justice Abdul Aziz, Arif and David Wong On 1st Nov , you made a judgement: “The police were right to detain me under the Sedition Act for publishing a comic book, Cartoon-O-Phobia in September Please read this book and you will find that “Drawing cartoon is not a crime!! Sincerely, Zunar”. Zunar holding his book of cartoons, he was reported as saying that police seized 70 copies of his latest book, called 'Cartoon-O-Phobia', at his home and are holding him ahead of . The book’s title was “Cartoon-O-Phobia” and the reason for the arrest, was that his cartoons touched on the “Allah” issue. Maybe a delegation of international cartoonists should be dispatched to Malaysia to lecture them on “Cartoon-O-Phobia”.   Zulkiflee Anwar Ulhaq, the Malaysian cartoonist popularly known as “Zunar,” launched his latest collection of controversial political cartoons, Even My Pen Has a Stand, on July Malaysian government is not laughing, however; Zunar’s latest book may join six of his previous collections on the country’s banned book list.