Dango Kushisuke, by Shigeo Miyao

Shigeo Miyao was a Japanese woodblock artist, famous for his caricatures for children and his pioneering comic work. His humorous children's manga 'Kushisuke Manyuki' ('The Adventures of Dango Kushisuke') first appeared in 1924. In 1922, he began serializing the 6-panel 'Manga Taro' in a daily newspaper. It was published in a book the following year; however most copies were destroyed in the 1923 earthquake. Another manga serial by Miyao is 'Karutobi Karusuke' (1927).

art by Shigeo Miyao

Last updated: 2008-03-21

Series and books by Shigeo Miyao in stock in the Lambiek Webshop:

X

Since 1999, Lambiek presents the Comiclopedia as a free service to comic fans from all over the world. The database has expanded to over 12,000 biographies of international comic artists, and also has an extensive Dutch section about comics in the Netherlands.
For 15 years, the site was funded from the resources of our Amsterdam-based shop. However, the current economical circumstances make it difficult for us to maintain this service. At the moment the Comiclopedia's sole editor works for us free of charge, aided by a couple of (international) volunteers.

If you want to help us continue and improve our ever- expanding database, we would appreciate your donation through Paypal.