Poktana, by Park Ki-jeong

Born in Yongjeong, Park Ki-jeong lived in Seoul after the Liberation. His literature studies influenced him in his comics storytelling. He started his career in the Jungang Ilbo daily with the 'Gongsujae' strip in 1956. He also produced numerous comics based on actualities and dramatic stories in several newspapers. Park Ki-jeong's dramatic stories, such as 'Dojeonja', reflect the transition between the dark past of the country and a future full with hope. Especially in the 1960s, Park Ki-jeong stood out for his narrative qualities.

Last updated: 2012-08-08

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