Comics & Cartoon Art From the Arab World

Exhibition: Subbak Festival at the British Library

13 Jun 2017
29 Oct 2017

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

Free event, no booking required
Open access, all day

Sindibad Magazine Cover, 1959 - Mohieddine Ellabad

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.

For more about Mohiedine Ellabad, you can read the interview (in Arabic) by Ahmed Foula with Ellabad in 2008. Click on this link.