Tiger and Bear in: Dokdo Picture

Printed in Eloquence Magazine, Korea, February 2010. Written by Edward Pye and illustrated by yours truly. My first (and as of now, only) printed work.

Tiger and Bear are characters from Korean mythology, and the idea of the project is to show Korea's place in the modern world.

A little explanation of this strip: Korea and Japan have a somewhat troubled relationship, especially on the Korean side. The Japanese occupation of Korea prior to the Second World War is still a source of pain to Korea.

Dokdo and Takeshima are, respectively, the Korean and Japanese names for the same thing, a small island in the Sea of Japan (Korea disputes that name) that is claimed by both countries.
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