Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Malaysian Stamps Honor Cartoonist

According to the New Straits Times, Malaysia will kick off its annual stamp week with a set of stamps based on a book Kampung Boy by cartoonistDatuk Mohamed Nor Khalid (or Lat as he is widely known).

Pos Malaysia Group Berhad chief executive officer and managing director Datuk Syed Faisal Albar is quoted as saying Lat was a national icon and that ""Cartoons are an art form used to communicate views of the Malaysian public and Lat's work is meaningful as he is able to transcend race and religion."
Shown above, Datuk Mohamed Nor Khalid, or Lat, showing off the new Malaysian cartoon stamps which are also pictured.

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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM