Cultural Memory

First published Kampung Boy Cover

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Lat first graphic novel Kampung Boy graphic novel cover. Published in 1979. Lat took three years to published this book.

Lat-Arabic-Cover 2010
Recently published is Lat Kampung Boy series in Arabic. Note the illustrations have changed towards the Arabic market.

Kampung Boy YesterdayToday 1993-Cover

KB-Yesterday&Today

Published in 1993, about it after successful sells with Kampung Boy.

TownBoy-First Cover

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1980

Lots of Lat-Cover

Keluarga Si Mamat-First cover Keluarga Si Mamat
First published was in Utusan Malaysia, this later continues in Berita Minggu since 1968. Keluarga Si Mamat runs for almost ten years.

Lots more Lat

Lat's Lot-Cover

Just For laugh-Cover
‘Prosthetic memory’, salve
as Connerton put it, derived mainly from a visual form, that can sustain the existence of imagined communities as effectively as does. According to Benedict Anderson this is what it is call the diffusion of printing. This does not only sits with print medium but also film and moving images, by virtue of their narrative sequence, their temporal immersion, insinuate the suggestion of ‘being there’.
P. Connerton (Handbook of Material Culture)