'Marvels And Monsters' Unveils Asians In Comics

A look inside the exhibition "MARVELS AND MONSTERS: Unmasking Asian Images in U.S. Comics, 1942-1986."

A look inside the exhibition "MARVELS AND MONSTERS: Unmasking Asian Images in U.S. Comics, 1942-1986." A/P/A Institute at NYU hide caption

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An NYU-based art exhibit is looking at the evolution of Asian characters in U.S. comic books. Many such characters began as forms of xenophobic propaganda, and some are reflecting current U.S. perceptions of Asians. To learn more, guest host Allison Keyes speaks with William F. Wu, who collected the artwork on display, and Jeff Yang, who's curating the exhibit.

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