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Sunday, April 17, 2005

Zen Comics by Ioanna Salajan

I just finished reading this fun book of Zen comics, then I read it to my 6 year old and she loved it as much as I did. This review at Amazon puts it well:
This is a great little collection of zen comics.

Most of the stories involve the old monk and his #1 disciple learning about what zen means. The stories last only a few panels, are often humerous, and almost always end with some enlightening piece of advice for the moment.

Salajan's art is very simple and reminiscent of japanese calligraphy. The style complements the subject very well.
Check it out. It's probably the most accessible Zen book I've ever read.


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