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Shaolin burning, 2011 (1st of 2)

Ant Sang's Shaolin burning takes the destruction of the Chinese Shaolin monastery by government forces in the 17th century as the starting point for a graphic novel about revenge, personal discovery and kung fu. The protagonist, a young woman called Deadly Plum Blossom, seeks out China's deadliest fighter, The Monk Who Doubts, and challenges him to a battle to the death. The outcome of their eventual meeting is quite different. 

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Tim Bollinger, 'Comics and graphic novels - Comics for adults, 1980s to 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 July 2024)

Story by Tim Bollinger, published 22 Oct 2014