Dharma Comics creator Leah Pearlman left a tech career to find herself in stick figures. Her series of truth-inspired comics helped her welcome the “goodness and fear, beauty and pain, yearning and humor” that are part of the human experience. Her new book Drawn Together: Uplifting Comics on the Curious Journey Through Life and Love is a collection of the most beloved of these illustrations. Here, she shares 12 of her poignant comics.
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Excerpted from DRAWN TOGETHER: Uplifting Comics on the Curious Journey Through Life and Love by Leah Pearlman. Reprinted by arrangement with TarcherPerigee, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC. © 2016 by Leah Pearlman.
About the Author
Leah Pearlman is the creator of Dharma Comics and author of the new book, Drawn Together: Uplifting Comics on the Curious Journey Through Life and Love(Oct. 4, 2016). Before becoming an artist, Leah worked as a technologist for Microsoft then Facebook. She currently lives in Berkeley, CA. Learn more at Dharmacomics.com.