Above, a little girl asks, "Dad, What is liberty?" The father, a big man in orange, responds: "It is knowing oneself and acting in accordance with what one is." The artist is Alejandro Jodorowsky. He drew it for publication for January 14, 1968, in the Mexico City newspaper El Heraldo.
The maestro's inclination toward Zen is evident in the last posted comic, in which the speaker, driving through a heavy rain, completes the strip: "Do not allow fear to hold you back; always finish what you start."
Check out Babcock's interview with Jodoroswky here. "
* Previously, "Defend when attacked: Zen meets Mexico, D.F."