"With that said, undoubtedly Mother Teresa is my superhero", he continues. "When I visited the Home for the Dying Destitute in Kolkata for my documentary film project (www.TheHappyMovie.com) four years ago, I vividly felt her presence where hundreds of volunteers around the world serve with the poor
"Mother Teresa does live in the compassionate minds and altruistic acts of millions of people", Shimizu concludes. "This book is our humble contribution to further spread to the world the love that this great superhero has left us."
"I wanted people to rediscover and value true heroism through my graphic novel series", says Shimizu. " We are accustomed to thinking of comic book heroes as vigilantes battling crime and injustice through face-to-face-or mask-to-mask-combat with the enemy.
About the Author
Eiji Han Shimizu was born in Yokohama, Japan in 1970. He is a media producer and the creator of a highly acclaimed biography-like Manga series (graphic novel and comic book in the Japanese language), which has been published in 10 languages and in over 20 countries. Eiji recently finished producing a feature-length documentary film on happiness entitled Happy. He travelled all over the world with academy-nominated film director, Roko Belic, and interviewed the brightest minds in psychology, neuro-science, philosophy and spirituality as they looked deep into what makes people genuinely happy.