Written by Pema Tshering
"GARPA: The attendant" is the first graphic novel from Bhutan, produced by a group of passionate artists, headed by artist Pema Tshering. The story is inspired by a legendary Bhutanese character called Garba Lungi Khorlo. It is believed that Garba Lungi Khorlo could run at the speed of wind, and was the official message "courier" or attendant for the ruling leaders. The comic book story uses this character, and creates a fictional story set in the 1800s Bhutan.