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Journey to the West (西游记 / 西遊記) is a 16th-century Chinese novel about the pilgrimage of the Buddhist monk Xuanzang to Central Asia and India (the "West") to obtain Buddhist sacred texts and to bring them to China.

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What is the name and author of this old Journey to the West comic book (Image in the post)?

I've tried to search for this old comic book about Journey to The West that I read when I was a kid. Below are some images of this old Journey to the West comic book that I found in Vietnamese. I ...
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Does eating a monk really make you immortal?

In Journey to the West demons and evil doers frequently capture the monk Xuanzang with the intent of eating him. They are said to believe that it will grant immortality and/or cleanse you of your most ...