The library at Brigham Young University is featuring DENDO as part of the Comics and Mormons exhibit until spring of 2017.

DENDO won the 2015 Association for Mormon Letters award in the comics category!

From February 2012 to August 2013, Sister Long spent time teaching and serving among some of the most amazing people in the world, but it wasn't always easy.

DENDO tells the story of her 18-month service teaching English, helping people follow Jesus Christ, and making some of the best friends of her life.

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In late 2008 when she was studying English and Illustration at Southern Utah University, Brittany Long Olsen decided to start making autobiographical comics every day as her own way of journal-keeping, and she hasn't missed a day since. Her daily journal comics can be found at

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One year and one half in tokyo

Chapters 1-14 are now available for digital download! Click here for more information.

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"Dendo" is the Japanese word for "missionary work." DENDO: One Year and One Half in Tokyo is the daily journal of an LDS sister missionary in Tokyo, Japan—kept entirely in comic pages.

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