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Captain Apathy19 Jul 2011 6:31 a.m. PST

I ran across this interesting tidbit and thought the TMP crowd might find it useful. It seems it started out as a joke and took on a life of its own. To quote the wired article…

The whole thing started as a Twitter joke with Fitzgerald's friends. Jason Fritz from the Ink Spots blog tweeted last fall that he couldn't interest his six-year old in On War since the book, alas, has no pictures.


doc mcb19 Jul 2011 6:36 a.m. PST

But my 5 year old grandson understands fighting very well, and when his little sister is in the playroom as he is trying to set up his guys, he understands as well the concept of friction.

The G Dog Fezian19 Jul 2011 8:04 a.m. PST

That's great!

But the facings on his jacket are all wrong.

Personal logo John the Greater Supporting Member of TMP19 Jul 2011 8:16 a.m. PST

I can hardly wait to see Sun Tsu for kids.

Black Cavalier19 Jul 2011 9:33 a.m. PST

Brilliant. But I'm dense enough to not be able to find Book One. I see the blog mentions that it's been posted, but not where it is. I also see there was a rough draft posted of a few pages of Book One, so didnt think that was it.

CeruLucifus19 Jul 2011 10:20 a.m. PST

Evidently it's a work in progress, and you have to scroll back to the first post then read forward to get the gist. This is the frustrating thing about most blogs.

Interesting and amusing effort though; I wouldn't mind buying the finished product as a book.

dayglowill20 Jul 2011 8:31 a.m. PST

The Art of War as a comic, not for kids as such, but lots of pictures.


I can heartily recommend it too, having owned a copy for years.

BBurger20 Jul 2011 11:28 p.m. PST

Clausewitz for Kids… awesome.

Going to be sharing that link around!

Fonthill Hoser21 Jul 2011 4:03 a.m. PST

Let's see if we can sretch this concept to the boundaries of good taste:

Mein Kampf for kids?

Thomas Nissvik22 Jul 2011 2:40 a.m. PST


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