The Nib posted this handy flow chart to help you decide what not to do. Thanks artist Scott Bateman!
A peek into the writing process: a comic about consent
Political cartoonist Barry Deutsch tries out three different punchlines on this 6-panel comic about consent. I recommend this quick read for its thoughtful commentary on the process of making a comic.
A savvy little comic for SAAM
Artist Robin Banks created this very pretty one-page info comic for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Visit their website to download it!
A bland comic about consent, on the occasion of Sexual Assault Prevention Month
So... it's Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This actually wasn't the idea of the current president, although he seems to be taking credit. Obama first recognized April as SAAM in 2010, but I'll be honest that this is the first time I've heard of it. Should we feel grateful that an important movement that began in the '70s had gained national... Continue Reading →
The stories & activism behind Priya’s Shakti
More interesting than the superhero-style comic book that anchors the Priya's Shakti project, at least for me, are a series of audio interviews with assault victims that influenced writers Devineni & Menon in crafting the heroine's fictionalized story. Illustrated videos of these interviews are included in the "augmented reality" content viewable on a smartphone app, but I found... Continue Reading →
Everyday Sexual Harassment
The wonderful creative minds at RobotHugs explain how harassment can be invisible to some and insidious to others in the comic Harassment.
How Society Treats Consent
Alli Kirkham at Everyday Feminism offers up some analogies for sexual consent.