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 →

Peter Parker, too?

In 1984, future Spider-Man Peter Parker's story of sexual abuse was told in a free PSA comic produced by Marvel Comics in cooperation with the National Committee on the Prevention of Child Abuse.  Jared at blogintomysetery.com writes a heartfelt review of the comic that he read as a kid, and now revisits as an adult. Jared also has... Continue Reading →

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