The assignment: Design a project that address issues surrounding sexual assault. The designers: Students Jane Kim, Shayna Lauer, and Helén Marton The course: Design for Public Awareness, Professor Jan Hadlaw in her course at York University, Toronto Another comic from the course that I'd like to see is “The Monsters I See,” a 16-page graphic novella by Esther... Continue Reading →
Priya’s Shakti is a multimedia spectacle
What a wild ride! Goddess incarnations, Battles of the Gods, and a rape survivor with a tiger to ride on as she shares her message of hope. Priya's Shakti is a vibrant and engaging public health campaign from India, anchored in a 36-page comic book written by Ram Devineni and Vikas Menon, with art by Dan... 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 →