‘This week in #graphicmedicine’ highlights relevant articles (and sometimes tweets) about comics in medicine published during a the week (Saturday – Friday). Articles are typically presented without commentary, with credit given to those who flagged them up where possible. So without further ado…


Articles & More… 

Kickstarter: Perry Winkle Comic – Comics fighting cancer via @Jamesthomas_UK

Book Review: Art Spiegelman – The Complete MAUS: A Survivor’s Tale via BookOwly

Book Review: ‘The long road home. One Step at a time’, de Trudeau. El Universo Doonesbury y estrés postraumático de Irak via @AMalalana

Book Review: Sima Elizabeth Shefrin: Embroidered Cancer Comic via @BlogOnTheTracks

Scholarly: Rhetorics of the Visual: Graphic Medicine, Comics and its
Affordances (PDF link) via @GraphicMedicine

Scholarly: Creativity in Medical Education: The Value of Having Medical Students Make Stuff via @AnnalisaManca

Scholarly: The Athletic Body (PubMed link)

Scholarly: A randomized study of multimedia informational aids for research on medical practices: Implications for informed consent. (PubMed link)

Webcomic: Should men put their phones in their pockets? – cartoon via @TheBadDr

Webcomic: Low Tide – Inside the Brutal Conditions of Australia’s Refugee Prison Islands via @TheNib

Webcomic: The Check-up via @Ootastic

Webcomic: The Virus – Hepatitis Comics  via @Cytrynowe_curry

Political Cartoon: CARTOON: “Healthiest Blockhead Ever”

Political Cartoon: Granlund cartoon: Hillary’s health

Political Cartoon: CARTOON: Someone’s Sick

Video: How to Meditate: An Animated Guide via @AwakenLibrarian

Video: The Virus – Comics about hepatitis C

Representation and Health 101: BACK TO SCHOOL!

‘Ghosts’ Takes On A Tough Topic For Children

Seeing A Mother’s Alzheimer’s As A Time Of Healing And Magic via @SarahHKagan

10 Comics That Can Help You Understand Mental Illness via @GraphicMedicine

COMICOS is the Graphic Medicine Club of Medical Humanities Group, University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi. via @drsitu

EXCLUSIVE: Limerence Press Will Publish New OH JOY SEX TOY, THE QUEER HEALTH FIELD GUIDE, & THE GLASS MOUNTAIN COLORING BOOK (NSFW) via

Cancer comic showcases the lighter side of battling illness

“Ghosts”: Raina Telgemeier Returns via @NewYorker

(@SusanSquierSusan Squier to be at UW Madison

‘Queer: A Graphic History’ Could Totally Change the Way You Think About Sex and Gender via @Eveantium

Exhibiting Pain: A Gallery Showing Life with Consistent/Chronic Pain via @Professor_OJ

Reclaiming Reflection: Creative Writing and the Medical Humanities (2) via @Professor_OJ


Tweets…


Some great stuff this week! Did I miss something? Let me know in the comments below or tweet @NoetheMatt! Until next time…

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