‘This week in #graphicmedicine’ highlights relevant articles (and 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… 

Comic: Suzie and Ray – DSME Comic via @MetroKitty

Webcomic: The IUD Obstacle Course (by Rachel Dukes) via @TheNib

Webcomic: Keep on running: get a new knee grown from your nose – cartoon via @TheBadDr

Scholarly: Accessing the Future: a Disability-Themed Anthology of Speculative Fiction.

Scholarly: Graphic Anthropology Field School via @GraphicMedicine

Scholarly: Stanford medical student illustrates mnemonics via @Age_Matters

Book Review: Spot 12 by Jenny Jaeckel (Lovely Bookshelf) via @GraphicMedicine

3 Reasons You Need to Read ‘Secret Path’ by Gord Downie and Jeff Lemire via @BrokenFrontier

The Healthcare Flummoxes via @GraphicMedicine

Este artista dibuja cada día del mes una enfermedad mental distinta y sus ilustraciones son increíbles via @GraphicMedicine

Celebrating World Stroke Day Through The Life and Drawings Of The Artist Behind ‘Nancy’ via @MedNarrative

If you don’t have it, chronic anxiety can be hard to understand. These comics can help.

Guest List: Sara Kenney Dissects the Music Behind Surgeon X

This year, local artists… are planning to tell clinic patients’ stories through comics journalism.

Marvel Comics on designing a new breed of super heroes for inflammatory bowel disease campaign

Representation and Health 101: We #StandWithChelseaCain

There’s more to Norwegian artist Edvard Munch than ‘The Scream’ via @GlobalCartoons

Pediatría – Bronquiolitis via @Chuletadeosler

The power of comics journalism

R.I.P. Jack Chick, comics scaremonger

An Early, Wordless Graphic Novel about Mankind’s Appetite for War

KeyArena Has Been Transformed into a Radical Hive of Free Health Care

Letters: Cartoon causing pain for Alzheimer’s patients’ families

Illustrator Jess Rotter Explains Why We Need to Embrace Boredom via Comics Research Bibliography

How the ‘Breast Is Best’ Message Can Hurt New Parents via @Init4Health

‘Becoming Unbecoming’ Is A Graphic Memoir About Sexual Violence That Everyone Needs To Read



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