‘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…

CFP: Frankenstien@200: International Health Humanities Consortium Conference

Video: J.D. Lunt Talks Women Veterans Comic Anthology at VA Innovation Day via @JayDeeLunt

Event: “Take Two Cartoons and Call Me in the Morning: The Fact and Fiction of Funny and Health”

Webcomic: Why Draw?

Webcomic: Rubble is Universal via @TheNib

Webcomic: Running to Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline via @TheNib

Children’s Book: Mummy’s Lump (PDF) via @trishgreenhalgh

Scholarly: The Politics of the Diagram as Graphic Narrative: Chris Ware and Chad McCail

Scholarly: Measurement, Education and Tracking in Integrated Care (METRIC): use of a culturally adapted education tool versus standard education to increase engagement in depression treatment among Hispanic patients: study protocol for a randomized control trial via @ScienceofCookie

Scholarly: Comic creation as an innovative library role via @pfanderson

Scholarly: Graphic Medicine – comics for your health sciences library / Brenda Fay, Marquette University

Call for Art: Visualize Health Equity

A 12-Year-Old Cartoonist Got Trolled For Her Social Justice Views (So Let’s Help Her Out)

Comics Readers Save Book Stores (In France)

This is clearly not graphic medicine, but I am fascinated by reading and spending habits and I think it is important to consider for us. What are our audiences’ habits and how will they impact the effectiveness of our outreach?

Nine Graphic Novels and Comic Books About Mental Health

LC Launches Web Cultures, Webcomics Archives

The women in Scotland championing comic books

The Comic Book Industry Officially Has No Excuse Not To Hire Women


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