Tag Archives: Awareness

The Story Of An Idea

The story of an idea is a 10 page comic by Jean Giraud about the origins of the Red Cross and Red Crescent movements.  It is available for free as a pdf, or as a hard copy.  It’s a fairly … Continue reading

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Protect yourself

Another wonderful set of cards from The One That Is Not Mentioned, this time to raise awareness about HIV among young (homosexual) males. The art is by an outfit called Blue Water Productions, “one if the top independent production studios … Continue reading

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Say it with pictures

I’ve blogged before about instructional and awareness comics that my friend Tom Furtwangler has produced over the years, often in collaboration with soon-to-be well-known alternative cartoonists, such as Jason Lutes or Dean Haspiel. This time, we present a two-page comic … Continue reading

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Children’s Rights

The Flemish Agency for Children’s Rights published its yearly report yesterday. The sad news is that they once more received more complaints than the year before. The good news is that Nix did their website (with his cute-but-creepy heroes Kinky … Continue reading

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El Brillante

A while ago I posted a comic that Dean Haspiel did together with Tom Furtwangler, and that was aimed at informing people about the risks of unprotected sex. Tom was kind enough to send me another of his public awareness … Continue reading

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Bike stolen ? No thanks !

The local police in the Belgian zone “Noorderkempen” organizes a campaign against bicycle theft featuring Fanny Kiekeboe, a creation of Flemish cartoonist Robert Merhottein and one of the most succesful comic stars in Belgium. Just so you know. I’m not … Continue reading

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Vintage Haspiel for Aids awareness

Celia Learns To Protect Her Baby is a minicomic that was published in 1997 by the University Of Washington Novela Health Education bureau, which specialises in bilingual awareness publications . It was published as a two-language flip book, with an … Continue reading

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