Graphic Mundi and Seminary Co-op Bookstores co-host the launch of COVID CHRONICLES: A COMICS ANTHOLOGY, the inaugural volume of PSU Press comics imprint Graphic Mundi. Editor Kendra Boileau, and contributors Jason Chatfield, Sarah Firth, Rob Kirby, and Stephanie Nina Pitsirilos discuss their process, the book, and life in the COVID age with moderator Matthew Noe. You can purchase your copy of COVID Chronicles and support Graphic Medicine by using this link.
Kendra Boileau is the Publisher of Graphic Mundi and the Assistant Director and Editor-in-Chief of Penn State University Press. She developed the Graphic Medicine line of graphic novels for PSU Press and is launching the Graphic Mundi imprint with this week’s release of COVID Chronicles. We’ll talk about all of that in our conversation. Relevant links: Register for the COVID Chronicles launch event. Where to buy COVID Chronicles. Graphic Mundi website. An article about the launch of Graphic Mundi and Graphic Medicine at Penn State. this podcast is sponsored by
In this month’s episode, MK talks with a panel of guests about the best Graphic Medicine of 2020. The conversation begins with Shelley Wall and Michael Green discussing their article in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) about the best graphic medicine of 2020, COVID-19 comics. Then graphic medicine librarians Alice Jaggers and Matthew Noe add their thoughts and further recommendations to the conversation. Finally, the group shares some of their favorite reading from 2020, graphic medicine and beyond. Listen below or subscribe to the Graphic Medicine podcast. Scroll down for links to all books and projects mentioned… Read More
In this episode, MK Czerwiec interviews Kimiko Tobimatsu and Keet Geniza about their recent book, Kimiko Does Cancer. They discuss working on the book during a pandemic, what it was like to work with each other and more. Links to sites mentioned in the episode: The book’s website: https://www.kimikodoescancer.com/ Keet’s Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/makeshiftlove Kimiko’s Etsy, including cancer cards: https://www.etsy.com/shop/kimikoandco You can buy the book and support us by using this link from Bookshop.org: https://bookshop.org/books/kimiko-does-cancer-a-graphic-memoir/9781551528199?aid=1457 Support for this podcast comes from Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Humanities, the nation’s oldest Humanities Department within a medical school, pioneers of innovations in medical… Read More
Recorded October 9, 2020 Panel moderated by Cathy Leamy, with panelists Liz Bolduc Sux, B. Erin Cole, Tatiana Gill, and Lilly Taing.
The Graphic Medicine Confab is a roundtable conversation focusing on the challenges and techniques of making graphic medicine: comics about everything and anything to do with health, medicine, illness and our bodies. Meetings are organized by Kriota Willberg, Joel Christian Gill, Georgia Webber, and Benjamin Schwartz. Each Confab has a theme and a facilitator (see below for details.) The GMC met four evenings this summer via Zoom. Artists, educators, librarians, health care professionals, patients, and others contributed compelling questions and comments, creating dynamic conversations about a wide range of topics. Graphic Medicine Confab #1 with Kriota Willberg (6-16-20) Part 1… Read More
In this episode, Susan Squier and MK Czerwiec chat about Graphic Medicine in 2019 and what they look forward to 2020. Links below to what we discuss and much more we didn’t have time to mention but want to highlight. Here are links to the picks we discuss and more – including a few things to look forward to in 2020. Susan’s picks: 1. Drawing Power: Women’s Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival: A Comic Anthology (Abrams Comics Art) edited by Diane Noomin, introduction by Roxanne Gay. 2. Lines by Ebony Flowers, in the current New Yorker Cartoon… Read More
Welcome to the first of two keynote addresses from the 2019 Graphic Medicine conference, the theme of which was, “Queerying Graphic Medicine: Paradigms, Power, and Practice.” Conference co-host Dr. Muna Al-Jawad created a comic which appeared in the program to say more about that theme: Meg-John Barker’s keynote address fits perfectly with this framing of our conference and our work in Graphic Medicine. Meg-John is the author of a number of popular books on sex, gender, and relationships, including Queer: A Graphic History, How to Understand your Gender, Life isn’t Binary, Enjoy Sex (How, When, and IF You Want To),… Read More
In this episode, MK talks with cartoonist Marek Bennett about the new book in his ongoing series, The Civil War Diary of Freeman Colby Volume 2: 1863. Scroll down for images from the book and links to process posts by Marek about the creation of this impressive project. You can get the book on MarekBennett.com or order from your local independent bookstore. You can support Marek’s Patreon for additional insider information on the project! As mentioned in the episode, Marek drew all of the conference art for last year’s gathering in White River Junction, Vermont, such as the cover image… Read More
A. David Lewis shares his lecture from the 2019 New England Graphic Medicine Comic-Con, titled “Creating a Graphic Medicine Course at Your College.” Speaker bio: (adapted from David’s website): A. David Lewis holds a Ph.D. in Religion & Literature from Boston University and an M.A. in English Literature from Georgetown University. He started lecturing on comics as well as writing short back-up stories for various anthologies in 1999. Critically praised for his creative work in independent comics (including the biblical Lone and Level Sands and Some New Kind of Slaughter), Lewis has been featured in The Boston Globe, Publishers Weekly… Read More