Coping with Pandemic Numbness by Connie Hanzhang Jin, posted on National Public Radio website 4/25/21
Stonybrook student Ashley Chopra created this comic about her experiences over the past year, which included graduating from high school and going to college during a pandemic. Read the full comic here.
Graphic Medicine Spotlight contributor Anita White “Sketches Her Joys, Her Grief, and Life in a Pandemic”
Your Year in Maps includes comics and comic-like maps about a year in COVID around the world.
Sarah Walt Weaver shared this comic from her series, “Adventures With Vrah”
Meredith Li-Vollmer created this comic for the Public Health Insider website, posted November 21, 2020.
“Rescue Party” is a collection of comics solicited by Gabe Fowler of Desert Island Books. Hillary Chute wrote an article discussing Rescue Party project, and how it reveals the power of comics during crisis.
“How to Stick Together During a Pandemic” by Victoria Marcelino
Here is another comic by Malaka Gharib. This one hits on coping with hopelessness you can feel about COVID-19.
B. Erin Cole, Little Brain Comics, has provided us with certificates of achievement for coping with everything. Full post includes a link to download full-size versions!
The legendary Roz Chast. Check her Instagram account for more.
The Nib features four cartoonists responding to the Pandemic’s impact on their lives.
Chris Ware has also created two New Yorker covers about the pandemic. Click the image for the story behind the cover.
Lian Chang created this comic, “Sense Memory”
Lunar Baboon cartoonist Christopher Grady posted this coping comic on March 29.
Adam Bessie and Marc Parenteau created this comic about sewing face masks for The Believer.
Montana cartoonist Vrah sent us a link to her great work.
“Keeping America fed: six workers on life in the thick of the coronavirus crisis” from The Guardian
Bill Doan has created this piece for Annals Graphic Medicine.
Another by Rachel House
“Creativity in Captivity” by Gemma Correll (click image for full comic on The Nib)
Joanna Conings, an international student from Belgium studying at Creighton University. She writes of this comic, “Last semester, I had a class named ‘The Rhetoric of Medicine’ led by Dr. Joshua Prenosil. We were required to create comics sharing our experience of the healthcare system. I wrote one pertaining to international students’ situation in the US during the COVID 19 pandemic. Many of us are stuck in this country without any help.”
Maria Photonakis is posting an ongoing series of comics called “Extraordinary Times: A Covid-19 Social Distancing Visual Journal”
Robyn Jordan is posting a series of comics for Mutha Magazine, “Home Not Sick”
Beth Barnett makes comics about heroes, health, and history. She creates the daily diary comic Social Distancing – Life in the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Kay Sohini is posting comics about her experiences with Covid-19 in the US & India via her Twitter feed.
Thank you all for your kind words yesterday. I’ve been documenting (in comics) the COVID-19 situation in US & in India for a couple of weeks, but I had no idea it will get so personal, so soon. Anyhow, drawing is how I cope, so I’ll keep adding more pictures to the thread as I go pic.twitter.com/obfOqmvTD6
— Kay (@KaySohini) April 5, 2020
Ms Mardou makes comics about life, and most recently Family Systems Therapy. See her Instagram feed for the ongoing series.
Emily Steinberg created this comic, “Ring the Bells,” for Philadelphia’s Cleaver Magazine. Click image for full comic.
@Secondlina drew this comic about pets responding to their humans staying home
People are tweeting that their pets are kinda loosing their mind because they are home due to the quarantine (my own cats are really happy / confused because my husband is home) so I drew this. pic.twitter.com/yRil8phJLF
— Isa // NEW PLUSH IN MAY!! (@Secondlina) March 16, 2020
Embryo Stories with an inspiring comic of COVID-19 defeat
And here’s an XKCD from the perspective of a virus…
And one more virus-as-character by Hesam Noroozi, MD MPH. You can see more on Hessam’s Instagram feed.
The Washington DC Zinefest community collaborated on a Covid-19 Zine, as a way to motivate people to be creative during the pandemic. The zine is downloadable here.
Alice Bellchambers, a junior doctor working in London, UK, says, “I was introduced to comics and Graphic Medicine by Muna Al-Jawad, while I was a medical student in Brighton. I have been drawing and reflecting more frequently during recent times, and have just drawn the attached COVID-19 related poster/comic.”