Physician and cartoonist Alex Thomas of Booster Shot Media is posting comics about his family’s experience with COVID. The narrative is posted in installments on his Instagram feed. #my12daysofcovid
Shirlene Obuobi is an internal medicine resident. She made this comic in several installments about her experience working in a COVID ICU. For now it resides on her Instagram feed.
Nathan Gray adds this 12/13/20 Op-Ed in the LA Times to his excellent COVID-19 comics work. The piece, titled, “My patients are captives of COVID, tethered to machines,” discusses patients who are “teetering indefinitely in a space somewhere between death and health” with what is called “chronic critical illness.”
Allegheny Health Network partnered with Marvel Comics to publish “The Vitals – True Nurse Stories.” Background story of the project here. Local news story about the project featuring nurses depicted here. Click the cover below to read the comic online.
This moving image representing the state of care providers responding to COVID-19 worldwide was created by Iranian cartoonist Bozorgmehr Hosseinpour, posted on his Instagram November 20, 2020.
Lara Ronan is a neurologist in Vermont who is occasionally posting comics to her Instagram feed about her experiences discussing COVID-19.
Rafaeel Marrón is a Spanish physician who has been making comics about the COVID pandemic and posting them on his Instagram account.
Serdar Çeliktaş is a general practitioner in Antalya, Turkey who has been making comics about the COVID pandemic and posting them on his Instagram account.
Rezi is a medical student documenting experiences during COVID, posting comics to their Instagram feed.
“Old Person Whisperer” (aka 2013 and 2019 Graphic Medicine conferences co-organizer Muna Al-Jawad) shared her comic “Claptrap” with our site.
Ryan Kellman and Kristen Radtke created this comic based on physician Daniel Colón Hidalgo, On Dying Alone: ‘Behind Every COVID-19 Case, There Is A Story‘
Nathan Gray created this Op-Ed comic for the Los Angeles Times about the impact of isolation on hospitalized patients.
Graphic Medicine site founder and co-manager Ian Williams created this comic about one of his clinic visits.
Physician/cartoonist Grace Ferris has been posting coping comics. See her Instagram feed for more.
Shirlene Obuobi is an internal medicine resident in Chicago.
Mike Natter is a physician-cartoonist on the front lines of this crisis in New York.
And Alex Thomas of Booster Shot Media is a physician-cartoonist in the Chicagoland area. His Instagram feed has more installments of “True Tales from the Outbreak”
Another nurse/cartoonist from Spain, Marina Peix, has also been creating comics about her clinical work.
Nathan Gray is a palliative care physician and cartoonist in North Carolina. Click the link below for one, and another for The Los Angeles Times opinion section on life at the hospital v. life at home as a palliative care doctor in this moment is here.
Nathan also created this comic about speaking with patients and families.
Rebecca Osborn is a second-year internal medicine resident at Yale. She submitted this comic directly to us.
@Incendavery is a personal care attendant who expresses anxiety over needing documentation to explain leaving their home.
This comic, “Covid Chronicles: A Nurse’s Anguish in the ICU”, was created for NBC Opinion. It was written by Ethan Sacks, drawn by Dalibor Talajić, with lettering and production by Bosung Kim.
“I Was Going to Save Everybody Else in This World” was drawn by Thi Bui, based on an interview by Elizabeth Shogren. Script written by Sarah Mirk and Amanda Pike. This comic is part of the In/Vulnerable series mentioned above.