Maria Photinakis talks to me, Alice Jaggers, about making comics during COVID and after the death of her father and about parenting as a cartoonist. We discuss her works, Extraordinary Times volume 1 and Liminal State. The interview was originally recorded in February 2021. Since the recording, Maria has published COVID19 Vaccination Campaign comics for CIC Health. Extraordinary Times volume 2 is available for preorder. Maria’s website is https://photinakis.com/, where you can order her comics and find her portfolio. This podcast is sponsored by:
Ian Williams talks with Zara Slattery, whose book Coma comes out May 13, 2021 in the UK from publisher Myriad Editions and September 14, 2021 in the US. The book chronicles her experience with an infection which forces healthcare professionals to put her into a medically induced coma. Relevant Links: Zara Slattery’s website: https://zaraslattery.com/ Coma – https://bookshop.org/a/1457/9781912408665 You can find the books mentioned on this episode and other episodes here. This podcast is sponsored by:
Steve Haines together with artist Sophie Standing have created the …Is Really Strange series. The most recent is Touch Is Really Strange coming out April 21, 2021. Ian Williams talks with Steve Haines about the series and about touch, specifically. Relevant Links: Pain Is Really Strange – link to buy and link to the Graphic Medicine review Trauma Is Really Strange – link to buy and link to the Graphic Medicine review Anxiety Is Really Strange – link to buy Touch Is Really Strange – link to buy Steve Haines website (https://bodycollege.net/) You can find the books mentioned on this… Read More
The Graphic Medicine podcast episodes that will arise from the 2014 conference at Johns Hopkins will be posted in video form on YouTube. In preparation, I (MK) have created a Graphic Medicine playlist. Already on the channel are some existing and new “intro to Graphic Medicine” videos. First up is Michael Green & myself presenting at Mayo Clinic’s TRANSFORM conference last year. Next up is Lydia Gregg introducing comics and medicine for Johns Hopkins. Behind Lydia is the comic she created to summarize the 2014 conference. Lydia is followed by Dana Walrath’s TEDx talk describing her “Aliceheimers” project and how… Read More
Use the Quicktime player above to view images along with the audio. If you don’t have Quicktime, you can listen to the audio-only version below. Neil Phillips is a psychiatrist based in Melbourne, Australia. He is also a comics artist and publisher. MK spoke to Neil across the international date line via Skype. In this podcast, he discusses his unique origins in comics and medicine, comics and the brain, and he gives us a preview of his presentations in Toronto next month.
Use the Quicktime player above to view images along with the audio. If you don’t have Quicktime, you can listen to the audio-only version below. The tales we tell are just as important as the facts and figures we learn. Stories help us try on different possibilities to see how they fit. They tell us where we came from and how we got here. They tell us what to appreciate, what to avoid, and what aspire to. The best stories pass on yesterday’s truths and take on new meanings for today.” -Brian Fies, in Whatever Happened to the World of… Read More
This week’s Graphic Medicine podcast is actually a Laydeez do Comics podcast! Alex Fitch presents Comic Nurse (that’s me) and Sarah Leavitt at Laydeez in London, recorded on November of 2011. (above: The Graphic Medicine section of Blackwell’s Wellcome Collection bookshop, London. Tangles by Sarah Leavitt is on the right and two of my books are on the left. The center book, Billy, Me, & You is by Laydeez organizer Nicola Streeten. ) Visuals for the comics I discuss can be found by digging around here. “Taking Turns,” my book in progress, can be found here. Sarah Leavitt’s website is here, which… Read More
As part of the Ethics in Performance series at Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Dr. Sue Eckstein presented geriatrician and comics artist Muna Al-Jawad, illustrator Nicola Streeten, creator of Billy, Me, and You, and illustrator Nye Wright, creator of Things to Do in a Retirement Home Trailer Park. They each discussed their work in Graphic Medicine and the floor was then opened to questions from the audience. This week’s podcast episode contains Muna & Nicola’s presentations. Next week’s episode will be Nye’s presentation and the lively Q&A with all panelists. If you are enjoying the Graphic Medicine podcast, please consider… Read More