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How graphic novels are helping doctors and patients

Published: February 2, 2019

“Something remarkable and game changing is being sparked in the alliance between comics and medicine. It’s becoming clear that these graphic narratives can deepen understanding, not only of facts but of feelings, between patients, family, and professionals. A spoonful of comics really does help the medicine go down.”   – Paul Gravett, author of Comics Art and the editor of 1001 Comics You Must Read Before You Die Graphic Medicine is the use of comics in medical education and patient care. Graphic novels related to illness, aging, and other difficult topics are emerging as a robust and widely varied sub-genre of …

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NoveList Plus

Trusted source of read-alike recommendations to help kids and adults find books that are just right for their reading level and interest.

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Super Skull Comic Book Podcast

Published: August 9, 2018

Comics Podcast  Co-hosted by Vault of Midnight’s Nick Yribar, Curtis Sullivan, Marcus Schwimmer and produced by sound engineer Rachel Polk, Super Skull is timed to coincide with the release of new comics every Wednesday. The podcast focuses on comic book industry news and the hosts’ reviews of their favorite comics of the week. You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes.

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Black Comics

These comics feature African American main characters.

Diverse Comics

Some of our favorite comics address issues of identity, with main characters that span boundaries of race, gender, sexuality, and religion.