What is Graphic Medicine?: Exploring Medical Topics with Comics
What does Spiderman have to do with PTSD? Or Captain Marvel with cancer?
Comics have long addressed health and wellness topics in their characters and how they did (or didn’t) deal with a chronic illness or mental health issue. The term Graphic Medicine describes how comics and graphic novels are being used to study the delivery of healthcare, both from the perspective of the patient and the healthcare provider.
Join us as we discuss Graphic Medicine and the VCU Libraries collection and how you can use the dynamic medium of comics to discuss your own health and wellness topics.