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This Comic Will Forever Change the Way You Look at Privilege

This Comic Will Forever Change the Way You Look at Privilege
This Comic Will Forever Change the Way You Look at Privilege Toby Morris describes himself as “an Auckland-based illustrator, art director, comic artist and recently the author of Don't Puke On Your Dad: A Year in the Life of a New Father.” His recent comic, The Pencilsword's “On a Plate” illustrates the concept of privilege, and delivers the truth with a punchline that literally hits you in the gut. He places two individuals side by side, showing how financial security and benefits, or the lack of it, affects them even if they come from households that love and support them, leading to two completely different outcomes. Source: Thewireless Read the rest of the comic on The Wireless here. Let's hope this comic changed your mind about privilege, the way it did ours. This comic first appeared here, and is the property of Toby Morris and The Wireless. (H/T: The Wireless)

scatchblag RYAN OTTLEY | my drawings MirandaMercury.com Bryan Talbot: biography For a complete list of Bryan's work, see the Bryan Talbot stripography - and also see Bryan's advice to new comic creators. Born: 24 February 1952, Wigan, Lancashire Educated: Wigan Grammar School, Wigan School of Art, Harris College, Preston, Lancs – Diploma in Graphic Design First published illustrations appeared in Mallorn, the British Tolkien Society Magazine in 1969. In 1971 he drew the cover to the first issue of Dark Horizons, the magazine of the British Fantasy Society. First published comic strip: Superharris, a weekly strip for the college newspaper. in collaboration fellow student, the cartoonist Bonk. 1972 Bryan worked in British underground comics for five years, creating, writing and drawing the Brainstorm Comix series for Alchemy Press. Brainstorm Six featured The Omega Report (1978), a popular story which blended Sci-Fi, rock music and comedy into a private detective pastiche. In 1983 he began working for the weekly SF comic 2000AD.

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