Comics for the Mentally Ill: By the Mentally Ill

Comics/graphic novels are a way of expression for many artists. They can express many things including things going on in the artist’s life. An example of said expression are artists who depict mental illnesses in an appropriate way. Many more popular comic series metal illnesses aren’t portrayed properly, making the person a villain or acting […]

Mental Illness As Illustrated By rubyetc Through Silly Comics

I’ll just get straight to the point. This whole article is dedicated to silly drawings of vaguely humanoid blobs, and a chicken. These are comics by rubyetc (or rubyetc_ on Instagram) depicting some of her experiences with mental illness. Typically, when we imagine an illness, we think of the flu, or tuberculosis, etc. Something related […]

Mental Illness by the Mentally Ill: Webcomics Touching on the Serious Subjects

Comics from larger companies, like DC or Marvel, have worked to make progressions in their contents through some mental illnesses as well as sexuality and gender. However, there are comics that have been pushing those topics for years; webcomics. Webcomics made by individuals who want to share their own experiences or researched experiences that are […]

We need to talk (about depression).

Depression has always been something difficult to talk about. It’s really something you need to have experienced to really understand and even then it effects everyone differently. Person A and Person B could both have depression but have completely separate stories and feelings than one another. Depression isn’t the only mental illness that is like this […]