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The Arts and Medicine
November 30, 2020

Graphic Medicine—The Best of 2020

Author Affiliations
  • 1Departments of Humanities and Medicine, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania
  • 2Biomedical Communications Graduate Program, Institute of Medical Science, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • 3Department of Biology, University of Toronto Mississauga, Mississauga, Canada
JAMA. 2020;324(24):2469-2471. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.19479

Unsurprisingly, some of the most important and interesting work in graphic medicine in 2020 related to the coronavirus pandemic. The sheer volume of comics-based material related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is immense and growing daily. For this reason we focus on web-based COVID-19 comics rather than individual book publications as we have done in past year-end reviews and group some of the more notable efforts into emergent categories of instructional, personal stories, and therapeutic comics, highlighting some of the most interesting exemplars in each category.

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