Preview: world Divoc-91 – The Allegorical, Multimedia, Pandemic Comics job comes to print with work from Hannah Berry, Rachael Smith, Karrie Fransman, Anand RK as well as many more
Comics responses to the Covid pandemic have been many as well as different in their approaches to the crisis, as can be seen in our listing of pandemic comics resources here. Today we have a look at one more of those influenced reflections on the events that began in 2020 in world Divoc-91, previously published on the internet in a multi-media type in 2020. It contains work by a number of established as well as much featured damaged Frontier favourites including Karrie Fransman, Hannah Berry, Rachael Smith as well as Zara Slattery.
More details about the books as well as its aims in the press release below.
PLANET DIVOC-91 will be offered in UK bookshops from 7 October 2022 as well as internationally from Velocity Press.
An impressive roster of comic book creators worked together on world DIVOC-91, an ambitious multimedia job which originally debuted July 15, 2020, on WEBTOON CANVAS. The nine-part comic, which was funded by a few of the most prestigious scientific organisations in the UK, is an allegorical sci-fi satire, which shows on the experience of young people during the pandemic.
PLANET DIVOC-91 complies with the adventures of two earthlings: Sanda Oung, a 23-year-old woman from the UK, as well as Champo Oung, Sanda’s 19-year-old non-binary sibling. In the series, 15% of the world’s population of 7.5 billion people are now stuck on one more planet, miles from the security of home. Sanda learns that Earth’s young adults have been given world Divoc-91 since earth is at danger of an extinction level event. Under the security of the Board of Adversity Scientists for Intergalactic leadership (BASIL), led by a charismatic as well as fearsome alien named Adro, Sanda as well as Champo soon find a shocking trick growing under their noses.
The book features a stunning cover by Alitha Martinez (Omni), together with series cover art from all-star artists Elsa Charretier (November), Marco Finnegan (Lizard in a Zoot Suit), Leslie Hung (Snotgirl), Warwick Johnson-Cadwell (Mr Higgins Comes Home), VV Glass (Doctor Who), Matt Kindt (Bang!) as well as David Rubín (Ether).
PLANET DIVOC-91 likewise features never-before-seen interviews from the world-class DJs who provided a soundtrack for the comic, including Joe Muggs, Grandmixxer, Juice Aleem, LCY, Angel-Ho, Toya Delazy, Arjun Vagale, NV Funk as well as Ifeoluwa.
The project’s young editorial team interviewed professionals from scientists to historians, journalists to anthropologists, as well as produced articles, art as well as videos in response. Their very first interviewee was Academy of medical Sciences Fellow, professor Sir Patrick Vallance, chief scientific advisor to the government of the United Kingdom. The team went on to interview over 25 experts, including professor K. VijayRaghavan, primary scientific advisor to the government of India, as well as renowned psychiatrist Dr John Parker, Lentegeur Psychiatric Hospital, South Africa.
They were likewise invited to present to the UK’s Independent Sage, have contributed to Academy of medical Sciences’ working groups as well as professional meetings, shared their views with the Lancet rundown on teen wellbeing as well as climate change. They continue to develop bridges with researchers as well as policy makers in South Africa, UK as well as India. See a clip of 16-year-old Alma from Manchester speaking in front of Independent Sage here:
Some of the young team’s innovative responses to the job can be discovered in the print edition of world DIVOC-91, together with the 10-point Manifesto they created.
The print edition of world DIVOC-91 is a not-for-profit publication. 100% of revenues go towards assisting young creatives in South Africa, India as well as UK.
PLANET DIVOC-91 is offered in UK bookstores from Friday 7 October 2022. visitors from across the globe can order a copy from Velocity press here: .
Praise for world DIVOC-91
“This ingenious job is an influenced method to link with young adults, check out their views on the Coronavirus pandemic as well as assist them comprehend what it means for them. I was delighted to have the chance to talk to a few of the young adults included in the job as well as was so impressed by their concerns as well as comments.” —Sir Patrick Vallance, chief scientific advisor to the government of the United Kingdom
“When I was a kid, rate of interest was, as much as anything the animating force behind whether or not I was willing to discover something. I struggled at institution when I was bored. The method this job brings together music, art as well as education is the type of engaging material I would have liked as well as it would have caught my attention. I understand many young learners will like it too.” —The blessed Madonna
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