Phenomenal story about “comic activists” in India who set out to inform the poor and uneducated about the dangers of uranium mining around their hamlet using only graphic storytelling!
So Murmu drew a series of comics that he mounted on walls where passersby could see them. At first they made people laugh. But gradually the issues highlighted in his drawings caught their eye. “People gathered around in groups to discuss them,” he says. “Every day we watched the numbers grow.”
Comics are powerful! Read the full story here.