Tag: autism awareness

Focus Comic Chinese Issue in production

The Chinese issue of Focus comic is now in production. Focus is more than a comic, it is part of a social initiative that maintains dignity for those on the spectrum, by removing the stigma associated with autism. We promote greater representation, inclusion and accessibility. Thank you to all the Focus comic project contributors. If you have not yet purchased… Read more →

Silent auction

Check out the following pieces of art available for silent auction. All items are original art pieces. All proceeds will be used towards the Focus project. Please visit our ‘About’ page to learn more about the Focus project. The silent auction ends September 7th at noon. Payment will need to be made on the September 7 at noon (Mountain Day… Read more →

Athena Finger Grand Daughter of the Co Creator of Batman Supports Focus comic

Thank you Athena Finger, grand daughter of the co creator of Batman for supporting Focus comic and autism awareness. We had the privilege of meeting her at San Diego Comic Con this year, and she was delighted to spend time to talk to us about the Focus project. Check out what she has to say about autism awareness and acceptance.… Read more →

Interview on Representation and Inclusion with Chris Brown

Check out this interview with Chris Brown of Comics and More, Madison heights in Michigan regarding representation and inclusion. Interview filmed by Yvonne Wan (The Creator of Focus comic). Chris talks about the importance of representation, the significance of representing autistic people within comics, and also including autistic talent within society. He also talks about the value in including autistic… Read more →

Focus Comic Art Summer Camp. Free for autistic kids and young adults – Week 3

Here is a highlights film and pictures from week 3 of our Focus Comic summer camp which is free for kids and young adults with autism. Focus comic features one of the worlds first autistic super heroes, art  by professionals including interns with autism. We maintain dignity for autistic individuals by removing the stigma associated with autism. We also promote… Read more →

Focus Community outreach at Samurai Comic Store in Phoenix a success

We had a successful community outreach event at Samurai Comic Store in Phoenix. Thank you to everyone who came out to support our social cause project and comic. Thank you to everyone who participated in the community coloring competition, and thank you to Blick Art for providing prizes. The comic is now available to purchase at Samurai comic stores in… Read more →

Community Outreach at FanX Comic Con at Salt Lake City, Utah a great success

Focus Comic had a successful community outreach event at FanX comic con at Salt Lake City, Utah where the creator Yvonne Wan; main artist Douglas Hebert and Good will ambassador Tony Todd engaged with the public and provided free art workshops for kids and young adults. The purpose of our visit was to promote Focus comic which features an autistic… Read more →

Roger Clark of Red Dead Redemption 2 interview on Focus comic and autism awareness

Thank you Roger Clark who plays Arthur Morgan of Red dead redemption 2 for supporting Focus Comic and autism awareness at Fanx. Focus comic features an autistic super hero, art by professional artists, and interns with autism. Autism affects more people than you may realize, including friends, families and neighbors – people we love and care about. Did you know… Read more →

Rob Wiethoff of Red Dead Redemption 2 interview on Focus comic and autism awareness

Thank you Rob Wiethoff who plays John Marsdon of Red dead redemption 2 for supporting Focus Comic and autism awareness at Fanx. Focus comic features an autistic super hero, art by professional artists, and interns with autism. Rob has two children with autism. His message is “Everyone deserve two things, that is love and acceptance. Please do your part to… Read more →