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Win a chance to appear in a comic book

Win a chance to appear in a comic book

Win! We are offering comic fans an unique opportunity to appear in our first issue of Focus Comic. One lucky raffle ticket winner will have his or her likeness drawn by an official Marvel and DC artist (Dave Beaty), and have the character published in issue one. This is a priceless opportunity to be immortalized…

Hemophilia Charity Fundraiser – Zombies Art Class

Hemophilia Charity Fundraiser – Zombies Art Class

Arizona Hemophilia Charity Fund Raiser. We hosted an exclusive work shop led by Dave Beaty – an official Marvel and DC comics artist on how to draw zombies and monsters on paper, and how to transfer that art onto pottery on September 9 2017. Students took home a mug / plate or two coasters bearing your art…

Yvonne Wan and Dave Beaty on ABC News

Yvonne Wan and Dave Beaty on ABC News

Dave Beaty (an official artist for Marvel Comics) and I was interviewed by ABC News at Phoenix Comicon regarding our new social cause comic called Focus. Focus features an autistic super hero. We gave away signed posters at the event and met with the general public and members of the community who are directly affected…

Yvonne Wan & Dave Beaty on CBS Philly News

Yvonne Wan & Dave Beaty on CBS Philly News

CBS Philly picked up on the interview that Dave Beaty and I accepted with CBS 5 at Phoenix Comicon regarding our new social cause comic called Focus. Focus features an autistic super hero. We gave away signed posters at our table AA1423 at Phoenix Comicon. Please also visit our website www.focuscomic.com to learn more. Here is the…

Super Heroes Artistry Workshop

Super Heroes Artistry Workshop

We held an exclusive work shop lead by Dave Beaty – an official Marvel and DC comics artist on how to draw super heroes on pottery on July 1st 2017. The class was a success. Many thanks to the students who attended the class. Here are a few student testimonials with regards to the class that we…

Yvonne Wan on CBS 5 News with Dave Beaty

Yvonne Wan on CBS 5 News with Dave Beaty

Dave Beaty and I was interviewed by CBS 5 News yesterday at Phoenix Comicon regarding our new social cause comic called Focus. Focus features an autistic super hero. We are giving away signed posters at our booth AA1423 at Phoenix Comicon so please come and visit us and show your support. Please also visit our…

Yvonne Wan (Msc) on Fox News

Yvonne Wan (Msc) on Fox News

Ty Brennan from Fox News interviewed Yvonne Wan, co-creator of Focus Comic earlier this month! Fox News featured the interview in hope of raising autism awareness and support for the comic which will save lives.

Focus Comic Campaign Launch

Focus Comic Campaign Launch

  We will be launching our Focus Comic Fund raising campaign at Phoenix Comicon 2017. The social cause comic will challenge the stigma associated with autism and save lives! Come to Table AA1123 to meet the co-creators Dave Beaty (An official Marvel artist) and Yvonne Wan (Anthropologist). We will be giving away limited edition posters for every $10…

Phoenix Comicon 2017

Phoenix Comicon 2017

Please come and find me at table AA1423 at Phoenix Comicon. I will have my camera gear with me so show me your best cosplays! This year I will be dressed as Gogo Yubari from Kill Bill and also Jubilee from X-Men. I will be hard to miss! 

Autism Awareness & Acceptance Ethnographic Documentary

Autism Awareness & Acceptance Ethnographic Documentary

Hello, My name is Yvonne Wan, I am a Social Cultural Anthropologist. I have been studying autistic families in the past 12 months as a participant observer in my local community. The issue of Autism Spectrum Disorder is important because it affects over 3 million individuals in the U.S. and tens of millions worldwide. In…

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