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Focus comic to attend LA Comic con

Focus comic to attend LA Comic con

Focus comic will attend LA comic con between October 11-13. Please find our booth where we will have a community outreach event to promote Focus comic, autism awareness and the arts. We will also have a free community coloring competition where kids and young adults can win cool prizes. Please also join our panel where…

Focus Comic Outdoor Poster Campaign launches in the UK in time for Autism Awareness Month

Focus Comic Outdoor Poster Campaign launches in the UK in time for Autism Awareness Month

I am pleased to announce that our first Focus Comic outdoors poster campaign has launched in the United Kingdom in time for #AutismAwareness month. The artwork here is of Focus unmasking himself (Tony Todd is the official voice of Focus). Pencil art by Yvonne Wan, and colored by Luis Guerrero. The poster mirrors one of…

Tony Todd attends Greater Austin Comic Con with Yvonne Wan

Tony Todd attends Greater Austin Comic Con with Yvonne Wan

Focus™ comic had a successful community outreach event at Greater Austin Comic Con. Yvonne Wan, Douglas Hebert, autistic intern Tabidi and Goodwill ambassador Tony Todd were there to meet the public at the Focus table for the weekend. Yvonne Wan is the sole creator of Focus Comic and is leading this social cause project to…

Focus Panel at Greater Austin Comicon

Focus Panel at Greater Austin Comicon

In celebration of #AutismAwareness day I am proud to announce that Focus Comic will be attending Greater Austin Comic Con on June 15 and 17. Focus features an autistic super hero which is a symbol of hope to autistic kids by empowering them to feel like every day heroes. We have autistic representation on the…

Focus comic – what the internship program means to an autistic 12 year old and his father

Focus comic – what the internship program means to an autistic 12 year old and his father

‪Thanks Troy George for expressing what our Focus™ Comic #autismawareness #socialcause campaign means to him &his 12year old #autistic boy on our internship program.Please pre order the comic at www.focuscomic.com

Autism awareness internship program

Autism awareness internship program

We had some great Focus Comic internship coaching sessions over the weekend for the community page with three of our interns. The internship program is led by Yvonne Wan of Film Ethnographer LLC, sole creator of Focus / certified social cultural anthropologist and Douglas Hebert, certified art teacher and main artist. We have 2 interns…

Kevin Eastman, Creator of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Interview

Kevin Eastman, Creator of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Interview

Above: Kevin Eastman, Creator of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with Yvonne Wan, Creator of Focus and Douglas Hebert, main artist for Focus.   Yvonne Wan, Sole Creator of Focus Comic and Autism Awareness Advocate interviewed Kevin Eastman, Creator of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at AZ Eventure Con yesterday morning. Focus features an autistic super hero…

Focus Comic – Autism Awareness Community Out Reach Event at Ace Comic con

Focus Comic – Autism Awareness Community Out Reach Event at Ace Comic con

Above: Focus™ Creator Yvonne Wan. Autistic Presenter: Gaby Tyrrell. Interviewing the public at Ace Comic Con.   Yvonne Wan, social cultural anthropologist and creator of Focus comic held another community outreach event to raise autism awareness over the weekend at Ace Comic-Con. So far we have held four community outreach events: Phoenix Comicon, Phoenix Fan…

Focus Comic – Autistic Families & Supporters Unite at a Community Out Reach Event at Phoenix Fan Fest

Focus Comic – Autistic Families & Supporters Unite at a Community Out Reach Event at Phoenix Fan Fest

Yvonne Wan, Certified Social Cultural Anthropologist and Creator of Focus met with families and the general public at Phoenix Fan Fest 2017. She conducted ethnographic interviews with families at the event. Focus is not just a comic, it is a social cause campaign that raises autism awareness and help autistic kids feel like every day…

Focus Comic – Autistic Families Unite at a Community Out Reach Event at Tucson Comicon

Focus Comic – Autistic Families Unite at a Community Out Reach Event at Tucson Comicon

Yvonne Wan, Certified Social Cultural Anthropologist and Creator of Focus met with families and the general public at Tucson Comicon 2017. She conducted ethnographic interviews with families at the event. Focus is not just a comic, it is a social cause campaign that challenges the negative stigma associated with autism and help autistic kids feel…

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