Tag: autism awareness

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. The silent auction ends April 20th at noon. Payment will need to be made on the 20th April 2019. If you are interested in placing a bid, please email us with the subject heading:… Read more →

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 the variant covers, and credits… Read more →

Meet Zoë our new intern with autism

It brings us great pleasure to introduce you to Zoë Marie, our latest intern with autism to join our Focus Comic internship program. Zoë is from France and has just turned 7. She loves to draw and it brings her great joy be part of this project. Zoë draws really well for her age and specializes in sign language. Her… Read more →

Community Outreach in Phoenix this Friday

PUT ON YOUR DANCING SHOES! Join Focus Comic (Yvonne Wan and Douglas Hebert) with Eric Stone; Corinna Santiago Repucci at Desert Dragon Pottery Art Studio in Phoenix for Free Hula Dance Class; Free Music, Free Snacks and Free art activities. Douglas Hebert will have his sculptures on exhibit to! Doug and Yvonne will be signing comics and promoting autism awareness at… Read more →

The French issue of Focus is in production

Guess what? The French issue of Focus Comic which features an autistic super hero is in production! Thank you Pauline Lysiak for interpreting the comic to entertain French readers and remove the stigma associated with autism. French kids with and without autism will love this comic. And guess what?! The French issue will feature new cover art by Douglas Hebert and legendary #spiderman artist Paul Mounts. The creator of… Read more →

Our Goodwill Ambassador Tony Todd receives a Life Time Achievement Award

Our goodwill ambassador Tony Todd recently received a Life Time Achievement Award hosted by New York City Horror film Festival 2018. Tony is the first African-American to receive the award and is ranked one of the fan favorites such as Wes Craven and Robert Englund. Tony comes from a background of traditional theatre. He is known for outstanding performances on… Read more →

Community Outreach at Ace Comic Con Arizona a great success

Focus Comic had a successful community outreach event at Ace Comic Con Arizona where the creator Yvonne Wan; main artist Douglas Hebert and Gaby Tyrrell (TV presenter with autism) met the general public and provided free art workshops for kids and young adults. Thank you Ace Comic Con for consistently supporting us by providing us a platform to reach a… Read more →