A well done science comic is one of the most effective ways to convey science communication. The visual hook of a narrative with lively (or in this case, sleepy) characters peppered with the facts creates a flow that a wall of text can't match. This comic by Maki Naro of Sci-ənce is a perfect example.

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(Ni)ght Growl by Maki Naro

2012, comic

You can read more about this comic here, and the post that inspired it by Bora Zivkovic here.

Sci-ənce comic blog - Maki Naro and co-comic artist Nadir

Twitter: @sciencecomic



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Mad Art Lab - Maki Naro is also one of the authors of this group blog about science, skepticism and art.

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Every day in September, we’re bringing you new science-art of the day. How would these images be useful for science communication? STEAM education? Enticing people to learn more about science? Do they inspire you or frustrate you? Let us know below!