Add Oil Comics illustrates the social web. We use the comics medium to shine a light on various social movements around the world – whether it's Black Lives Matter, the Umbrella Movement, or transgender experiences – and amplify voices that are underrepresented in traditional media channels. All comics are based on texts sourced from social media.
To date, we've had 6 viral hits (which define as having more than 1000 shares/likes on social media) that have been seen by millions of people around the world:
About the author
Jason Li is a Hong Kong-based cartoonist and designer. He is the author of The House on Horse Mountain, an upcoming graphic novel about a young girl growing up in a bygone Hong Kong of the 1960s, and creator of Add Oil Comics, a social advocacy webcomic. Integrating elements of social science, illustration and social media, his works have been appeared at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Asian Art Museum, on the BBC, and on the radio in Spain.
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