Comic book made by Streetwize Comics

Made by Streetwize Comics Ltd in Australia, Oceania, 1997.

Founded in 1984, Streetwize Comics produces free educational comics for young people covering a wide range of issues. The comics communicate important messages in an easy-to-read format that young people can relate to, particularly disadvantaged youth. The comics, as well as other material including posters and educators’ notes, deal with topics such as health and safety, legal issues, racism, sexual harassment, domestic violence, homosexuality, housing, employment, gambling, drug and alcohol ab...


Comic book, 'Krunch!', issue 1, volume 1, paper, Streetwize Comics, Australia, 1997

Portrait-format comic book with a colour illustration depicting four young people in a car on the cover. The comic book bears the title 'Krunch!' in red. The internal pages feature black and white illustrations. The 'Krunch' subscription series republishes the best stories from previous comics. This issue features focuses on health issues such as disability programs, skin cancer, diet pills, alcohol use and diabetes.


275 mm
205 mm


The comic book was produced in April 1997 by Streetwize Comics Ltd. This issue was developed with funding from the Community Organisations Support Programme of the Commonwealth Department of Health and Family Services. The art and writing team for Streetwize Comics is lRenata Jones (editor/writer), Gayle Kennedy (Aboriginal editor/writer), Ross Carnsew (art director/artist), Stephen Crowley (artist) and Eddie Greenaway (writer/researcher).
Streetwize Comics Ltd 1997


Gift of Streetwize Comics Ltd, 2000
24 November, 2000

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