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2000/124/10 Comic book, 'Mullwize!', paper, Streetwize Comics, Australia, 1999. Click to enlarge.

'Mullwize!' comic book made by Streetwize Comics

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 …


Object No.


Object Statement

Comic book, 'Mullwize!', paper, Streetwize Comics, Australia, 1999

Physical Description

Comic book, 'Mullwize!', paper, Streetwize Comics, Australia, 1999

Portrait-format comic book with a colour illustration of two men smoking marijuana on the cover. The comic book bears the title 'Mullwize' in red and green print on a blue ground. The internal pages feature black and white illustrations and discusses the use of cannabis by young people. The comic is a series of stories designed and drawn by young people about the dangers of mixing drugs and has a special focus on cannabis.



277 mm


201 mm



According to the credits page, 'Mullwize!' was 'designed and drawn by young people for young people'. Mullwize was one of the resources produced as part of the Byron Bay Community Partnerships Project "In Trouble Talk To Me". The project was funded under a grant from the Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care from the first round of the National Illicit Drug Strategy, Community Partnerships Initiative. The grant is auspiced by the Byron Bay Chamber of Commerce, NSW. The comic book was produced in September 1999 with the assistance of the production team at Streetwize Comics.


Credit Line

Gift of Streetwize Comics Ltd, 2000

Acquisition Date

24 November 2000

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