Comic book made by Streetwize Comics

Made by Streetwize Comics Ltd in Australia, Oceania, 1993.

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, 'Call me.../ Dance to the beat!', paper, Streetwize Comics, Australia, 1993

Landscape-format double-fronted comic book with two stories featured back to back. One cover bears a colour illustration depicting a young man with the title 'Dance to the beat!'. The other side of the cover features a colour illustration of two teenaged girls walking through a school yard with the title Call me...'. The internal pages feature black and white illustrations discussing homosexuality.


154 mm
209 mm


The comic book was produced in June 1993 by Streetwize Comics Ltd with funding from the AIDS Bureau and the NSW Health Department. The comic book was written by Prue Borthwick, edited by Prue Borthwick and Helen Burnie, and illustrated by Ross Carnsew.
Streetwize Comics Ltd 1993


Gift of Streetwize Comics Ltd, 2000
24 November, 2000

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