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, 'Eat it! the facts on folate', paper, Streetwize Comics, Australia, 1997

Portrait-format comic book with a colour illustration of a young woman working in a child-care centre on the cover. The comic book bears the title 'Eat it! The facts on folate!' in red, blue and black. The internal pages feature colour illustrations and encourages women of child-bearing age to include folate in their diets to help prevent the occurrence of spina bifida in children.


276 mm
206 mm


The comic book was produced in September 1997 by Streetwize Comics Ltd. It was developed for the Healthy Public Policy Unit of the Commonwealth Department of Health and Family Services.
Streetwize Comics Ltd 1997


Gift of Streetwize Comics Ltd, 2000
24 November, 2000

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