Laughter's the Best Medicine: Comic Books to Help Joplin Kids Be Kids

A new comic book intends to help Joplin youth cope with life in a destroyed city by making them smile.

Whether created to educate students in Kabul or fight unemployment in New York City, comic books have become a go-to creative instrument for tackling serious problems. Now a team of artists is putting comic books to work in support of the young people in Joplin, Missouri affected by last month's tornadoes, which killed more than 100 people and displaced thousands.

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