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Sarafin, author of the Asylum Squad web comicAsylum Squad
a comic about four characters who appear to be suffering from what looks like schizophrenia

Asylum Squad: Comic Strip 13

Sarafin Updated: Oct 18th 2010

Asylum Squad Comic Strip 13

This comic tries to simplify how complicated psychotic delusions can become, as they continuously pile one on top of the other. It was hard for me to cut through and say "This is horsesh*t!" about the lot of them. I'm not sure if I was simply experiencing a strong case of denial, but whatever it was that kept me "entwined", it was very powerful. I used humour to stave off the pain of some of the harsher beliefs and fears I had. It didn't always work, but it kept me from feeling suicidal.




Sarafin is a Toronto-based artist and writer, a student of illustration, and a self-described psychiatric survivor. She currently writes and draws a webcomic entitled 'Asylum Squad', which exemplifies the psychotic experience, satirizes psychiatry, and parodies drug culture. You can now view all of The Psychosis Diaries strips at and of course the ongoing series is available at

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