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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 54

Sarafin Updated: Apr 10th 2012

Asylum Squad Comic Strip 54

(For anyone wondering, Jack Chick is a cartoonist/fundamentalist Christian who writes nasty but delightful little religious comic tracts that are often found in random places, like bus shelters or phone booths. They tend to focus on themes of homophobia/anti-semitism/anti-paganism/anti-Catholicism/anti-anything-Jack-Chick-does-not-approve-of, and seem to be more popular with comic collectors than with anyone who would actually take them seriously. I have a couple of them myself - lol! They are publicly known as "Chick Tracts".)

I just found out that I'm going to be involved in this:

(I'll be reciting a paper on the experience of making comics while coming out of psychosis.)



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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