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Kinds of Blue: An Anthology of Comics about Depression

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“The black dog must die.”

“What does it feel like to feel anything?”

“No, I do not desire death. I desire non-existence.”

What does depression look like? What does depression feel like? When you're stuck in the middle of it, is there anything that actually helps?

In this collection of short, original comics, 14 young Australians chronicle their close encounters and experiences
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Paperback, 88 pages
Published October 17th 2011 by Hive Mindedness Media (first published January 1st 2011)
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Elizabeth
Jun 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is what it says on the tin-- with the uneven tone of an anthology (or experiences of depression). A great project.
Tony Laplume
Jun 28, 2015 rated it really liked it
When people talk about depression, when they try to help with depression, they invariably end up with something like Kinds of Blue: a well-meaning, expressive, demonstrative...lack of concrete dialogue. Part of this is the comic book format. Hey, I know from comic book format. What people generally call the graphic novel when they want to distinguish from superhero stories and the like usually comes with a certain vagueness. Anecdotal, spare...it's as if revealing too much would be a betrayal of ...more
Silas
Jan 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is more art than comics I normally read. There are many short vignettes relating to depression, some light and some rather dark. I can't say that there is a lot here that I could show to others to explain my particular depression, but all of it resonated as very like what I experience, and I'm sure it will help many people to understand a bit more what it can be like to be depressed. The tips are very good, and the stories evocative. There are several art styles represented, from watercolor ...more
Jenni
Aug 31, 2014 rated it it was amazing
What a marvellous book! The Illustrations are outstanding but it is the verse that makes this little book particularly poignant. It is a battle...but with good people surrounding ourselves with love and understanding, we can make it through and see the sunshine, or the smile, or the knitted scarf again.
Gin
Oct 17, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I really appreciated this anthology and how it deals honestly with the struggles of depression.
Depression impacts so many people that it's worth being aware.
I even bought copies for friends and family.
Read it!
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