Sonny Liew's next comic is on antibiotics and the apocalypse

Award-winning Singaporean cartoonist Sonny Liew's next comic, The Antibiotic Tales, is the first in a planned series on public health issues.
Award-winning Singaporean cartoonist Sonny Liew's next comic, The Antibiotic Tales, is the first in a planned series on public health issues.PHOTO: SONNY LIEW

SINGAPORE - Award-winning Singaporean cartoonist Sonny Liew has dealt with Singapore's political history, dementia and depression in his works. Now, he turns his hand to an unexpected new subject: antibiotics.

His next comic, The Antibiotic Tales, is a collaboration with infectious diseases expert Hsu Li Yang and aims to explain antimicrobial resistance - the ability of microbes to evolve and resist the drugs used to kill them - to the lay reader.

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