Booster Shot Media creates comics and videos to educate people of all ages about complex health topics.

 

Comic Books

 From "the adventures of iggy and the inhalers" comic book

From "the adventures of iggy and the inhalers" comic book

Iggy and The Inhalers is an award-winning, multimedia asthma education project with comic books, trading cards, stickers, videos, and more. Learn about research on its effectiveness at IggyandTheInhalers.com.


Whiteboard Videos

 from "you are the boss of your brain" Video

from "you are the boss of your brain" Video

Our whiteboard animations use simple visual metaphors and plain-language narration to explain health information. We have produced whiteboard videos for children's hospitals, NIH-funded research projects, and patient education. Learn more.


Patient Education

 comic book from the "Stoplight Pain Scale" project

comic book from the "Stoplight Pain Scale" project

Our comic books are patient education tools that can facilitate communication between patients, caregivers, and health care professionals. Learn about the Stoplight Pain Scale project and research at StoplightPainScale.com.


Research Explainers

 from a Research project at Johns Hopkins University

from a Research project at Johns Hopkins University

We have worked on several federally funded research projects on topics related to biobank, informed consent, precision medicine, and patient-centered outcomes research. Learn more about our collaborations with researchers.


Customized Education

 From "the aeronauts: Mystery under the big top" comic book

From "the aeronauts: Mystery under the big top" comic book

Custom comic books for branded and unbranded patient education projects are available for medical companies, health care systems, professional associations, and other groups needing to reach a specific target audience. View case study.


Health Care Scenarios

 from scenarios showing Genetic counseling interactions

from scenarios showing Genetic counseling interactions

We can create realistic depictions of clinical scenarios to demonstrate sensitive or complex information. This approach is especially useful when you need nuanced characters, facial expressions, and gestures. View case study.


Medical Illustration

 from "gut reaction" – beyond celiac

from "gut reaction" – beyond celiac

Scientifically accurate creative is part of all projects we produce. Some clients have asked us to focus specifically on medical visuals rather than our usual character and story approach. View a recent project we did on celiac disease.


Licensable Content

 from "diabetes" video series

from "diabetes" video series

We have a growing library of "ready to license" patient education videos that can be loaded onto hospital video services. You can customize with your brand features. Contact us for more information about using our ready-made content.


Multiple Languages

 from "what is research?"

from "what is research?"

Many projects require multiple languages, and we have relationships with translators that understand the creative requirements of story-driven communication. Contact us for examples of our work in multiple languages.


 

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