Humor, political cartoons, and graphic journalism from The Highlight, Vox’s home for features and longform journalism.
Sep 11, 2019, 10:23am EDT
June 25, 2022
The economic case for abortion rights
Being able to access abortion is about all kinds of justice — economic justice included.
December 23, 2021
The danger of treating body parts like fast fashion
Social media and the availability of new procedures have made our quest for physical perfection endless, setting women and girls up for failure.
September 24, 2021
Healing, a saga
I thought I could check all the boxes and be well again. The universe had other plans.
July 30, 2021
Why school lunches feel like they’re frozen in time
The fascinating history behind why students today are still eating square pizzas, crinkle fries, and cartons of milk.
July 2, 2021
The surprisingly political history of K-pop
The influence of the "wave" of Korean music and film on global culture was no accident.
May 20, 2021
As dating and marriage evolve, so is the way couples tackling the uncomfortable question.
April 23, 2021
Are our pets gobbling up the planet?
From the meat-based meals to kitty litter to plastic poop bags, pet care is unarguably bad for the environment. What can we do about it?
March 26, 2021
How an unpaid bill can lead to prison
Debtors’ prison might sound arcane. But this comic explains how it exists under a certain guise in America today.
December 22, 2020
How the pandemic is forcing women out of the workforce, explained in a comic
Between child care and homeschooling, women’s time is becoming worth less. It could take years to recover lost ground.
October 21, 2020
The 6 types of tidy people: A comic
We’re all homebodies now. And, no, it does not spark joy.
August 19, 2020
The unexpected joy of the worst summer of our lives
Covid-19 made my world small and bleak. But I still found solace in the quietest places.
June 24, 2020
Best friends, a love story
"Wanna hear something super bitchy?" is a kind of love language.
April 22, 2020
Friendships are crucial to survive the isolation of the coronavirus pandemic. Why do they feel so hard?
This period of social distancing may increase our loneliness, but it’s really only exacerbating a problem that’s been building for years.
March 25, 2020
I’m American, and I’m multilingual. Why does it feel so scary to speak in another language in public?
Answering a call from mom in public suddenly takes on new — and nerve-racking — meaning.
February 4, 2020
Consider the wasp
Far from just being the ruthless bugs terrorizing your picnic, these insects are fascinatingly complex.
December 27, 2019
Consider the vulture
The macabre bird serves as a gentle reminder that we all return to the earth someday.
December 11, 2019
Why humans kiss, explained
A comic about the cultural and scientific reasons we love making out.
December 10, 2019
Why are so few Nobel Prizes awarded to women?
The 2019 Science Nobel award winners are out. Where are the women?
November 20, 2019
Women are increasingly unhappy. This comic explains why.
The gender gap we’re not talking about.
November 14, 2019
Do your politics make you more empathetic?
A comic on who you extend empathy to — and how that affects your worldview.
November 5, 2019
Ginkgo trees: The incredible plant that survived an atomic bomb
A comic about the mysterious gingko tree.
October 23, 2019
“Latinx” is growing in popularity. I made a comic to help you understand why.
The gender-neutral term that’s supposed to be for everyone, well, isn’t.
October 7, 2019
Consider the eel
The snake-like fish remain one of nature’s most mysterious creatures.
September 11, 2019
The (actually accurate) Bachelorette
I’m not looking for roses. Just someone who can stop looking at their phone.