Panel from the graphic comic “Pink Ribbon Envy” by Adam Bessie and Dan Archer, on how awareness campaigns have turned some diseases into consumer brands, as other illnesses remain invisible.

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Panel from the graphic comic “Breast Cancer Awareness Czar” by cartoonist Matt Bors, on the lengths markets will go to fund raise for breast cancer.

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Infographic from the feature documentary “Pink Ribbons, Inc.” directed by Léa Pool that shows how the devastating reality of breast cancer, which marketing experts have labeled a “dream cause,” has been hijacked by a shiny story of success. Based on the book  Pink Ribbons, Inc.: Breast Cancer and the Politics of Philanthropy by Samantha King (Univ. of MN Press, 2006).


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Pinknado poster created by BCC member and blogger Kathi Kolb (The Accidental Amazon) is part of her “Fight the Pink Peril” collection. It is an artistic remake of a poster and popular meme for the 2013 made-for-television satirical disaster film Sharknado, which is about a waterspout that lifts sharks out of the ocean and deposits them in Los Angeles only to wreak havoc on unsuspecting communities.


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