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  • Portrayals of doctors in comics have become more realistic, nuanced

    Carol Tilley, a University of Illinois professor of information sciences and a comics historian and scholar, looked at the depictions of medical doctors in comics and found a progression to more realistic portrayals.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer


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  • Editor’s notes: To reach Carol Tilley, email

    The paper “Of Cornopleezeepi and party poopers: A brief history of physicians in comics” is available at online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.