Cartoon Tuesday – Vision Zero Comics, No. 2 “Speed Demon”

Vision Zero Comics No.2 art by Joe Linton
Vision Zero Comics No.2 art by Joe Linton

This isn’t the most insightful thing I’ve drawn, but here’s the second installment of Vision Zero Comics. SBLA readers may recall that I drew the initial installment of Vision Zero Comics back in 2015. This June 2016 installment basically parrots a chart (below) from the city of Los Angeles’ excellent Vision Zero booklet [PDF]. My only addition was to try to convey speed through my messy and messier lines. 

As driver speed increases, the chance of crash fatality increases dramatically. Graphic via LADOT Vision Zero Report [PDF]
As driver speed increases, the chance of crash fatality increases dramatically. Graphic via LADOT Vision Zero Report [PDF]

These comics are part of Melt-Thology – a fun monthly comics jam night that takes place the third Tuesday of each month at Meltdown Comics in Hollywood. I found out about Melt-Thology via its Instagram page. It’s a fun, beginner-friendly night of comics creation.

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