Comic: The Story of the Jane Collective, the Women Who Started an Illegal Abortion Service


This is a selection from Comics for Choice, a forthcoming anthology about abortion currently holding an IndieGoGo campaign. Proceeds will go to the National Network of Abortion Funds (NNAF).

Rachel Wilson is a writer from the UK whose work has appeared online at i-D, The Guardian, Broadly, Noisey and more. She also works as a freelance editor and translator, as well as grappling with her hand-me-down film camera in her spare time.

Ally Shwed is a cartoonist and writer, originally from New Jersey. She received her MFA in Sequential Art from the Savannah College of Art & Design and has worked with The Nib, BOOM! Studios, and IDW Publishing. Currently, Ally is a professor of sequential art, scriptwriting, & art direction at Tecnológico de Monterrey in Querétaro, México, and is co-founder of Little Red Bird (, a visual arts studio specializing in alternative comics.

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