Dani Donovan is creating mental health comics
127

patrons

$822
per month
Hi there! My name's Dani, and I create cathartic comics and a community of solidarity for adults with ADHD.

ADHD can be difficult to explain, and even harder to talk about. We're creative, friendly, and misunderstood by a lot of people. There can be a lot of guilt and shame weighing on our shoulders, and we often feel we have to bear the burden alone. My hope is to create an online environment where people with ADHD can feel understood and seen, and be able to share their experiences with others.

Like this? Write me at [email protected] or DM me on Twitter: @danidonovan.

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I grew up loving comics like Calvin & Hobbes, because they gave me an outlet of relating to an internal world that others didn't seem to understand. Now that I'm older, I want to be able to give that same feeling to other people, especially within the mental health community. When I first discovered anxiety/depression/ADHD/bipolar related comics, I would literally start tearing up (even at funny ones!) because I'd never felt so heard, seen, or understood.

I want everybody out there to be able to share a laugh, an internet hug, a bit of empathy, and a sigh of relief that they're not alone in this.
Tiers
Coffee Run
$3 or more per month
  • Be the FIRST to see new comics/charts, posted here before they hit my Twitter, Instagram, Facebook (or anywhere else!)
  • Access to our exclusive Discord channel (for Patrons only!)
  • (Helps me pay for my coffee addiction for more caffeine-fueled comics and charts!)
Includes Discord rewards
Anti-Depressant Refill
$5 or more per month
  • Be the FIRST to see new comics/charts, posted here before they hit my Twitter, Instagram, Facebook (or anywhere else!)
  • Access to my mental health journal prompts to help explore your own thoughts & understand yourself better
  • Access to our exclusive Discord channel (for Patrons only!)
  • (Help me pay for my Wellbutrin to keep me in a great mood for creating!)
Includes Discord rewards
ADHD Meds Refill
$10 or more per month
  • Be the FIRST to see new comics/charts, posted here before they hit my Twitter, Instagram, Facebook (or anywhere else!)
  • Access to my mental health journal prompts to help explore your own thoughts & understand yourself better
  • Access to my Process Diary sketches about how I make my art, and my series of goodies from my early years as an artist
  • Access to our exclusive Discord channel (for Patrons only!)
  • (Help me pay for my Adderall XR to stay focused on work!)
Includes Discord rewards
Idea Machine
$30 or more per month
  • Be the FIRST to see new comics/charts, posted here before they hit my Twitter, Instagram, Facebook (or anywhere else!)
  • Access to my mental health journal prompts to help explore your own thoughts & understand yourself better
  • Access to my Process Diary sketches about how I make my art, and my series of goodies from my early years as an artist
  • Monthly input on future comics, charts, and sketches. Help give me ideas for what I should draw next!
  • Access to our exclusive Discord channel (for Patrons only!)
  • My undying love and gratitude
Includes Discord rewards
Holy Smokes, Batman
$75 or more per month
  • Be the FIRST to see new comics/charts, posted here before they hit my Twitter, Instagram, Facebook (or anywhere else!)
  • Access to my mental health journal prompts to help explore your own thoughts & understand yourself better
  • Access to my Process Diary sketches about how I make my art, and my series of goodies from my early years as an artist
  • Monthly input on future comics, charts, and sketches. Help give me ideas for what I should draw next!
  • My undying love and gratitude
  • Shoutouts to your username/handle in the captions of all my social media posts
  • Access to our exclusive Discord channel (for Patrons only!)
Includes Discord rewards
Goals
$822 of $1,000 per month
When I reach $1,000 per month, I'll be able to invest some money in upgraded equipment and tools to make my comics even better! First on the list is an upgraded iPad Pro; mine is two years old and the battery is on its last leg.
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Hi there! My name's Dani, and I create cathartic comics and a community of solidarity for adults with ADHD.

ADHD can be difficult to explain, and even harder to talk about. We're creative, friendly, and misunderstood by a lot of people. There can be a lot of guilt and shame weighing on our shoulders, and we often feel we have to bear the burden alone. My hope is to create an online environment where people with ADHD can feel understood and seen, and be able to share their experiences with others.

Like this? Write me at [email protected] or DM me on Twitter: @danidonovan.

***

I grew up loving comics like Calvin & Hobbes, because they gave me an outlet of relating to an internal world that others didn't seem to understand. Now that I'm older, I want to be able to give that same feeling to other people, especially within the mental health community. When I first discovered anxiety/depression/ADHD/bipolar related comics, I would literally start tearing up (even at funny ones!) because I'd never felt so heard, seen, or understood.

I want everybody out there to be able to share a laugh, an internet hug, a bit of empathy, and a sigh of relief that they're not alone in this.

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Tiers
Coffee Run
$3 or more per month
  • Be the FIRST to see new comics/charts, posted here before they hit my Twitter, Instagram, Facebook (or anywhere else!)
  • Access to our exclusive Discord channel (for Patrons only!)
  • (Helps me pay for my coffee addiction for more caffeine-fueled comics and charts!)
Includes Discord rewards
Anti-Depressant Refill
$5 or more per month
  • Be the FIRST to see new comics/charts, posted here before they hit my Twitter, Instagram, Facebook (or anywhere else!)
  • Access to my mental health journal prompts to help explore your own thoughts & understand yourself better
  • Access to our exclusive Discord channel (for Patrons only!)
  • (Help me pay for my Wellbutrin to keep me in a great mood for creating!)
Includes Discord rewards
ADHD Meds Refill
$10 or more per month
  • Be the FIRST to see new comics/charts, posted here before they hit my Twitter, Instagram, Facebook (or anywhere else!)
  • Access to my mental health journal prompts to help explore your own thoughts & understand yourself better
  • Access to my Process Diary sketches about how I make my art, and my series of goodies from my early years as an artist
  • Access to our exclusive Discord channel (for Patrons only!)
  • (Help me pay for my Adderall XR to stay focused on work!)
Includes Discord rewards
Idea Machine
$30 or more per month
  • Be the FIRST to see new comics/charts, posted here before they hit my Twitter, Instagram, Facebook (or anywhere else!)
  • Access to my mental health journal prompts to help explore your own thoughts & understand yourself better
  • Access to my Process Diary sketches about how I make my art, and my series of goodies from my early years as an artist
  • Monthly input on future comics, charts, and sketches. Help give me ideas for what I should draw next!
  • Access to our exclusive Discord channel (for Patrons only!)
  • My undying love and gratitude
Includes Discord rewards
Holy Smokes, Batman
$75 or more per month
  • Be the FIRST to see new comics/charts, posted here before they hit my Twitter, Instagram, Facebook (or anywhere else!)
  • Access to my mental health journal prompts to help explore your own thoughts & understand yourself better
  • Access to my Process Diary sketches about how I make my art, and my series of goodies from my early years as an artist
  • Monthly input on future comics, charts, and sketches. Help give me ideas for what I should draw next!
  • My undying love and gratitude
  • Shoutouts to your username/handle in the captions of all my social media posts
  • Access to our exclusive Discord channel (for Patrons only!)
Includes Discord rewards