‘Paasban – the Guardian’ is a critically acclaimed comic book series featured by over 200 media outlets in 40 countries, including the New York Times, AFP, AP, Foreign Policy, the Christian Science Monitor, and many more. The series has been supported by USAID’s OTI program in Pakistan.
Launched in June 2015, the stunning artwork and a gripping storyline engages readers as it builds a counter narrative against violent extremism. The series (6 issues, English & Urdu) has currently reached over 10,000 readers in print at schools and colleges across South Punjab, Pakistan, and along with new issues is available on the free CFx Comics Android app. The Paasban series has now reached a new fan base with its release as an audio book via popular local music streaming service, Patari.pk.