Transmissions: Gone Viral


Read The Comic

Transmissions: Gone Viral is a digital interactive graphic novel, which means you can discover extra content throughout the story by clicking on special prompts.

How to navigate:

Flip through pages using your mouse or the arrow keys.

Click on the interactive prompts throughout the book to unlock special bonus content!

Read the interactive comic
If you want to take Transmissions offline, download the PDF here. (The PDF version of the comic is not interactive).
Download the PDF comic
Read the press release

This project was supported by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, the National Institute of Health under Award Number R25GM129168. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

Educator Guide

A supplemental resource guide to Transmissions for school teachers.

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Read the Blog Posts


Crows Falling From The Sky

Hear from NYSCI scientists, Martin Weiss, Ph.D., about the history of West Nile virus.


Digital Design: Comic Book Experts Workshop

Read about how teachers are improving students’ learning science and technology literacy skills through a digital comic book design workshop.


Making of the Gone Viral Board Game

Hear from our research team about the process of turning the in-comic game “Gone Viral!” into a physical board game for NYSCI visitors to play.

Press and Media

ASTC, Dimensions, November/December 2019
“So You Want to Make a Comic” by Martin Weiss, Geralyn Abinader, and Michaela Labriole

American Alliance of Museums, December 2019
“Science Gone Viral: An interactive comic engrosses readers in educational material” by Geralyn Abinader

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