Empowering Young Asylum Seekers: Our Barnardos Collaboration

September 15, 2023

At Penificent, we are excited to share the remarkable journey of our latest project, ‘The Hopeful Journey of Patience.’ This comic book is a product of collaboration and a testament to the resilience and strength of young asylum seekers in the UK. The Origin of ‘The Hopeful Journey of Patience’ This inspiring project was born […]

Child Criminal Exploitation

June 1, 2023

In the realm of creativity and storytelling, comics have a unique power – the ability to confront complex and challenging issues in a way that resonates with readers of all ages. We’re excited to introduce you to our latest project, a collaboration with Barnardos that delves into the harrowing world of child criminal exploitation. ‘Exploited […]

BBC Newsround Feature

February 4, 2023

Comic book tackles knife crime? Anthony and Steven created Knife Boy, a comic book featuring the story of a young boy who gets involved with the wrong crowd. The creators want to share their own personal experiences of knife crime with children all over the UK. Anthony said: “Our inspiration to create Knife Boy came […]

Mental Health Focused Clothing coming soon!

April 14, 2020

  Fresh Inspi­ra­tion Our Mental health clothing designs will be available soon; we will have both T-shirt and Hoodies.   New Mental Health Clothing Short Article We would firstly like to thank Southwark Council for funding our Mental health project. At Penificent we want to spread positivity trough everything we design so that you can […]

What it’s like working with Penificent

April 5, 2020

It’s essential as young co-founders we deliver relatable workshops to Inspire and empower the next generation. Storytelling programme workshops Therapeutic Story Telling Bespoke Comics in school Your friendly Comic Publishers   Penificent connects with young people, using characters of different ethnic backgrounds but not solely limited to minorities. We are passionate about tackling social issues with […]


April 4, 2020

Delving deeper into the effects of knife crime, Knife boy which is set in a future version of London, explores the harsh effect knife crime has on communities. The story follows Troy, your everyday teenager who goes through a life changing event which leads his family out on the street with no way out in […]

Let`s Talk About Mental Health Podcast

February 4, 2020

Penificent Meets Lets Hustle Podcast Thanks to Southwark Council, Positive Futures for sponsoring and supporting our 6 episode mini-series Mental Health podcast. Three powerful, influential individuals who have suffered from Mental health agreed to be special guests on Lets Hustle Podcast. The podcast has diverse individuals covering relatable topics. It’s essential to speak a language […]