A Quick and Easy Guide to Consent


How do you tell someone you want to do stuff with them? How do you ask if they want to do stuff with you? How do you know what stuff you want to do with each other? This book is a beacon of clarity in a fuzzy minefield of questions.

The story drops in on a diverse range of folks deciding whether to engage in sexual activity in this short and fun comic-book style guide to communicating what you want and how you want it!



A Quick and Easy Guide to Consent is an entry-level educational illustrated guide to giving and receiving consent in sex, relationships, and other physical contact.

With wit and charm, this book also includes tips on what affirmative consent looks like, advocating for what you want, and setting boundaries that honor your comfort and safety. This is a positive resource illustrating how easy it really is to respect each other’s bodies and desires.

A Quick and Easy Guide to Consent. Illustrated paperback. 80 pages.

Isabella Rotman is a cartoonist and illustrator from Maine, living and drawing in Chicago. Her art is usually about the ocean, mermaids, crushing loneliness, people in the woods, or sex. Isabella is the co-author and illustrator of Wait, What?; A Comic Book Guide to Relationships, Bodies, and Growing Up. Isabella has been Artist in Residence at Scarleteen since 2013.

Luke Howard is an illustrator, cartoonist and printmaker living in beautiful, sleepy, swampy New Orleans, Louisiana. When he’s not coloring graphic novels, he makes sci-fi comics about feelings, and an autobiographical zine called Abandon Ship. He’s been screenprinting artwork for over 10 years, and spends way too much time fussing with ornery Risograph copiers and greasy offset presses.

Additional information

Weight 5 oz
Dimensions 6 × 8 × 1 in


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