When Lasky took the job, he wasn't aware it would hit close to home.
"My great-grandmother died in the 1918 flu pandemic," he said. "It was a connection to my past and gave me a much better understanding about what happened to her."
Lasky said he wasn't aware, and so many other people aren't aware, that half a million Americans died of the flu in 1918.
"Doing this comic I realized I wasn't alone," he said. "This affected thousands of families in this county."It has been translated into 12 languages and will be distributed at schools throughout Washington, as well as local King County health offices.