The Cobra Effect: ‘Zine Edition

Our Freakonomics Radio podcast “The Cobra Effect” looked into the unintended consequences of bounties. In one story, producer Katherine Wells described what happened at Fort Benning in Georgia, which was overrun with feral pigs. A listener in London, Alex Foster, turned that segment into a nice ‘zine comic. “Got to say,” Alex writes, “I didn’t expect this from a uni project.”


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  1. question says:

    Is the idea of the last image that they bred so many pigs, that they broke free and began a human slaughter?

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  2. Alex says:

    I made this! It’s the pigs as an end paper pattern rather than the end of the story

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