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Using Graphic Novels in the Classroom: Using Graphic Novels

Teaching Resources

The "Oscars" of the comic book industry

Classic Comics

Look at it this way...

Comics are a gateway drug to literacy.”

––ART SPIEGELMAN, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of MauS.

Free Comic Book Day (Saturday, May 2, 2015)

Comics in the Classroom: An Engagement Strategy

Meet Maya Penn

Helpful Software

Comic Master

Comic Master is a free tool designed for students to use to create comics in the "graphic novel style." Comic Master provides a drag and drop interface for students to build their comics on. Students using Comic Master can select from a variety of layouts, backgrounds, characters, effects, and fonts. Students can create free accounts on Comic Master to save their works and edit them whenever they like. Comic Master gives students the option to create and print multiple page stories.

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