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Resources for studying and using comics


Software for creating comics


StoryboardThat: Comics creation software


Creating print comic books


Making Visual Narratives: Resources on comics and graphic novels


Guide to Comic Books


Teaching Comics


Comics in the Classroom


David Cutler: The New Teachers' Aide: Superman and Iron Man. The Atlantic


James Bucky Carter: The Comic Book Show and Tell


Lists of comics


The Comic Book Database


Trailer: Comic Book Literacy documentary




Marvel Comics


Marvel Digital Comics


DC Comics




Dark Horse Comics


Comics2film: comics that have been made into films




Links to newspaper comic strips and political cartoons


Yahoo: lots of comic book links


Comic books for young adults


E-zine: links to Indy Magazine/independent comics


Grand Comic Book Database


The Comic Book Homepage 


1,043 comic strips/panels


145 online comic books


Web Comics


Comics site



Resources for studying comics


National Association of Comic Art Educators


Comics in the Classroom: 100 Tips, Tools, and Resources for Teachers


ComicsResearch: Comics Scholarship Annotated Bibliographies


ImageText: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies


Comics: Curriculum and teaching resource site


Association of College and Research Libraries: Comics and Graphic Novels


University of Florida: Comics Studies


Henry Jenkins: Comics as transmedia genre



Comic Book Resources


Minneapolis City Pages: Annual comics edition


Words and Pictures Virtual Museum


James Branch Cabell Literacy: Comic Arts Collection


Michael Rhode: Comics Research Bibliography


New York City Comic Book Museum 



Software for creating comics


Comic Life


Portaportal: Resources and examples of using Comic Life


Make Beliefs Comics


How to use Make Beliefs Comics


e-Comic: Comic Book Creator








Pixton: online comic generator




Speechable: Add dialogue balloons to pictures 


Strip Creator


ReadWriteThink: Comic Creator


ReadWriteThink: Activities using Comic Creator


Toondoo: create comics


Comic Strip Generator





Project Cartoon 


Read Write Think Comic Creator 2.0


Zam's Quest




Computer comic font


Tools for Comics Creators



Creating print comic books


James Carter: ReadWriteThink Lesson: Creating comics


Creating Comics


Joe Edkin Writing for Comic Books


Carpenter, S. (2006). The work of imagining identity in comic books. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.




Teaching Comics


Comic Book Project


Comics in the Classroom Project


Teaching Comics


Creating biographical comics


Apple Educator Showcase: Digital Tableux: Using Comic Life to create portrayals of literary characters


Rich Shea, Comics in the Clasroom, Teacher Magazine


Comics and films


Beyond the Funnies: Create Your Own Comics


Comics Font and Lettering


Webquest: Comic Strips


David Law: Creating Comics


Webquest: Create a Super Hero


Gene Yang, Comics in Education


Read/Write/Think unit: Comics in the Classroom


Read/Write/Think unit: Dale Jacobs: The Comic Book Show and Tell


Hill, R.  (2002), The Secret Origin of Good Readers: A Resource Book.

(pdf, online book).


Comics Worth Reading: reviews


Comic Books for Young Adults


Girls in the Comics


National Association of Comics Art Educators


The Comics Journal


Teachers Guide to Using Professional Cartoonists


Study Guides: Teaching Comics


Steve Higgins, Advocating Comics, Broken Frontier


Comics blog


Comics in Education


Scott McLeod's Inventions


Comic Rubric


National Association of Comics Art Educators 


Cary, Stephen. Going graphic: Comics at work in the multilingual classroom. Heinemann.


McCloud, S.  (2006).  Making comics: Storytelling secrets of comics, manga and graphic novels.  Harper.


Withrow, S. (2003). Toon art: The graphic art of digital cartooning.  Watson-Guptill.


Withrow, S., & Barber, J.  (2005).   Webcomics: Tools and techniques for digital cartooning.  Barons Books.



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