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Comics and graphic novels

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Software for creating comics

 

10 Ways to Create Comics Online 

 

Transforming Your Photos into Comic Strips. The New York Times

 

Comic Life

 

Seedling Comic Creator apps

 

Portaportal: Resources and examples of using Comic Life

 

Make Beliefs Comics

 

How to use Make Beliefs Comics

 

e-Comic: Comic Book Creator

 

Bitstrips

 

Comiqs

 

GoAnimate

 

Pixton: online comic generator

 

Stripgenerator

 

Speechable: Add dialogue balloons to pictures 

 

Strip Creator

 

Garfield's Comic Creator

 

ReadWriteThink: Comic Creator

 

ReadWriteThink: Activities using Comic Creator

 

Toondoo: create comics

 

Comic Strip Generator

 

Comeeko

 

Mai'Nada Comics

 

Project Cartoon 

 

Read Write Think Comic Creator 2.0

 

Zam's Quest

 

BalloonTales

 

Computer comic font

 

Tools for Comics Creators

 

 

Resources for Studying Comics

 

Lists of comics

 

Graphic Texts in the Classroom

 

The Comic Book Database

 

Gamics.com

 

Marvel Comics

 

Marvel Digital Comics

 

History of comics

 

Top Ten Comic Book Characters of All Time

 

DC Comics

 

Webcomics

 

Dark Horse Comics

 

Comics2film: comics that have been made into films

 

Comics

 

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

 

Comics Archive

 

Web Comics

 

Comics site

 

 

Resources for studying and using comics and graphic novels

 

Guide to Comic Books

 

National Writing Project: Digital Comics Spur Students' Interest in Writing

 

National Association of Comic Art Educators

 

Graphic Texts in the Classroom

 

Comics in the Classroom: Resources for Teachers

 

Slideshare: Tap into the World of Comics

 

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

 

Derek Santos: comics

 

ComixTalk: Site for discussion of digital comics

 

Michigan State University Library, Comic book genres

 

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 

 

 

 

Creating print comic books

 

James Carter: ReadWriteThink Lesson: Creating comics

 

Creating Comics

 

David Law: Writing Comic Books

 

David Law: Writing Comic Books(2)

 

Joe Edkin Writing for Comic Books

 

James Hudnall: Writing Comics

 

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

 

Guide to Comic Books

 

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.

 

 

Graphic Novels

 

Study: Use of a graphic novel to teach information literacy/research skills to college students

 

Teaching with Graphic Novels, NewLits

 

Jessica Abel: What is a Graphic Novel?

 

Columbia University's graphic novels site

 

Stanford Graphic Novels Project

 

Mercer County Library: Graphic novels

 

Articles in Vision Quest on responding to and creating graphic novels

 

ALAN Review: article on graphic novels

 

Art Spiegelman's MAUS: Working-Through The Trauma of the Holocaust

 

Jessica Abel: What is a Graphic Novel? (a visual introduction to the genre)

 

Frank Miller's Sin City

 

Digital Manga Novels

 

No Flying, No Tights

 

Carter, J. B.  (2007).  Building Literacy Connections with Graphic Novels: Page by Page, Panel by Panel.  Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English.

 

Chinn, M. (2004).  Writing and Illustrating the Graphic Novel: Everything You Need to Know to Create Great Graphic

Works. Hauppauge: Barron’s, 2004.

 

Gorman, M.  (2003).  Getting Graphic! Using Graphic Novels to Promote Literacy with Preteens and Teens. Worthington:

Linworth, 2003.

 

 

Online graphic novels/TV series

 

All Ages Graphic Novel Created Using Scribus, Inkscape, Gimp

 

Recommended Graphic Novels for Public Libraries

 

E-sheep

 

NYC2123

 

Full Story

 

The Elixir

 

Art Bomb: graphic novels

 

http://www.nbmpublishing.com/

 

NBC's Heroes: TV series employing graphic design

 

 

Graphic novel reviews/teaching

 

Using Graphic Novels in the Classroom

 

Manga School: Forums and tech support for manga writing

 

Schwarz, G. (2007). Graphic novels of multiple literacies. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy

 

Best Graphic Novels Reviewed

 

No Flying No Tights: reviews of graphic novels for teens

 

101 Best Graphic Novels

 

School Library Journal: Graphic Novels Roundup

 

Gorman, M (2002, August 1). What Teens Want: 30 Graphic Novels you Can't Live Without. School Library Journal

 

The Librarian's Guide to Anime and Manga

 

Recommended Graphic Novels for Public Libraries

 

http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/Study/4273/graphic.html

 

http://www.rambles.net/gnovels.html

 

Manga/Graphic Novels

 

No Flying No Tights: teen reviews of graphic novels

 

Webquest: Net Force—the uses of graphics on the Web based on graphics in comic books

 

Chandler-Olcott, K., & Mahar, D. (2001). Considering genre in the digital literacy classroom. Reading Online,5(4). (teaching Anime genre forms)

 

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