Comic Books for Kids: Education at Its Finest

Kids and Comics Can Mix Well Since last October, comic book distributors ordered a record setting $54 million worth in hardcover comic book titles, and not long ago, Dark Horse announced the addition of four new kids comic book titles in 2015. Marvel recently chose to add a little diversity, and two of its major characters will be overhauled. All this seems to indicate that comic books and graphic novels are becoming more popular. One …

Graphic Novels and Comics: Best Books in the Classroom?

A Revolution in Classroom Education In recent years, educators have joined forces with comic book and graphic novel creators to implement new reading material in the classroom. Unlike traditional books, comics and graphic novels can be used to teach young readers in unique ways. A recent article by the New York Times explored the use of such books in the classroom. Below is an excerpt: When fifth graders at P.S. 124 in Brooklyn were given …