Before you design a comic you need to have a look and read some comics.
Now that you have read some. Think about the following aspects:
| Read this article and watch this video. In the first part you learn how to write a good comic.Write down the five steps you need to follow.
Before you start writing, plan your writing following these steps.
o Who are the characters?
o What is the plot?
o When and where does your comic take place?
o Try to have something funny in your plot.
o What events take place?
This diagram of how to write a story will help you
- When you write a comic, do you use dialogues or descriptions?Of course, you know the answer: Dialogue. Click here and you will see comic strips of Calvin and Hobbes with a lot of dialogue examples or you can read one example on this page.
- Onomatopeia: you can read a lot of examples on this webpage. Choose five onomatopeia words from the list, exchange them with your partner and try to guess the words he/she has chosen. You can also watch the video to learn how to use them.
| In comics we use bubbles to express different things: speech, thought, movement, metaphors...Here you can see some.In the attached document you have a short but clear explanation of how to use them.