Eek! Comics in the Classroom!

Comics Classroom Wiki

Comics in the classroom

Teaching Comics

Comics & Literacy


Wright, G., & Sherman, R. B. (2006). Comics Redux. Reading Improvement, 43(4), 165-172.

Wright, G., & Sherman, R. (1999). Let’s create a comic strip. Reading Improvement, 36(2), 66-72.

Rapp, D. N. (2011). Comic books’ latest plot twist- enhancing literacy instruction- graphic novels can add value to literacy instruction, especially for struggling or disaffected readers. Phi Delta Kappan, 93, 64+. doi-Article

McVicker, C. J. (2007). Comic strips as a text structure for learning to read. The Reading Teacher, 61, 85+. doi-Article
Carter, J. (2009). Going Graphic. Educational Leadership, 66(6), 68-72.
Tiemensma, L. (2009). Visual literacy- To comics or not to comics? Promoting literacy using comics. Reading, 1-10. IFLA.

Ranker, J. (2007). Using Comic Books as Read-Alouds: Insights on Reading Instruction From an English as a Second Language Classroom. The Reading Teacher, 61(4), 296-305. Elsevier Ltd. Retrieved from



%d bloggers like this: