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How Comic Strips Help Kids Read and Learn

How Comic Strips Help Kids Read and Learn | Comics | Scoop.it
The key to getting your child excited about reading might be in the comics section. Plus, get tools to help your kid make a comic strip!

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How can any kid deny the appeal of word balloon?

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short article but some good scaffolding suggestions for getting kids to create comics as well as a suggested source for comic strips.

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Saga Gets New Deluxe Hardcover Edition

Saga Gets New Deluxe Hardcover Edition | Comics | Scoop.it
In November Image Comics releases the Saga Book One Deluxe Hardcover. In addition to its striking cover artwork, this 500-page volume collects the first 18 issues of Saga, plus behind-the-scenes material.

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One of the single best series being published right now.

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How Comic Strips Help Kids Read and Learn

How Comic Strips Help Kids Read and Learn | Comics | Scoop.it
The key to getting your child excited about reading might be in the comics section. Plus, get tools to help your kid make a comic strip!

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How can any kid deny the appeal of word balloon?

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jemp's curator insight, November 20, 2013 11:03 AM

short article but some good scaffolding suggestions for getting kids to create comics as well as a suggested source for comic strips.

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IDW & de Campi and Carla Speed McNeil Team-Up for "My Little Pony: Friends Forever" - Comic Book Resources

IDW & de Campi and Carla Speed McNeil Team-Up for "My Little Pony: Friends Forever" - Comic Book Resources | Comics | Scoop.it

Writer Alex de Campi tells CBR about her plans for the first issue of IDW's new ongoing two-pony team-up series My Little Pony: Friends Forever.


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With talent like this on the project, it should be awesome!

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Mmmm good thing to write about

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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #3 Promo Sheet (Frank Miller, Batman)

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #3 Promo Sheet (Frank Miller, Batman) | Comics | Scoop.it
US $0.99 in Collectibles, Comics, Copper Age (1984-1991)
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Plug for something I have on Ebay right now. More to come from the collection of a llifelong nerd.

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This Is Why We Love Comics

From comic strips and comic books to graphic novels and webcomics, see why we can't stop reading. Share on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/19ILseR Share on Twitter...
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And this video only scratches the surface of the love...

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1st Look: J.G. JONES Draws SPIDER-MAN 2099 for SUPERIOR #17

1st Look: J.G. JONES Draws SPIDER-MAN 2099 for SUPERIOR #17 | Comics | Scoop.it
Acclaimed artist J.G. Jones provides a variant cover for Marvel's SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #17 and here's an exclusive first look.
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About time...short of Ditko's Spider-Man, this is the only interesting one. Batman Beyond vs. Spider-Man 2099 anyone?

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Raising A Birthday Glass To Comics King Jack Kirby

Raising A Birthday Glass To Comics King Jack Kirby | Comics | Scoop.it
This Thursday is comics legend Jack Kirby's birthday; the creator of Captain America would have been 97. Comics stores and creators all over the country are hosting celebrations in his honor.
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Just try to imagine the world without the creations of Jack Kirby...just try...I dare you.

 

Happy Birthday!!

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Daniel Clowes Pursuing His Legal Options Regarding Shia LaBeouf's Plagiarism

Daniel Clowes Pursuing His Legal Options Regarding Shia LaBeouf's Plagiarism | Comics | Scoop.it
"His apology is a non-apology, absolving himself of the fact that he actively misled, at best, and lied, at worst, about the genesis of the film," Clowes' editor wrote to BuzzFeed.
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Don't mess with the Clowes...

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Singularity&Co. - Save the Scifi!

Singularity&Co. - Save the Scifi! | Comics | Scoop.it
Singularity&Co. rescues out of print vintage scifi books from the musty bookshelf of oblivion and makes them available online and as ebooks
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This is so cool and I have at least a couple thousand I could donate to the cause.

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Warner Bros Wins Last Piece Of ‘Superman’ Copyright Case

Warner Bros Wins Last Piece Of ‘Superman’ Copyright Case | Comics | Scoop.it
Looks like Warner Bros is finally free of the last copyright Kryptonite plaguing its ownership of Superman. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals today handed t
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Along the lines of the greatest #comicbook storylines...I have a feeling this isn't the last word on this subject. #superman

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