The Comic Book Project

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Interview with Michel Bitz, founder of the Comic book Project at Columbia University. Children learn about the history of comics and how to create their own comic book hero. Links to Fun Websites and a Learning Corner of questions and Extended Activities.

Questions & Extended Learning Activities

Learning Activities for The Comic Book Project

Each Learning Corner is designed by an educator to be easily integrated into individual curriculums, as well as State, and National Standards.

Click here for The Learning Corner Page

Other Fun Websites

  • The Comic Book Project Want to participate in the Comic Book Project? Click on the image to your left to find out how you can get involved.
  • Kid Cartoonists

    Kid Cartoonists is a weblog created by cartoonist Bob Weber, Jr. for kids to submit and display their artwork online. Mr. Weber creates the daily and Sunday comic strip Slylock Fox and Comics for Kids. Click on the images to your left for his website and learn to draw your own cartoon characters.

  • Make Your Own Comics

    Ready to draw? Here are Free Comic Book Pages for you to use.

  • Free Comic Book Day

    Free Comic Book Day is scheduled on the first Saturday of May. Participating comic book stores give away specially printed copies of free comic books. Check out the comic book store in your town. Every summer, comic book fans gather in San Diego for Comic-Con International, a four-day comic book show. Click on the image to your left to learn about this international event.

  • Create comics online with!x. This online comic generator from author Bill Zimmerman gives you story starters so you can begin your own cartoon story.

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