Comic Worksheets

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We’ve been updating the list of downloadable worksheets on our Resources pages.

We now have 28 sets of worksheets for you to download!

The latest set of worksheets has been sent to us by Matt Hickey, who runs a Comic Club at Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore City.

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Here are a selection of the activities and resources he’s created for his Comics Club:

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comic club thumbprint adventure bw and comic club thumbprint adventure blank (fold into mini-comics)

draw your pet in space and creepy comic

comic club nametags and comic club nametag secret origin

Many thanks to Matt for getting in touch!

Online Resources

We’ve noticed new comic-making resources and activities appearing online in recent days, so we’re starting to keep a list of online resources here.

Make sure you don’t miss out on The Phoenix Comic’s #phoenixQclub or the great activities provided by Dundee Comic Creative Space’s  Digital Comic Club.

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Head over to our Online Resources section to find out more. And don’t forget, you can download comic templates here and find all our Comics Challenges here.

June Comics Challenge

This month’s challenge involves taking inspiration from the past.

Take a look at these animals and see if you can turn them into cartoon characters and make comics about them.

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Ancient Egyptian hippo c. 1800 B,C.

 

Horse-Shaped Brooch, Bronze, Celtic

Iron Age horse from c,650 B,C.

 

This Owl of Athena is shown on a Greek silver coin from c. 450 B.C.

 

Brooch in the Form of a Dog, Champlevé enamel, bronze, Roman

Roman Dog 2nd Century AD.

 

Download the Ancient animals worksheet.

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March Comics Challenge

This month’s comic challenge comes from the amazing Jess Bradley!

Do get in touch if your group has taken up the challenge, and share some of your comics with us!

You can download the worksheet as a PDF here: Jess Bradley worksheet

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You might know Jess Bradley from her Squid Bits comic in The Phoenix.

She has published loads of brilliant, funny comics and also works as an illustrator and a writer.

Thanks to Jess for providing this month’s challenge!

January Comics Challenge

January’s Comics Challenge comes from cartoonist, illustrator and archaeologist John Swogger.

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You can download the worksheet or find PDFs of the instructions and the worksheet here.

Thanks to John for providing this month’s challenge!

You can read and download some of John’s archaeology comics for free on the Cadw website.

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December Comics Challenge: Start in the Middle!

This month’s brilliant comic challenges come from Lydia Wysocki of Applied Comics Etc.

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If you want, you can download a 3×4 grid and a 2×5 grid for drawing your comics, or you can download the worksheets here.

Thanks again to Lydia for providing this month’s challenge!

You can read the excellent Newcastle Science Comics  – Asteroid Belter and Spineless (both edited by Lydia) by going here and clicking on the images at the right of the page: http://newcastlesciencecomic.blogspot.co.uk/