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.
Ancient Egyptian hippo c. 1800 B,C.
Iron Age horse from c,650 B,C.
This Owl of Athena is shown on a Greek silver coin from c. 450 B.C.
Roman Dog 2nd Century AD.
Download the Ancient animals worksheet.
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
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!
This month’s comic challenge come from the brilliant Viviane Schwarz!
Your challenge is to turn these blobs into a series of strange beasts. Then, choose your favourite beast and make a comic about it.
Download the strange-beasts worksheet.
You might know Viviane Schwarz from her picture books – including There are Cats in this Book. She has also written and illustrated the dream-like graphic novel The Sleepwalkers.
Thanks to Viviane for providing this month’s challenge!
Don’t forget to let us know if your comic club has completed any of our challenges – we’d love to see pictures of your work!