So You Want to Be a Superhero? How Making Comics in an Afterschool Setting Can Develop Young People’s Creativity, Literacy, and Identity

March 1st, 2005 | RESEARCH

A unique afterschool class in making comic strips and comic books, taught by a professional comic artist, encourages both literacy development and identity development in adolescent participants.


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Team Members

Sarita Khurana, Author, Educational Alliance


Publication: Afterschool Matters
Volume: 4
Page(s): 1

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Audience: Middle School Children (11-13) | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Art | music | theater | Education and learning science | Literacy
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Comics | Books | Newspapers | Media and Technology | Public Programs