Check out a few of our favorite comic strips here at Junior Dispatch.
JUNIOR DISPATCH EXCLUSIVES
LEARN TO CARTOON: The Junior Dispatch has created a special 13-part course on the basics of starting your career (or maybe just a hobby) in creating comics. Grab some pencils, paper and your imagination and click here for lessons, illustrations and videos to get you going.
CREATE A COMIC COVER: Click this link to activate a PDF of the JD’s blank comic book cover. Print it out in “double sided” format, staple a few blank pages inside and start making your own comic.
ROCK AND ROLLO: Read this comic about two kids living in New York City. One is rich, one is poor. Both are funny! Part 1
KNIGHTS: Read the origins of King Arthur’s knights. First up we have Percival.
THE BRAIN: This comic stars Benjamin Bang, the smartest kid in the world. The first episode we featured is called “Double Trouble”.
FAIRY TALES: Comics that adapted fairy tales were common in the 20th Century. Our first entry in this category is here.
WANT MORE COMICS?
Try these cool sites:
- Zorphbert and Fred — The story of two aliens who have disguised themselves as dogs.
- Benny and Boone — Light-hearted comics about two grizzly bears.
- Barnacle Press — A collection of old newspaper strips
- The Big Blog of Kids Comics — Offers scans of classic comics
- The Bug Zapper – A superhero story
- Diversions of the Groovy Kind — 1970s comics scanned for your reading
- Fluffy & Mervin — An online comic
- Golden Age Comic Book Stories — Comics from the 1940s and 1950s
- Joyville — Lots of kid-friendly comics (though the page is no longer updated, you’ll find lots to look at)
- Pappy’s Blogzine – A collection of older, and sometimes scary, comics