Kio Kio Room 7 have been learning to communicate through Comics. We have been trying some online ones. Here are our results and what we thought of the sites.


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Super Hero Squad / Marvel - Make Your Own Comics
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Positives .....................................................................

Lots of characters
Lots of background pictures
Choose your own strip style
Rotate backgrounds, pictures, etc
Good graphics
Changes, text colour and font
Be creative
Speech Bubbles
Sound effects
Choose a book or script
Negatives........................................................

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Standing pictures - motions, expressions
Not many girl characters
More element boxes to see comics
Kiddish
Not many sound effects
Complicated to change between elements
Backgrounds
Moving speech bubbles
Garfield Fun Comics


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Positives
Characters
Size Adjustment
Easy to use
Character expressions
Quick loading
Fun
Pictures
Pictures stay in frame
Flip objects
Examples of other comics
Negatives
Props
Not many expressions
Only 2 speech bubbles
Not much variety of backgrounds
Only 1 or 2 panels
Can't change size of writing
No rotate
No print
Save or move
Make Belief Comics


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Positives
Lots of characters
Lots of props
Characters have lots of expressions
More choice of panels
Comic strip loads quickly
Negatives
Characters are only black and white
When characters change expressions so do their clothes
Boring backgrounds
Some characters do not have legs
There are only 8 speech bubbles
A limit of 2 speech bubbles per page