Comics are an extension of the picture books we read as a child. It is a myth that comic waste time. According to research, reading comics makes a person smarter and sharper. Comic enhances creative ability. It improves cognitive skills. The language used in comics is much more intensive than college graduates. Superheroes like Spiderman and Iron man leave an impact on children. Comic books originated in the mid 20th century in Europe and America. ‘The Adventures Of Tintin’ was a rage in the 1930s. The cool spinach-eating sailor won everyone’s hearts. A lot of comic books started mushrooming in the post-world war era. The comics talked about soldiers laying their lives and saving the distressed.
Comics Vs Classic Novels
As we grow, our peers encourage us to read. A person forced to upgrade his reading module. The journey is long from a picture book to a comic to a novel. But how many of you enjoy reading novels. The bulky structure and absence of pictures make it uninteresting. A classic novel reader is an intelligent guy, think many. It is just like a kale juice is good even though it is tasteless. Reading a novel was a status symbol in a time when comic was also making a place in the market.
Classic Shakespeare and other famous authors had made a place for themselves. It is recorded that children tend to read more if they have access to the comic. They choose comic over a book. I think it is better to read than not to read at all. The protagonists of the comics motivate and inspire us. Comics are not just fiction. They often talk about the cultures and political conditions of a place. For example; Russia’s ‘War And Peace’ talks about the freemasonry that happened in the 19th century. Children learn a lot through a comic. “Be A Man”. Said a father to a 17-year-old son who was fond of reading comics. We should stop associating comic with childhood. Adults can enjoy them as much as children.
Facts And Experiences Of Comic Readers
There have been instances where comic reading has changed people’s lives. Dan Hurley narrates how average he was. He was a slow learner and a poor performer. When he was 10, his friend introduced him to ‘Spiderman’. together, they read lots of comics. Dan started performing well in school with a high GPA. He also excelled later on in creative writing. Dan’s experience shows us how comic books had a positive impact on the child who was unable to learn.
There have been studies on various aspects of the comic. One of them was done on the language of the comic. The researchers found that the language used was a level higher than that of college graduates. Children could still understand because they associated the words with pictures. Comic reading enhanced their vocabulary. An average comic reader can spend hours reading. The comics are so engrossing that sometimes one cannot keep it till he finishes it.