Comic Master is a free tool designed for students to use to create comics in the "graphic novel style" that is popular with a lot of kids in the ten to fourteen years old age range. Comic Master provides a drag and drop interface for students to build their comics on. Students using Comic Master can select from a variety of layouts, backgrounds, characters, effects, and fonts. Students can create free accounts on Comic Master to save their works and edit them whenever they like. Comic Master gives students the option to create and print multiple page stories.
Applications for Education
Comic Master could be a good tool for getting reluctant writers writing. The organization that sponsors Comic Master offers teachers a set of lesson plans built upon the use of Comic Master in the classroom. The lesson plans are designed for students between eleven and fourteen years of age.