Do you know how many comic books are sold every month throughout the world? Between ten to twelve million comics magazines are sold every month. However, a million dollars are spent by comic’s fans. Comics are the most interesting and effective way of storytelling and it has started its journey since people painted narratives of animals and hunting on the walls of their cave. The purpose of this paper is to show how comics can worth literature and its reflection on education and our society. For the paper’s flexibility I am taking the Avengers movie, different articles about comics and literature which will clearly show comics and its effect on literature. From the Avengers comics we can understand how comics can influence us. There arises much controversy that comics are a waste of time and it cannot be a part of literature. In my paper I will show that comics can be part of literature in three ways like it is the most interesting and effective way of storytelling, it can be educative and it has social influences.
While starting we have to know what Comics are. Comics are ‘pictorial narrative’ or ‘visual narrative’. It is a sequence of separate images and tells several stories which are moral. It is actually an art of picture that speaks without any sound. By seeing comic images we can understand what it is actually say. The narrative can be understood without getting the picture. Prehistoric people painted scenes on the walls of their caves and the thought of comics came from this. The history of comics is profoundly linked to the history of art.
We can find many comic books around us such as Avengers, Manga, Tin Tin, Mina, Pokémon etc. Among them Avengers is one of the most prominent comic series in the whole world since the seventeenth century.
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