Regular readers of this website will be aware that I am a huge fan of comics and graphic novels to develop literacy and to encourage people to read. Regular readers will also be aware that I really like Classical Comics – I’ve mentioned Macbeth, Henry V and the Tempest before.
The three versions are:
- Original text version: Ideal for purists, students and readers who will appreciate the unaltered text.
- Plain text: The full text made more accessible by the translation into modern English.
- Quick text: The full play in comic book form, translated into modern English and with less dialogue for a faster paced read.
Last week Classical Comics Launched their latest set of books A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare. As always the Artwork (by Kat Nicholson & Jason Cardy) is outstanding and will capture the imagination of any learners.
More information about Classical Comics is available on their website including some great resources to support education.
I’ve pasted a couple of the sample spreads from A Midsummers Nights Dream below – It looks great an I’m looking forward to reading my copy on the train next week.