It’s obvious that reading is one of the most important skills for a language learner. To get better in English, we should give enough importance to reading. However, reading newspapers can be difficult, simplified story books sometimes can be boring. If you feel so, I suggest you have a look at these comic books and graphic novels. Learning new vocabulary and daily usages can be easier. By the help of new technology, it’s possible to read interactive graphic novels which are supported with sound and action.
Heroes are online web comics which supplement the NBC’s television drama of the same name. It’s possible to download or read online.
Never Mind the Bullets offers the traditional comic strip experience enriched by the effects of parallax. By a simple movement of the mouse the strip becomes animated and the story comes to life. The story unfolds at LongHorn Gush, a quiet town troubled by a band of outlaws that call themselves «The Red Bandanas».
Operation Ajax is a new way of graphic novel. Combining subtle animation with a full film score, the story unfolds in a groundbreaking cinematic reading experience. It’s free and available for iPad and iPhone users for now.
James Jenson, A British soldier whose family is brutally murdered by a corrupt superior officer, seeks refuge with the Indian mystics known as Sadhus. Years later, now trained in their supernatural arts, Jenson must decide whether to use his newfound powers for enlightenment as they are intended, or for revenge against the people who murdered his family.
The Sadhu is a mystic journey of a British soldier in India. It’s possible to download the first episode via itunes or you can read all the episodes on Scribd. (for a limited time)
Vera Blanc is a series of detective / mystery games. In each episode, you investigate supernatural events, paranormal activity and occultism. The game reads like a comic book, but players will be able to change the story by controlling Vera’s decisions at crucial plot points. In a profession this dangerous, one false step can lead to a premature end!
First two episodes are free and available for all platforms. It’s worth to pay!