Updated on 16 October, 2021
Reading comics is very easy but if you are a newbie, you probably find it difficult to read comic books because of the numerous comic book covers. For new comers, this can be very troublesome and at times, they get stuck on where to begin. This is not surprising especially if you have not read comic for a long time. But this does not mean that you cannot follow the basic guides in reading comics. There are still some of these techniques that can help you to get started with your favorite comic even if you have never read before.
First off, there are a lot of different genres of comic that you can choose from. Some of the most common genres are action, comedy, detective, fantasy, horror, romance, and the more experimental ones are science fiction, horror, and the absurdist stuff. These genres are usually what you will find on the covers of the comics. If you want to learn how to read comic, then you need to first decide on which genre you want to focus on reading.
Next, choose a comic that you think will suit your interest. As mentioned, there are thousands of comic stores online that sell hundreds of different comic books. This makes your task of choosing a comic easier.
Once you have picked out the comic that you want to read, check if the store has in stock what you want. You may also visit a nearby comic shop that sells the comic that you are interested in. Another option is to borrow it from a friend. Or you can buy it from the store.
Now that you have the comic, read it through. Pay attention to the plot, characters, and other details of the comic. Try to go through it with a detached manner. Simply glance on things without really thinking about it or you may take too much time in reading.
Don't be too objective about what you are reading. It may be very hard for you to admit it but when you read, you tend to reflect on things and this may be bad. What you should do is look at the comic as a story, a factual information about the world. This way, you will not be straining your eyes.
Lastly, try to find the common points between the comics you are reading. There may be some points that are similar between the different comic you are looking at. This is because most of them are produced for the same target audience. If you are not aware of these common points, you will just be wasting your time.
Reading comic books is always fun. However, doing the actual Comic Book is another thing altogether. You have to make sure that you have the right kind of equipment before you start reading it. Getting the perfect comic book holder will help you read your comic book more easily. You should also have the proper amount of space in your room so that the entire process of reading your comic book will be more fun and relaxing for you.
Another important thing that you need to consider before reading a comic book is the plot. It is true that a lot of people love to read comic books about dark and serious topics. The plot of the comic book is actually the biggest part of the story. Most of the readers will choose to start with the storyline first. By starting with the storyline, they will not lose interest easily.
While reading a comic book, you also need to pay attention to the quality of the images that you are seeing on the panels. Sometimes, you may find it hard to follow the image you are seeing on the panel. For instance, if you see a comic panel with a plane flying over, you will probably have difficulties understanding what the plane is actually doing on panel. To make sure that you will not have a difficult time reading the comic, make sure that you will be focusing on every single detail you see.
Reading a comic book is different than reading a novel. While you can just sit and relax on a couch or bed, with a comic book, you need to do something. You need to move your body to read properly. It is best if you will do yoga or other physical exercise to keep your body fit while reading. To make it more fun, you can buy body paint and use it as part of the image you are viewing on the comic panel. This will definitely make the panel more colorful.
Although there are a lot of benefits to reading a comic book, there are also some downsides. As much as possible, try not to be stressed out by it. Stress can actually cause a number of health problems.