Check out Aleah’s (Age 13) comic about some super hero cats and a mouse! After you enjoy her comic, read her interview at the end to learn where she came up with some of her ideas!
Aleah: I like to draw, read, and do other art things.
B!: Do you like to play any sports?
Aleah: I do gymnastics and am on a performance team at a gymnastics club.
B!: Do you play any musical instruments? If so, which ones?
A: I play the flute and I sing. I enjoy music because it’s fun and it makes me happy!
B!: Where did you come up with the idea for your comic?
A: The idea came from a show I once watched called Lab Rats and I thought it would be fun to do a version of it, but with cat characters.
B!: Have you ever drawn a comic before?
A: No. Some of the characters I made up have backstories, but no full comics.
B!: What did you enjoy about putting this comic together? What did you find challenging?
A: I liked creating the character’s personalities and making up how they looked. I found it was hard to outline and color everything.
B!: Why do you think creating comics is a great activity for youth?
A: I think comics are really fun and it feels good when you are finished making it.