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Waves Comic Book

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COMIC BOOK PLAN TEMPLATE

STORYBOARD TEMPLATEAuthor: Lauren SinclairTitle: Lady EMTopic: Physical Science- Electromagnetic Spectrum (Infrared Waves)Audience: 8th grade students

Goals/Objectives:The purpose of the story is to engage the students in learning about specific sections of the Electromagnetic Spectrum. The story will introduce the Electromagnetic Spectrum by identifying some real world examples with some nonscientific examples. By the end of the unit the students should be able to reread the comic book and determine which scientific facts are true.

Script (Use Comic Book Scripting Techniques Document to Help):

Page 1-Title Page

[The title page is to be simple only introducing Lady EM as the Electromagnetic Spectrum detective. The letters spelling our LADY EM should be bubbled and each letter should have a different color. An orange/red background. The wording rest of the wording should be blue.]

Page 2 Panel 1[There should be a narration block located at the top center of the panel. All characters are only shown from waist up. Katie, a pale Caucasian female, dressed in a red shirt with long black hair, is surrounded by crew wearing their head sets. Katie is the only character that does not wear a headset. Linda, a Caucasian female, has short blonde hair and is wearing pink shirt. Samantha, a Caucasian female, has long red hair and is wearing a gray/silver shirt. Jessi, a Caucasian female, has short, dark brown hair and is wearing an orange shirt. Corey, an African American, has short, light brown hair and is wearing an orange shirt. Wendy, an African American, has long dark hair and wearing a yellow shirt. Bryan, a Caucasian male, has short light, brown hair and is wearing a green shirt. The background should be light blue. Everyone is claim and happy.]

Narration block: [In upper center of page] Katie Jones runs a telemarketing business in Smalltown, Ohio. She has 6 employees, Linda, Samantha, Jessi, Corey, Wendy, and Bryan. The crew, as Katie calls them, has just been named the #1 telemarking service in their region. The crew has known each other for years and work great together. Katie is pleased with her employees because they are always willing to lend a helping hand. Katie: Good morning, guys. I hope everyone charged their head gear last night. Its going to be a busy day! We have a new set of goals to meet in order to keep our #1 spot in the region. We have to sell a minimum of 200 items today. Does everyone know what you have to do? Sell, sell, sell.

Page2 Panel 2[Wendy and Corey, dressed in the same clothes as pane 1, are making phone calls at their desk. They are calm and happy to be speaking with customers. The background should be green because they are working and making money.] Wendy: Good morning, Mrs. Smith. How are you?

Corey: Hi, Mr. Bush. I hope I havent caught you at a bad time.

Page 2 Panel 3 [Samantha, Linda, Bryan, and Jessi, dressed in the same attire as in pane 1, are making phone calls at their desk. They are excited to be speaking to customers. The background should still be green because they are working and making money.]

Samantha: Hello, Mr. James. This is Samantha

Linda: Good morning, Mr. Taylor. How are you this morning?

Bryan: Good morning, Can I speak with Mrs. Johnson?

Jessi: Hi, Mrs. Walker. I hope you are having a great morning.

Page 2 Panel 4[Samantha, Wendy, Linda, Bryan, Jessi, and Corey are all in the break room during lunch. Some characters are sitting around a table while the others are near the counter with the microwave. Characters are still in same attire as panel 1. All characters are happy expect Samantha. Samantha is frustrated with by wearing the headset. The background should be blue to represent a calm mood.] Linda: We are on a roll. Ive already sold 23 items today.

Bryan: Good for you! Ive sold 21.

Wendy: Ive sold 26 so far and only one person hung up on me.

Samantha: I cant meet my goal because of this stupid headset. Its too tight on my head and leaves an indention in my hair.

Page 2 Panel 5[The clock on the wall chimes for the crew to go back to work. Corey, standing near the clock has a sarcastic tone. The background should still be blue to represent a calm mood.]

Corey: Lets get back to it people. We have a goal to meet.

Page 3 Panel 6[Bryan, dressed in same attire, should have a stressed out look. The background should be red representing a frustrated mood. There should be a narrator block in the top left corner of the panel.]

Narrator block: [In left corner of pane] Back at his desk, Bryan is the first to make a call.

Bryan: I cant make a call. My headset isnt working! Someone switch with me!

Page 3 Panel 7[Wendy, Samantha, Corey, Jessi, Linda, all dressed in original attire, should have an aggravated look on their face. The background should still be red representing the mood.]

Wendy: Omg! I cant make calls either!

Samantha: Ugh!

Corey: Samantha, what have you done to the infrared headsets?

Jessi: I cant turn this one on.

Linda: HELP!

Page 3 Panel 8[Katie, dressed in original attire, should be look flustered and rushing to her cellphone. The cellphone, mostly black, should have a speech bubble for the person on the phone. Katie should also have a speech bubble. The background should still be red.]

Narrator Block: [In top center of the panel] Katie overhears the crew yelling. She rushes to her cellphone to call for help.

Katie: Lady EM, help! Our infrared headsets have suddenly stopped working. We have customers to call. Please hurry!

Lady EM (speech bubble): No fear, my dear.

Page 3 Panel 9 [Lady EM, dressed in a black turtle neck with brown hair and sunglasses, is a mysterious woman. Katie and the crew, dressed in original attire, are excited to see Lady EM. The background changes back to blue because a calming piece has come over the crew.]

Narrator Block: [In the upper left corner of pane 9] Lady EM is a mysterious woman who has special glasses that allow her to see waves of from the electromagnetic spectrum.

Katie: Thank goodness youre here! The router is in my office, but everyone works in here.

Lady EM: Let me be. I will take care of the problem.

Page 3 Panel 10[Lady EM, dressed in the same attire, should be secretive and still. She should be looking at a black router with a handheld mirror facing it. Red infrared waves should be leaving the router, hitting the mirror and reflecting back to the router. The background is yellow due to Lady EMs excitement for Electromagnetic Waves.]

Lady EM: Ah ha!

Page 3 Panel 11[Lady EMs foot in a red high heel, hits the handheld mirror that is reflecting the red infrared waves and the waves begin to pass. There should be an exploding bubble with the word Crack inside. This is to represent the sound of the mirror breaking. The background is still yellow.]

Onomatopoeia Box: Crack!

Page 3 Panel 12[Katie and the crew, dressed in original clothing, look relieved with smiles on their faces. Lady EM, dressed in the same attire, should still have the mysterious look. The background should be blue.]

Narrator Block: [Center of page] The headsets begin vibrating and signaling they have been turned back on.

The crew: Its working!

Page 3 Panel 13[Katie and the crew, dressed in original clothing, signals goodbye. Lady EM is not in the picture. The background is completely blue. All are happy.]

Katie: Goodbye, Lady EM! Thank you for saving the day!

Page 3 Panel 14[This panel is for credits. This is a simple rectangular box.]

Script: All images were created by the author or found in the Public Domain.

Storyboard:

Title Page

SCENE DESCRIPTION:The title page is to be simple only introducing Lady EM as the Electromagnetic Spectrum detective.

SCRIPT:

BASIC SHAPES/ELEMENTS:Word Art will be used.

MEDIA SELECTION RATIONALE:The only media on the title page is the character, Lady EM. The entire comic is meant to be simple.

COPYRIGHT:All images found on the public domain.

PERSPECTIVE:Panorama View

Panel # 1

SCENE DESCRIPTION:All characters are pictured for a morning meeting. The background is completely light blue. Katie is updating the crew of the new goal to be met. Everyone is claim and happy.

SCRIPT: Katie speaking to the crew.

BASIC SHAPES/ELEMENTS:One round word bubble for dialogue.Narration block located top center of panel.

MEDIA SELECTION RATIONALE:The only media in the panel is the characters. The entire comic is meant to be simple.

COPYRIGHT:All images found on the public domain.

PERSPECTIVE:Panorama View

Panel # 2

SCENE DESCRIPTION:Wendy and Corey begin making phone calls to costumers. The background is green because they are working and making money.

SCRIPT: Wendy and Corey speak to customers.

BASIC SHAPES/ELEMENTS:Two round word bubbles for dialogue.

MEDIA SELECTION RATIONALE:The only media in the panel is the characters. The entire comic is meant to be simple.

COPYRIGHT:All images found on the public domain.

PERSPECTIVE:Panorama View

Panel # 3

SCENE DESCRIPTION:Samantha, Linda, Bryan, and Jessi are making phone calls to costumers. The background is green to represent everyone working and making money.

SCRIPT: Samantha, Linda, Bryan, and Jessi speak to customers.

BASIC SHAPES/ELEMENTS:Four round word bubbles for dialogue.

MEDIA SELECTION RATIONALE:The only media in the panel is the characters. T