Anatomy of Comic stories

Movies have genres to allow viewers to pick what they would like to watch. Rom-com, sci-fi, horror, comedy, family, etc.

They all have specific “antatomy” they use to keep viewers engaged on what is happening on the screen.

Comics, too, should have a storyline that keeps readers engaged, and this is why I have put this link on the “Antatomy of Film” into this post, taken from the blog of (please visit, they have lots of great info!)


It is a bit tongue-in-cheek, but the principles remain the same – engage the audience, and build your audience.

Do you have any other tips or advice for creating a storyline that will engage your audience? Please comment below and share with others.

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