Paul Thompson

Success of free “Asteroid Belter” comic springboards “Applied Comics Etc” project

  Last year, the British Science Festival in Newcastle backed the creation of 10,000 copies of the wonderful, free Newcastle Science Comic Asteroid Belter, bringing science to life in a terrific comic newspaper, edited by editors Paul Thompson and Lydia Wysocki, whose over seventy… Read More ›

Reading for pleasure helps kids in the classroom, says study (we know, say scientists)

Children who read for pleasure are likely to do significantly better at school than their peers, according to new research from the London-based Institute of Education. All the more reason to give them a comic, then – an ethos adopted… Read More ›

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