Comic Art Terms - Captions

Comic Art Terms – Captions

Comic Art Terms – Captions
Comic book captions are a narrative device, often used to convey information that cannot be communicated by the art or speech. Captions can be used in place of thought bubbles, can be in the first, second or third-person, and can either be assigned to an independent narrator or one of the comics’ characters. Simply put, they are: – “Boxes on a comic book page that contains text… While sometimes used to convey dialogue, they are more often used to impart a character’s thoughts or as a narrative device.

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