These will include photographs that have been edited on Photoshop
through the comic book method. These will cover the majority of the
blue box but for a little text box at the bottom of each for a
description of what is happening. The other words that will be found
on the boxes will be dialogue from the script between the characters.
These will be found in speech balloons and in many if not all of the
boxes. There will be at least 4 pages of the boxes as that is the
minimum requirement for graphic narratives. From this it is clear 12
Photographs are needed to tell the story of jack and the beanstalk.
Insert image of Jack and his Mother
Once upon a time there lived a poor widow who had a son named jack and a dognamed trigger. The family was very poor and the only income they had was from
the dog entering competitions and winning, however one day trigger fell and hurt
his ankle and therefore could not run again. After weeks of jack trying to find a
job, jack and his mother agreed to sell trigger on the market.
Insert image of Jack talking to old man
In the market and an old looking man
with a basket comes over to Jack
Insert image of Jack with beans in hand
Jack swaps Trigger the dog for the
beans with the old man
Insert image of mother
throwing beans away
Insert image of Jack
at home with
Mother showing the
‘Magic Beans’ to her
Back at home and Jack is
smiling as he feels he has
is not happy
to his room
Insert image of window
The next morning Jack wakes up and looks out
of his window only to be shocked.
Picture of Jack talking to woman
Jack climes up the beanstalk all the way to the
top to see an old looking house in the middle
and as he looks over he spots a woman
outside, they make eye contact.
Insert big image of Beanstalk
Insert image of Giant looking out window
Woman looks back at Jack in a
Insert image of Jack going back down Beanstalk
Jack is forced back down the
beanstalk not understanding what
was going on, only to know that
breakfast was not okay at this house.
Insert image of Jack climbing beanstalk
The next morning jack cannot help but to find out who that woman’s
husband was. So he climbed and climbed until he got back to the top,
however this time, the woman was not there. So Jack decided to let himself
in the house as the door was open, Suddenly he hears the same noise as last
time, the Giant starts to move. Jack panics and starts to hide
Fee Fi Fo Fum I
smell he blood of
Insert image of Jack hiding behind Curtain
The giant sits down at the table with
his wife for breakfast and he hears
footsteps getting louder and louder. He
turns behind him to see Jack is seen
running away with a guitar. The giant
jumps up and starts to sprint towards
the beanstalk where jack was climbing
Insert image of Jack running away with Guitar
Insert close up image of Axe
The Mother Grabs the axe and gives
it to Jack, only to start chopping
Insert image of Jack coming back down
Insert image of Giant getting angry (Last slide
Jack starts to come down the Beanstalk
shouting for his mother.
Insert image of Giants afro under the
Insert image of Jack with
Guitar showing his mother.
Jack shows his mother the shiny guitar and they both smile
Insert image of Jack playing Guitar on the street corner.
Jack starts playing guitar and eventually becomes very good so he went back
to the market every day and sat on the corner of the street with only his
guitar and a hat on the floor. Jack made enough money to give to his mother
and buy back the family dog trigger when he saw the man who gave him the
beans. Jack and his mother lived happily ever
These are examples of photographs taken and edited for the graphic novel, this shows
how they can be made to look like something similar to comic books. Pictures this size
will fit onto the blue squares and cover the majority of the boxes but for a few lines of
text explaining the scene.
The next slide is an example of one slide that will be in the narrative, little text and
some speech of the character. But more picture over text.
The Giant started chasing Jack down the Beanstalk as he
wanted his Breakfast as well as the Guitar he stole. He had
a look of Disbelief on is face and started to gain
pace, swinging from branch to branch.