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Create Comic Book Slides in PowerPoint with Pixton

Educational presentations can be made all the more interesting by using visuals such as illustrations, and clipart. But what if you can create a comic book like storyboard in PowerPoint? The free Pixton Comic Characters app for PowerPoint can help you create comic book slides in PowerPoint.

The Pixton Comic Characters PowerPoint Add-in has been developed by Pixton, which is a web app for creating storyboards, comics and novels. This add-in provides a range of comic book style characters with selectable poses to design your slides like a comic book to illustrate slides in the form of stories. You can use this app for a variety of purposes, such as for making illustrations and storyboards to support your presentation topic. This add-in is compatible with PowerPoint 2013 SP1 and later editions including PowerPoint 2016 and PowerPoint 2019.

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Getting Started with Pixton Comic Characters

You can search for this PowerPoint add-in via Insert -> Get Add-ins in PowerPoint. Once the add-in shows up in PowerPoint, click Add.

add pixton comic characters to powerpoint

Like other Office Store add-ins, you will require accepting the terms and privacy policy to proceed further.


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Adding Characters in PowerPoint Slides

Once the add-in is installed in PowerPoint, you can begin adding characters. The app also provides a brief tutorial when launched to guide you through the process of adding characters.

add character

In the first step, pick a character, then a costume to suit your presentation needs.

add costume

In the next step, pick a pose to use for the character. Like costumes, you will get a variety of poses to choose from.

select pose

Building a Narrative using Characters

You can optionally add a speech bubble and add text to it to give the character a few lines and to build a narrative.

add speech bubble and text

Using different poses and costumes you can design slides in a manner where different characters appear to be interacting with each other. You can also use PowerPoint’s Design Ideas feature to pick a background to go with your characters.

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Pixton Comic Characters is a great free add-in to make interesting PowerPoint slides with comic book like characters that are customizable and easy to use. You can also use this add-in for making illustrations and storyboards for educational purposes.


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