Educational Comic Books

Problem Solving! Economics! Space Travel?

Join Flora, Glix, and an intrepid cast of characters as they travel the universe, meet new friends, and work together to learn about economic and financial literacy. The New York Fed’s Educational Comic Book Series brings readers on an out-of-this-world journey to teach about basic economic principles and the Federal Reserve’s role in the financial system.

For classroom or independent learning, the series is created for students of all ages, and stimulates curiosity and raises awareness of careers in economics and finance. In addition, lesson plans created for each comic book meet national and state standards for New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

Comic books are available to students, teachers, community organizations, and households at no charge. Download your copy below, or use the online form to request print copies by mail.

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Download comic books, lesson plans, and other materials in the table below.
Comics in the Classroom: A Look at the New York Fed's Educational Comic Book Series

    Resource   Lesson Plans Order Printed Copies
How Do We Get the Things We Want
How Do We Get The Things We Want?

Visit the comic book universe to understand and answer the three basic economic questions: What to produce, how to produce it, and for whom to produce?

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N/A
Once Upon a Dime
What Is an Economy?

Discover circular flow across the Planet Novus economy and learn about supply and demand, wants and needs, and the flow of goods and services.

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N/A
A Story of Interest
A Story of Interest (and Supervision!)

Explore the concepts of interest, savings, budgeting, and the Fed’s supervisory responsibilities in promoting the safety and soundness of the financial system.


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Middle School
High School
Once Upon a Dime
The Story of Monetary Policy

Understand the importance of monetary policy and the Federal Reserve’s key responsibilities through a tour of planets that need guidance in stabilizing prices, increasing employment, and developing a healthy economy.

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Middle School
High School
Once Upon a Dime
The Story of the Federal Reserve System

Read about the Federal Reserve’s structure and key responsibilities as the citizens on Planet Novus work to develop their own central bank.


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Middle School
High School
A Story of Interest
Once Upon a Dime

Learn the story of the growing economy on Planet Novus and focus on the concepts of barter, currency, and banking.

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Middle School
High School
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