The inspiration for our comic was my daughter’s pet. #3: Write the Story Think about the overall story you want to tell with your comic series. The Smithsonian Collection of Newspaper Comics. (1977) Smithsonian Institution Press/Harry N. Abrams Castelli, Alfredo. Please connect and try again.» even if you’re connected to the Internet. The finished comic is ready to be seen by family and friends. Going before the Congressional subcommittee, he proceeded to charm the members with his drawings and the force of his personality.