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Dr. Bruce Kessler, Author
Art by: Tressa Tullis

Operation Comics

Operation Comics is a unique format for presenting grade appropriate mathematics to students in grades 4 through 6. Students at Cumberland Trace Elementary in Bowling Green, Kentucky were involved in the pilot project and have been using Operation Comics since January 2009.

The stories involve the adventures of Wonderguy, a strongman superhero doing good deeds with the assistance of two elementary-school students, Claire and Dillon, who use mathematics to help him out of sticky situations.

There are currently seven comic books in the series, with the possibility of more issues in the future. Any new developments will be posted at this web site.

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