This research was conducted in order to prove whether the use of comic strip was effective or not to improve the eighth graders of SMP Negeri 9 Palu in writing narrative text. The researcher used a pre-experimental research design. The population of this research was the eighth grade students and the researcher took Class VIII C to be the sample by using purposive sampling technique. The data of the research were collected by using test. The test included pre-test and post test. Based on the result of the pre-test and post-test, the researcher found that the t-counted was 7.41 by applying 0.05 level of significance with 27 degree of freedom (df= 28-1=27), the researcher found that the t-table value was 1.703. It shows that the t-counted value is higher than the t-table. In short, the use of comic strip is effective to improve the students' skill in writing narrative text.