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Alan Moore's writing for comics. Volume one

Author: Alan Moore; Jacen Burrows; Juan Jose Ryp
Publisher: Urbana, Il : Avatar Press, [2003] © 2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alan Moore, the creator of Watchman, Miracleman, and more shares his thoughts on the craft of writing comics! The main essay was originally written in 1985 for an obscure British fanzine, just as Moore was reshaping the landscape of modern comics. Now Avatar brings it back in print, collected for the first time as one graphic novel, and heavily illustrated by Jacen Burrows. Alan Moore also provides a brand new essay  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Moore; Jacen Burrows; Juan Jose Ryp
ISBN: 1592910122 9781592910120
OCLC Number: 55747722
Notes: Cover art by Juan Jose Ryp
Description: 47 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The basic idea : thinking about comics --
Reaching the reader : structure, pacing story telling --
World building : place and personality --
The details : plot and script --
Afterwords.
Other Titles: Writing for comics
Responsibility: written by Alan Moore illustrated by Jacen Burrows ; cover, Juan Jose Ryp ; tones & cover colors, Nimbus.

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Alan Moore, the creator of Watchman, Miracleman, and more shares his thoughts on the craft of writing comics! The main essay was originally written in 1985 for an obscure British fanzine, just as Moore was reshaping the landscape of modern comics. Now Avatar brings it back in print, collected for the first time as one graphic novel, and heavily illustrated by Jacen Burrows. Alan Moore also provides a brand new essay on how his thoughts on writing have change in the two decades since he first wrote it. For fans of Moore's work, new writers, or anyone interested in comics, this book is an indispensable and fascinating peak into the thoughts of one of the masters of comic book writing.

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