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Understanding comics

Author: Scott McCloud
Publisher: New York : HarperPerennial, [1994] ©1993 1994
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First HarperPerennial editionView all editions and formats
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Praised throughout the cartoon industry by such luminaries as Art Spiegelman, Matt Groening, and Will Eisner, this innovative comic book provides a detailed look at the history, meaning, and art of comics and cartooning.
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Genre/Form: Comic books, strips, etc
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Illustrated works
Illustrations
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott McCloud
ISBN: 9780060976255 006097625X 0878162445 9780878162444 0878162437 9780878162437
OCLC Number: 277091402
Notes: "A paperback edition of this book was originally published in 1993 by Kitchen Sink Press"--Title page verso.
Cover title: Understanding comics - The invisible art.
On t.p.: "A Kitchen Sink book."
Description: 215, [1] pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Setting the record straight --
The vocabulary of comics --
Blood in the gutter --
Time frames --
Living in line --
Show and tell --
The six steps --
A word about color --
Putting it all together.
Other Titles: Understanding comics the invisible art
Responsibility: writing and art, Scott McCloud, lettering, Bob Lappan.

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- Neil GaimanPraised throughout the cartoon industry by such luminaries as Art Spiegelman, Matt Groening, and Will Eisner, Scott McCloud's Understanding Comics is a seminal examination of comics art:  Read more...

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"If you read, write, teach or draw comics; if you want to; or if you simply want to watch a master explainer at work, you must read this book." -- Neil Gaiman "McCloud's masterwork is not just an Read more...

 
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