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Abel, Jessica

Overview
Works: 53 works in 141 publications in 6 languages and 6,467 library holdings
Genres: Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Comics (Graphic works)  Nonfiction comics  Fiction  Young adult works  Nonfiction films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Documentary films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN6727.A25, 741.5973
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Drawing words & writing pictures : making comics : manga, graphic novels, and beyond by Jessica Abel( Book )
10 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,386 libraries worldwide
A course on comic creation--for college classes or for independent study--that centers on storytelling and concludes with making a finished comic. With chapters on lettering, story structure, and panel layout, the fifteen lessons offered--each complete with homework, extra-credit activities and supplementary reading suggestions--provide a solid introduction for people interested in making their own comics. Additional resources, lessons, and after-class help are available on the accompanying website, http://www.dw-wp.com. --From publisher description
Life sucks by Jessica Abel( Book )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,103 libraries worldwide
Vampire wage-slave Dave works for an old-world vampire as a night manager, has an unrequited crush on a goth girl and wants to be a vegetarian. Life for him seems pretty bleak until he realizes maybe he's not as powerless as he thinks
La perdida by Jessica Abel( Book )
19 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 925 libraries worldwide
Carla Olivares, a young Mexican-American woman, goes to Mexico to "find herself," and moves in with an old fling. When his circle of Anglo expat friends fail to provide her with the authentic experience she seeks, Carla becomes involved with el Gordo, a drug don who takes her down a dangerous path. Presented in graphic novel form
Mastering comics : drawing words and writing pictures continued : a definitive course in comics narrative by Jessica Abel( Book )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 537 libraries worldwide
"Covering advanced topics such as story composition, coloring, and file formatting, Mastering Comics is a vital companion to the introductory content of the first volume"--Amazon.com
Out on the wire : the storytelling secrets of the new masters of radio by Jessica Abel( Book )
6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 537 libraries worldwide
"This graphic novel takes readers behind the scenes of their favorite radio shows and podcasts to show the storytelling techniques and ideas that produce these beloved programs"--
The best American comics 2010 ( Book )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
Collects original comic strips from American authors and illustrators published in 2010 in graphic novels, newspapers, magazines, and on the Internet
The best American comics 2011 ( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
Collects original comic strips from American authors and illustrators published in 2011 in graphic novels
The best American comics 2013 by Jeff Smith( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Collects original comic strips from American authors and illustrators published in 2012 in comic and graphic novel format
The best American comics 2012 ( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Collects original comic strips from American authors and illustrators in graphic novels
Mirror, window : an Artbabe collection by Jessica Abel( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
A collection of short, graphic novel stories about the adventures of women, by American comic book writer and artist, Jessica Abel
Radio : an illustrated guide, 04/99 by Jessica Abel( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
The production of a segment of This American Life is the vehicle for an overview of many aspects of radio programming and production
Mirror, window : [an Artbabe collection by Jessica Abel( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Graphic novel. First book collection by one of the most exciting cartoonists to emerge in the late 1990's. The stories are peppered with hipsters, tattoos, piercings, trendy haircuts and cutting edge fashion, but Abel's ear for dialogue and characterization have made artbabe a hit amongst people of all generations, especially women
Bizarro comics ( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Bizarro, an imperfect duplicate of Superman who does everything backwards, tries drawing comics, concocting thirty stories including one in which Wonder Woman participates in a poetry slam, and in baby Superman torments his baby-sitter
The best American comics ( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Artbabe ( serial )
in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Drawing words, writing pictures : making comics from manga to graphic novels by Jessica Abel( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Radio : an illustrated guide by Jessica Abel( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The production of a segment of This American Life is the vehicle for an overview of many aspects of radio programming and production
Hooked on comix ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
"The new Hooked on Comix offers a rare glimpse at six cutting-edge cartoonists talking about their lives, their work, and the alternative comics scene." -- back cover
Banda sonora historias cortas 1989-1996 by Jessica Abel( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
La perdida [Graphic Novel] Jessica Abel by Jessica Abel( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Abel, J. 1969-
Jessica Abel Amerikaans striptekenares
Jessica Abel auteur de bandes dessinées
Jessica Abel Comic book writer, artist
ജേസിക്ക ആബേൽ
ジェシカ・アベル
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