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Understanding comics : [the invisible art]

Author: Scott McCloud
Publisher: New York : HarperPerennial, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st HarperPerennial edView all editions and formats
This comic book provides a detailed look at the history, meaning, and art of comics and cartooning.

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Genre/Form: Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels
Popular Work
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Illustrated works
Young adult non-fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McCloud, Scott, 1960-
Understanding comics.
New York : HarperPerennial, 1994
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Scott McCloud
ISBN: 006097625X 9780060976255 9781435242845 143524284X 9780613027823 0613027825 0878162445 9780878162444 0878162437 9780878162437
OCLC Number: 30351626
Notes: Subtitle from cover.
"A Kitchen Sink book."
"A paperback edition of this book was originally published in 1993 by Kitchen Sink Press"--Title page verso.
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.
Responsibility: [writing and art, Scott McCloud].


A look at the history, meaning, and art of comics and cartooning. Using comics to examine the medium itself, the author takes the form of a cartoon character and explains the structure, meaning, and  Read more...

Table of Contents:

by garyperlman (WorldCat user on 2006-06-26)

Introduction 1. Setting the Record Straight 2. The Vocabulary of Comics 3. Blood in the Gutter 4. Time Frames 5. Living in Line 6. Show and Tell 7. The Six Steps 8. A Word About Color 9. Putting it All Together


by garyperlman (WorldCat user on 2006-06-26)

http://www.scottmccloud.com/ Author website


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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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