Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels
ISBN: 0060780940
EAN13: 9780060780944
Language: English
Pages: 264
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 10.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
In a voice that mixes dry humor and clear, concise instruction, McCloud's cartoon narrator shows readers how to master the human condition through word and image in a brilliantly minimalist way. Comic book devotees as well as the most uninitiated will marvel at this journey into a once-underappreciated art form.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Learn How to . . . Choose the right moments to clarify and strengthen your stories. Frame actions and guide your readers' eyes through each comics page. Choose words and pictures that communicate together. Create varied and compelling new characters. Master body language and facial expressions. Create rich, believable worlds for your readers to explore. Pick the tools that are right for you. Navigate the vast world of comics styles and genres .
From the front Cover Learn How to . . . Choose the right moments to clarify and strengthen your stories. Frame actions and guide your readers' eyes through each comics page. Choose words and pictures that communicate together. Create varied and compelling new characters. Master body language and facial expressions. Create rich, believable worlds for your readers to explore. Pick the tools that are right for you. Navigate the vast world of comics styles and genres . --Jeff Smith