Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels

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Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels Author Scott McCloud
ISBN-10 0060780940
ISBN-13 9780060780944
Year 2006-09-05
Pages 264
Language English
Publisher William Morrow Paperbacks
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Magnificent The best how to manual ever published Kevin Kelly Cool ToolsScott McCloud tore down the wall between high and low culture in 1993 with Understanding Comics a massive comic book about comics linking the medium to such diverse fields as media theory movie criticism and web design In Reinventing Comics McCloud took this to the next level charting twelve different revolutions in how comics are generated read and perceived today Now in Making Comics McCloud focuses his analysis on the art form itself exploring the creation of comics from the broadest principles to the sharpest details like how to accentuate a character s facial muscles in order to form the emotion of disgust rather than the emotion of surprise And he does all of it in his inimitable voice and through his cartoon standin narrator mixing dry humor and legitimate instruction McCloud shows his reader how to master the human condition through word and image in a brilliantly minimalistic way Both comic book devotees and theuninitiated will marvel at this journey into a onceunderappreciated art form

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