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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
Summary:
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
Nonfiction
Comic books, strips, etc
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Illustrated works
Illustrations
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McCloud, Scott, 1960-
Understanding comics.
New York : HarperPerennial, 1994
(OCoLC)1085905999
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].

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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...
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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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