How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way

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Turtleback Books, Sep 1, 1984 - Art - 160 pages
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Stan Lee, the Mighty Man from Marvel, and John Buscema, active and adventuresome artist behind the Silver Surfer, Conan the Barbarian, the Mighty Thor and Spider-Man, have collaborated on this comics compendium: an encyclopedia of information for creating your own superhero comic strips. Using artwork from Marvel comics as primary examples. Buscema graphically illustrates the hitherto mysterious methods of comic art. Stan Lee's pithy prose gives able assistance and advice to the apprentice artist. Bursting with Buscema's magnificent illustrations and Lee's laudable word-magic, "How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way" belongs in the library of every kid who has ever wanted to illustrate his or her own comic strip.

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Review: How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way

User Review  - Gina - Goodreads

The book fills its intentions really well, which is teaching you how Marvel does their comics, and there is a formula. There are also some basics of art covered, and some basics of comics, but the ... Read full review

Review: How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way

User Review  - Rory Tregaskis - Goodreads

Really great book. I've always drawn little cartoons but never tried to draw properly. A few simple techniques and ways of thinking about shapes from this book have really improved my drawing. I'm ... Read full review

About the author (1984)

Stan Lee, 1925 Stan Lee was born in 1925. He joined Marvel Comics in the early 1940's and has remained there for 60 years. He is the creator of Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, the Fantastic Four and the X-Men, and has more than 2 billion comics books featuring these well known characters in print. While employed at Marvel Comics, Lee signed a contract that prohibited him from working for any company besides Marvel. When Marvel went bankrupt, the contract became null and void and Lee created his own company called Stan Lee Media. He remains Chairman Emeritus at Marvel, but spends most of his time on his new internet based company. Stan Lee Media will feature downloadable Superheroes. Lee also signed a deal with DC Comics to revamp some of their signature characters, including Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman.

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