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Watson-Guptill, 2006 - Literary Criticism - 167 pages
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• Author is an established industry insider
and a master graphic storyteller

• Unique, dynamic format allows readers
to "look over the artist’s shoulder"

• Sales of graphic novels are booming

Graphic novels are changing the face of media. NowThe Making of a Graphic Novelis here to explain the creation of a graphic novel in a way that springs organically from the very concept: It includes anentirenew 86-page graphic novel by master of the genre Prentis Rollins. The novel is preceded by Rollins’s own clear, straightforward text explaining how to conceive, write, and finally draw, ink, and letter a graphic novel. Tasks are broken down into manageable pieces that can be understood even by beginners. The unique process allows readers to look over the shoulder of an artist as he creates—and then read the final masterwork.The Making of a Graphic Novelis sure to make a sensation among the many admirers of graphic novels, as well as everyone who appreciates fine storytelling and fine art.

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Review: The Making of a Graphic Novel: The Resonator, Vol. 3

User Review  - JK - Goodreads

What if humans no longer slept - what if it became borderline illegal to do so? What if you learned what a resonator was, and loved it? Also, do you want to see how a graphic novel is put together? A ... Read full review

Review: The Making of a Graphic Novel: The Resonator, Vol. 3

User Review  - Marva Whitaker - Goodreads

Okay. Half of it is a graphic novel, which is cool - but I was sort of disappointed there wasn't more to the instructional section. Read full review


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About the author (2006)

Prentis Rollinshas been a professional comic-book artist and graphic novel artist for more than ten years. His projects have includedJunior League of AmericaandX-Men, as well as the animated
portion of the hit musicalAvenue Qon Broadway. He lives in New York City.

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