Praised throughout the cartoon industry by such luminaries as Art Spiegelman, Matt Groening, and Will Eisner, this innovative comic book provides a detailed look at the history, meaning, and art of comics and cartooning.
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Review: Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art (The Comic Books #1)User Review - Amy Qualls - Goodreads
Useful. It helped me think through the place of comics in visual art. The last quarter of the book, where the author started breaking down how language and visuals could interplay (or not) in comics ... Read full review
Review: Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art (The Comic Books #1)User Review - Stephany - Goodreads
A great exploration of comics as an art form. Probably more theoretical than what the average reader is expecting, but the theoretical frameworks that McCloud sets up for conceptualizing comics as a ... Read full review