Understanding Comics

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Harper Collins, Apr 27, 1994 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 224 pages
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.
 

Contents

TIME
6
THE VOCABULARY OF COMICS
24
SHOW
132
STEPS
162
A WORD
185
PUTTING
193
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About the author (1994)

Scott McCloud has been writing, drawing, and examining comics since 1984. Winner of the Eisner and Harvey awards, his works have been translated into more than sixteen languages. Frank Miller (Sin City, 300) called him "just about the smartest guy in comics." He lives with his family in southern California. His online comics and inventions can be found at scottmccloud.com.

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