Writing for Comics and Graphic Novels with Peter David

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Krause Publications, Aug 13, 2009 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 192 pages
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A must have for all comics, fantasy and sci-fi fans wanting to write their own comics or improve storytelling techniques, this revised edition focuses on comics, graphic novels and the updated market, particularly superhero and fantasy genres. Instruction is easy to follow, even for beginners.
 

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It does as advertised. I already had my ideas formulated and was nearly finished writing my story. I thought I decided to buy it too late but the novel showed me how to write a script and how to ... Read full review

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A fantastic guide for general writing as well as writing specific to the superhero genre by an author I really respect. I whacked through it in a day thanks to the easy and cheerful layout. It's about ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword
8
Preface
10
Introduction
14
1 Where Do They Get Those Crazy Ideas?
18
What Makes Heroes Villains Tick
36
3 Conflict Theme
60
4 Plot Story Structure
90
5 Scripting
118
How to Break In
156
And Above All Dont Forget
166
Question Answer
178
Works Index
188
Subject Index
189
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

In the past two decades, comic writers have become superstars in the industry, and Peter David is one of them, well known for his work selling millions of publications, including recent work on the comic-book versions of Stephen King's The Dark Tower. He's been Comics Buyer's Guide's most popular columnist for 13 years. He's constantly working on new things with many major entertainment companies and publishers.

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