A look at the history, meaning, and art of comics and cartooning. Using comics to examine the medium itself, the author takes the form of a cartoon character and explains the structure, meaning, and appeal of comics, and provides a running analysis of comics as art, literature, and communication.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Rex_Lui - LibraryThing
The official how-to and why-is-it-so textbook for graphic literature. More than that, the context itself is humorous and fascinating. Call it Meta-Graphic-Novel if you may. This book for comic student is like Campbell Biology for Life Science student. Amazing! Read full review
Review: Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art (The Comic Books #1)User Review - Eric Harrington - Goodreads
This wasn't quite the book I was expecting. It wasn't bad, by any means, but I guess instead of offering tips and hints about interpreting comics, it delved more deeply into their history and form ... Read full review