Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art

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HarperPerennial, 1993 - Basic reader - 215 pages
In this book you will: "take a magic carpet ride through the hidden worlds of comics storytelling ; witness a history more than 3,000 years old ; explore the secrets between the panels ; feel the energy of line and color ; tap into the power of symbols ; get a ring-side seat for the battle of words and pictures ; and most of all, see why comics can be as vital and important as film, prose or any other art form, through the fascinating process that leads to really understanding comics" - back cover.

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User 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  - Bernadette Herrera - Goodreads

Dense. Reads like a textbook. Expertly written. Rich in art history and concepts. Very educational—breaks down and analyzes each component of comics art. Carefully reading cover to cover will help ... Read full review

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