Understanding comics

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Kitchen Sink Press, 1993 - Art - 215 pages
633 Reviews
This detail-packed book includes a history of comics that reaches back to pre-Columbian picture manuscripts and Egyptian monuments and a running analysis of comics as art, literature, and communication.

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Great prose, great pictures. - Goodreads
Not a lot of brilliant insights. - Goodreads
Useful and insightful as a writer. - Goodreads
Pretty good survey/overview - Goodreads
Easy to read and funny. - Goodreads
Great for any artist working in storytelling. - Goodreads

Review: Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art (The Comic Books #1)

User Review  - Evad - Goodreads

Helpful and informative, this book makes you wonder why more textbooks aren't done in comic form. I will admit to being biased on the subject, but the combination of words and pictures to convey ideas ... Read full review

Review: Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art (The Comic Books #1)

User Review  - The Elusive Ginger Panda - Goodreads

enlightening and groundbreaking. so worth the reading. (read for graphic narrative class) Read full review

Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
8
Section 3
14
Copyright

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