Understanding comics

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Kitchen Sink Press, 1993 - Art - 215 pages
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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

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

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You know how we have all these conceptions of how to apperceive literature, music, painting, photography because they are pretty common communication methods with some shared rules to them? It's the ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
8
Section 3
14
Copyright

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