Understanding comics

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Kitchen Sink Press, 1993 - Art - 215 pages
734 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
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Useful and insightful as a writer. - Goodreads
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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  - Sophia - Goodreads

Some of it was over-explained, some of it came off as reaching for a meaning that didn't quite make sense, using a sentimental explanation in place of a logical, straightforward one (chapter two was ... Read full review

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

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Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
8
Section 3
14
Copyright

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