Understanding comics

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Kitchen Sink Press, 1993 - Art - 215 pages
729 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  - Jason Linn - Goodreads

McCloud shines a whole new light onto the medium of comics. Definitely worth a read, if not just for an insight into this underappreciated medium. Read full review

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

User Review  - David Atwell - Goodreads

Excellent way of looking at comics. Scott McCloud is like the Leonard Maltin of comic books; he has a brilliant perspective, being a comic artist himself, and boils down a basic overview of comic ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
8
Section 3
14
Copyright

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