Understanding comics

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Kitchen Sink Press, 1993 - Art - 215 pages
749 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  - Ariel Almodovar - Goodreads

Lol! Just loved it. Great art, gets its point across, definitely relates to what he was trying to say. Made me smile from time to time. Read full review

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

User Review  - Ray Hall - Goodreads

I thought Scott Mc Clouds Understanding Comics was not an easy read.It showed me what a complex art the making of Comics is with the storyteller telling the artist exactly what he wants and then after ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
8
Section 3
14
Copyright

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