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

User Review  - Bernadette Herrera - Goodreads

Dense. Reads like a textbook. Expertly written. Rich in art history and concepts. Very educational—breaks down and analyzes each component of comics art. Carefully reading cover to cover will help ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Eric Harrington - Goodreads

This wasn't quite the book I was expecting. It wasn't bad, by any means, but I guess instead of offering tips and hints about interpreting comics, it delved more deeply into their history and form ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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