Thirteen years later, following the Internet evangelizing of Reinventing Comics, McCloud has returned with Making Comics.
Designed as a craftsperson's overview of the drawing and storytelling decisions and possibilities available to comics artists, covering everything from facial expressions and page layout to the choice of tools and story construction, Making Comics, like its predecessors, is also an eye-opening trip behind the scenes of art-making, fascinating for anyone reading comics as well as those making them. Get a sense of the range of his lessons by clicking through to the opening pages of his book, including his (illustrated, of course) table of contents (warning: large file, recommended for high-bandwidth users):
Comic book about making comics. NOTE: Not for authors, this is for artists.Published 1 month ago by Andrew Z.
This book is not for Christians. If you are offended by any of the following then give this book a pass:
The use of the Lord's name in vain, nudity, what appears to be a... Read more
The information was excellent and telling the information of construction a story with pictures wa right on target for a comic bookPublished 1 month ago by Clarence Turner
Excellent resource. Frankly I'm surprised there aren't more educational and instructional books written like this. It is a fantastic method of conveying insight.Published 1 month ago by Brent Donoho
Great explanations for someone who knew relatively nothing about comics, like me.Published 1 month ago by Mark Bierbaum
If you are an independent comic artist then buy this book. It has tons of info on industry standards and storytelling conventions. Read morePublished 2 months ago by David Samples