I highly recommend this to anyone who has even the slightest interest in comic books.
Although the subject is ostensibly comic strips and comic books, it's clear to me that that Mr. McCloud has a deep and powerful understanding of all art.
Scott McCloud does a fantastic job explaining the history, potential, and inner workings of comics as a medium.
Required for class. I'm not really into comics, but I did grow up on MAD magazine. BUT, this book is an excellent format for introducing graphics arts for just about anything you... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Holly A. Wright
It was is good condition except an entire page was missing. It would have been nice to know, but it did not overly affect the book as a whole.Published 2 days ago by Taylor R. Turner
Fantastic book! I co-taught a university graphic novels course. We used this as one of our required texts. This was a wonderful guide for the students. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Happy Reader
Excellent book. This really opened my eyes to the history and potential of comics. Great read for kids interested in pursuing comics as a career and parents distressed about their... Read morePublished 17 days ago by K. Lisson
I had to buy this book for a class, the class was on using Photoshop, I still have no idea what this book had to do with using Photoshop, but it was required, the whole book is... Read morePublished 1 month ago by SHANNA L JENKS
While the description "a comic book about comic books" may sound a bit gimmicky, once you read a few pages you'll see why this is a masterwork that could not have been written any... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Joshua Davis
Amazing insights into every aspect of comics. I was impressed by the depth of the work. This is a must-read for anybody considering working with or making comics.Published 2 months ago by James Wymore
This book was required for a college art class I took way back in 1998. Today I'm a professional illustrator and I still own it, referring to it from time to time. Read morePublished 2 months ago by M Taylor
Came very quickly and in time to start reading for class. Wish ALL my classes were like this; enjoyable and entertaining!Published 2 months ago by Marisol Santiago Perez