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Author McCloud, Scott, 1960-
Title Understanding comics : the invisible art / [writing and art by Scott McCloud].
Published New York : HarperPerennial, 1994, c1993.
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 Reserve Room  PN6710 .M335 1994    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st HarperPerennial ed.
Description 215 , [1] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Note A paperback edition of this book was originally published in 1993 by Kitchen Sink Press.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [216]).
Contents Setting the record straight -- The vocabulary of comics -- Blood in the gutter -- Time frames -- Living in line -- Show and tell -- The six steps -- A word about color -- Putting it all together.
Summary Praised throughout the cartoon industry by such luminaries as Art Spiegelman, Matt Groening, and Will Eisner, this innovative comic book provides a detailed look at the history, meaning, and art of comics and cartooning.
Subject Comic books, strips, etc.
Periodicals -- Publishing.
Comic books, strips, etc. -- Authorship.
Comic books, strips, etc. -- History and criticism.
Cartooning -- Technique.
Comic books, strips, etc. -- Illustrations.
ISBN 006097625X (pbk.)
9780060976255 (pbk.)
OCLC number 30351626