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Understanding Comics

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Understanding Comics

The Invisible Art

By Scott McCloud

Harper Perennial, Paperback, 9780060976255, 224pp.

Publication Date: May 17, 1994

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The bestselling international classic on storytelling and visual communication

"You must read this book." -- Neil Gaiman

Praised throughout the cartoon industry by such luminaries as Art Spiegelman, Matt Groening, and Will Eisner, Scott McCloud's Understanding Comics is a seminal examination of comics art: its rich history, surprising technical components, and major cultural significance. Explore the secret world between the panels, through the lines, and within the hidden symbols of a powerful but misunderstood art form.

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