Mastering Comics (Paperback)
Drawing Words & Writing Pictures Continued
First Second, 9781596436176, 336pp.
Publication Date: May 8, 2012
A new course of material to accompany First Second's widely acclaimed 2008 comics textbook.
In their hotly anticipated follow-up to 2008's comics textbook Drawing Words & Writing Pictures, School of Visual Arts cartooning professors Matt Madden and Jessica Abel bring their expertise to bear on the "second semester" of a course of study for the budding cartoonist.
Covering advanced topics such as story composition, coloring, and file formatting, Mastering Comics is a vital companion to the introductory content of the first volume.
About the Author
Matt Madden is a comics creator and teacher at New York's School of Visual Arts. He is the creator of the graphic novels Black Candy, Odds Off, and A Fine Mess, and of the comics theory book 99 Ways to Tell a Story. He is the co-editor (with Jessica Abel) of the Best American Comics series. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.
Praise For Mastering Comics: Drawing Words & Writing Pictures Continued…
"For the artist/writer who is seriously interested in creating comics, both books in this series are a must-have resource."—Children's Literature