Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud

Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art

The Comic Books #1

Scott McCloud

nonfiction art comics informative lighthearted medium-paced

215 pages | first published 1993

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The bestselling international classic on storytelling and visual communication"You must read this book." — Neil GaimanPraised throughout the cartoon industry by such luminaries as Art Spiegelman, Matt Groening, and Will Eisner, Scott McCloud's Und...
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