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    DescriptionNoir is just as powerful in comics as it is in films: dark angles, shadowy, high contrast images, moody lighting, an anti-hero that struggles with moral conflicts: all these elements work to create a somber, dark tone. In "How to Draw Crime Noir", Martinbrough walks the reader step-by-step through layout, thumbnails, staging the action and working with actual scripts. Martinborough's art is cutting edge, has a 1940's vibe, but comes across contemporary, complelling, dramatic and urban. The book also contains twenty-two page original graphic novel, written and illustrated by Martinbrough.


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    Title
    How to Draw Noir Comics
    Subtitle
    The Art and Technique of Visual Storytelling
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Shawn Martinbrough
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 279 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 594 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780823024063
    ISBN 10: 0823024067
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25860
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.3
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    DC22: 741.5
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    BIC subject category V2: AKLB
    Libri: I-AT
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    BISAC V2.8: ART004000
    DC22: 741.51
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A03400000, A31225000
    BISAC V2.8: ART023000, ART010000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 741.5/1
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: NC1764 .M29 2007
    LC subject heading:
    Illustrations note
    b/w illustrations throughout
    Publisher
    Watson-Guptill Publications
    Imprint name
    Watson-Guptill Publications Inc.,U.S.
    Publication date
    06 December 2007
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Shawn Martinbrough illustrates many DC and Marvel comics, including"Superman, Detective Comics, Batman," and "X-Men." Other clients include LucasArts, Playboy, and many others. In 2004, he was named one of "Washington, D.C.'s Best" by "TheWashingtonian." He lives in Washington, D.C.