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    DescriptionScott McCloud tore down the wall between high and low culture in 1993 with Understanding Comics, a massive comic book about comics, linking the medium to such diverse fields as media theory, movie criticism, and web design. In Reinventing Comics, McCloud took this to the next level, charting twelve different revolutions in how comics are generated, read, and perceived today. Now, in Making Comics, McCloud focuses his analysis on the art form itself, exploring the creation of comics, from the broadest principles to the sharpest details (like how to accentuate a character's facial muscles in order to form the emotion of disgust rather than the emotion of surprise.) And he does all of it in his inimitable voice and through his cartoon stand-in narrator, mixing dry humor and legitimate instruction. McCloud shows his reader how to master the human condition through word and image in a brilliantly minimalistic way. Comic book devotees as well as the most uninitiated will marvel at this journey into a once-underappreciated art form.


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    Title
    Making Comics
    Subtitle
    Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Scott McCloud
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 258 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 558 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780060780944
    ISBN 10: 0060780940
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25860
    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
    DC22: 741.5
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    Libri: I-AT
    BISAC V2.8: ART004000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: AGZ
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HUM001000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A03402000
    B&T General Subject: 495
    B&T Merchandise Category: GPH
    B&T Approval Code: A02000000
    LC classification: PN6710 .M3325 2006
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 808.066741
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: AKLC1
    BISAC V2.8: LIT017000, LAN005000
    Thema V1.0: CBV, CJCW, XY, WHX, AGZ, AKLC1
    Illustrations note
    171
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    William Morrow Paperbacks
    Publication date
    02 November 2006
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Scott McCloud has been writing, drawing, and examining comics since 1984. Winner of the Eisner and Harvey awards, his works have been translated into more than sixteen languages. Frank Miller (Sin City, 300) called him "just about the smartest guy in comics." He lives with his family in southern California. His online comics and inventions can be found at scottmccloud.com.