Reinventing Comics

Reinventing Comics


By (author) Scott McCloud

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  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 168mm x 260mm x 18mm | 458g
  • Publication date: 3 February 2007
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 0060953500
  • ISBN 13: 9780060953508
  • Edition statement: Perennial.
  • Sales rank: 47,445

Product description

In 1993, Scott McCloud tore down the wall between high and low culture with the acclaimed international hit Understanding Comics, a massive comic book that explored the inner workings of the worlds most misunderstood art form. Now, McCloud takes comics to te next leavle, charting twelve different revolutions in how comics are created, read, and preceived today, and how they're poised to conquer the new millennium.Part One of this fascinating and in-depth book includes: The life of comics as an art form and as litertureThe battle for creators' rightsReinventing the business of comicsThe volatile and shifting public percptions of comicsSexual and ethnic representation on comicsThen in Part Two, McCloud paints a brethtaling picture of comics' digital revolutions, including: The intricacies of digital productionThe exploding world of online deliveryThe ultimate challenges of the infinite digital canvas

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"In one lucid, well-designed chapter after another, he guides us through the elements of comics style words combine with pictures to work their singular magic. When the 215-page journey is finally over, most readers will find it difficult to look at comics in quite the same way ever again."-- Garry Trudeau, "New York Times Book Review""If you've ever felt bad about wasting your life reading comics, then check out Scott McCloud's classic book immediately. You still might feel you've wasted your life, but you'll know why, and you'll be proud."-- Matt Groenning, Creator of "The Simpsons""A rare and exciting work that ingeniously uses comics to examine the medium itself."-- "Publishers Weekly"