Reinventing Comics: How Imagination And Technology Are Revolutionizing An Art Form
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Reinventing Comics: How Imagination And Technology Are Revolutionizing An Art Form

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The new century manifesto on the many futures of comics art 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 the next level, charting twelve different revolutions in how comics are created, read, and perceived today. Part One of this fascinating and in-depth book includes: The life of comics as an art form and as literatureThe battle for creators' rightsReinventing the business of comicsThe volatile and shifting public perceptions of comicsSexual and ethnic representation on comics Then in Part Two, McCloud paints a breathtaking picture of comics' digital revolutions, including: The intricacies of digital productionThe exploding world of online deliveryThe ultimate challenges of the infinite digital canvasshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 358.34g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • HarperCollins
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Perennial.
  • w. b&w ill.
  • 0060953500
  • 9780060953508
  • 44,343

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'Anyone involved in interactive entertainment (games, web, etc.) should read this book. Scott McCloud has once again transcended the world of comics and tapped into much deeper issues of creativity entertainment and economics. This time he's looking into the future rather than the past."--Will Wrightshow more

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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 comics Then 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 canvasshow more

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