Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art

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An examination of the art-form of comics, what it's capable of, and how it works.

Understanding Comics

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Take a magic carpet ride through the hidden worlds of comics storytelling. Witness a history more than 3,000 years old. Explore the secrets between the panels. Feel the energy of line and color. Tap into the power of symbols. Get a ring-side seat for the battle of words and pictures. And most of all, see why comics can be as vital and important as film, prose or any other art form, through the fascinating process that leads to really understanding comics.

'The most intelligent comix I've seen in a long time. Bravo.'-- Art Spiegelman

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Author Scott McCloud
Publisher HarperPerennial
Page Count 216pp
Publication Size 7 x 10
Publication Notes softcover, b/w
Publication Date 1994
ISBN 978-0060976255

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