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Creating Comics from Start to Finish: Top Pros Reveal the Complete Creative Process

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Readers discover in detail how comic books are made as told by top professionals who offer real-world advice for breaking into and staying in the business. Readers will enjoy the in-depth interviews with respected industry insiders who've worked for such powerhouses as Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, and more.
Paperback, 176 pages
Published March 20th 2011 by Impact (first published January 13th 2011)
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Michael Scott
I've recently started reading about creative processes in different media, comics and graphic novels included. Among them, I bumped into Buddy Scalera's Creating Comics from Start to Finish Top Pros Reveal the Complete Creative Process rather by mistake. Buddy's is an accessible book about the comics industry in the US. Overall, an interesting and accessible read, with new information about the editor and editor-in-chief positions in the comics creation organigram.

The book is structured as a ser
This book takes readers step by step through comic publishing. Not only that, but through professionals who reflect on their experiences in the field. Readers learn how those people became established and the history of the processes. Scalera also examines how those processes have changed because of technology. While Scalera does most of the talking, he has quite a lot of info that comes directly from the other pros in interviews. At the very end, he even covers some basic stuff like how to get ...more
john Fields
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I found this book to be long on theory and short on substance. Most of this information can be gleaned from the internet with little effort.
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