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

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You Can Work Professionally in Comics!

Jump-start your comic book career! Creating Comics From Start to Finish tells you everything about how today’s mainstream comic books are produced and published. Top working professionals detail how comics are created from concept to completion.

Dig deep into every step of the process including writing, editing, penciling, inking, color

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Published March 20th 2011 by IMPACT (first published January 13th 2011)
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Nicole
Jun 22, 2013 Nicole rated it it was amazing
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
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
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Jun 06, 2016 Dave Bell rated it really liked it
This was a nice little bit of insight into the comic book medium, visiting all of the key factors of the industry and providing clear, concise suggestions on how to not only break into the field, but thrive in it.

As an aspiring comic book artist, I found the spotlights on the artists, inkers, and colorists particularly helpful and enlightening, and I even found the information on writing, editing, and other positions in the field intriguing. The interviews with Stan "the Man" Lee and Joe Quesada
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john Fields
Oct 22, 2014 john Fields rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Not so good

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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Hey, it's me. I am a content strategist, online marketer, writer, and photographer.

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I'm also the author of five or so books, mostly on the topic of comic books. And I am a writer of many comic books.


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