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The Education of a Comics Artist: Visual Narrative in Cartoons, Graphic Novels, and Beyond

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This provocative anthology provides inspiration on how to teach, think, and talk about comics in the classroom and beyond. Featuring essays by, and interviews with, more than sixty professionals, educators, and critics, the book provides an indepth view of the art, business, and history of comics art. Readers will learn about a wide variety of genres, from editorial cartoo ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published May 1st 2005 by Allworth
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James
Feb 17, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: comics, non-fiction
The Education of a Comics Artist, a collection of short essays and interviews edited by Michael Dooley and Steven Heller, offers a fascinating look into the methods and motivations of some of the top practitioners of visual storytelling. The book presents an amazing lineup of contributors—Jim Steranko, David Mack, Chris Ware, Art Spiegelman, Marjane Satrapi, Kim Deitch and many more legends in the field—weighing in on disciplines ranging from editorial cartoons to comic strips, Archie Andrews to ...more
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