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Books About Comic Books

by Maureen Puffer-Rothenberg on April 14, 2009 in Odum Library

This week we can offer you several books about comics or writing comics, for instance Dangerous Drawings: Interviews with Comix & Grafix Artists, or Anime Interviews: the First Five Years of Animerica, Anime & Manga Monthly (1992-97).

From Scott McCloud we have Reinventing Comics, Understanding Comics, and Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels.

Also, from three veteran authors– Alan Moore’s Writing for Comics, Will Eisner’s Comics & Sequential Art and Stan Lee’s How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way.

Lastly, Give Our Regards to the Atomsmashers! Writers on Comics, is a literary take on comic books from Brad Meltzer, Myla Goldberg (author of Bee Season) and the like.

You can find books about comics in GIL (the online catalog) or ask a librarian for help.

A page from Will Eisner's sketchbooks.

A page from Will Eisner's sketchbooks.


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