Comic Book Design

Comic Book Design

The Essential Guide to Creating Great Comics and Graphic Novels

Book - 2009
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Random House, Inc.
With film adaptations of legendary comic books and graphic novels hitting the bestseller lists, the medium of comics has never been more popular. To create your own comic book or graphic novel, you need to know the techniques, rules, and tips exclusive to the comic trade.

In Comic Book Design, Gary Spencer Millidge, the award-winning creator of the Strangehaven comics, guides you through. . .
•Creating story line concepts and original designs
•Designing characters and creating background locations
•Drawing in pencil and ink or digitally
•Page layout and grid structure
•Lettering, word balloons, and Color
•Covers and publication design

With profiles of leading comic artists such as Chris Ware and Chip Kidd, and examples right from the most successful comics on the market, Comic Book Design is the must-have for every beginning comic book artist.

Baker & Taylor
Provides instruction and techniques for creating comic books, discussing designing characters, developing storylines, page layouts, lettering, color, and covers.

& Taylor

The award-winning creator of the Strangehaven comics provides instruction and techniques for creating one's own comic books with a focus on designing characters, developing storylines, page layouts, grid structures, lettering, and color. Original.

Publisher: New York : Watson-Guptill, 2009
ISBN: 9780823097968
Branch Call Number: 741.51 MILLI
Characteristics: 160 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Notes: Includes index


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