Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud Men of Tomorrow by Gerard Jones The .. del dibujo y las herramientas que se usan para crear una página de cómic. Scott McCloud tore down the wall between high and low culture in with Understanding Comics, a massive comic book about comics. DESCRIPTION. Excelente recopilacin de la experiencia de Mc Cloud en los terrenos de la narracin grfica, con magnficas recomendaciones y.

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He is neither condescending nor intellectually ambiguous — despite his evident braininess.

Comic book readers and artists. And he does all of it in his inimitable voice and through his cartoon stand—in narrator, mixing dry humor and legitimate instruction. After all, animation as we know it was born of comics.

In Reinventing Comics, McCloud took this to the next level, charting twelve different revolutions in how comics are generated, read, and perceived today. I have to get a new copy, because the one I have is falling apart from so much reading, re-reading, and referencing.

Goodreads helps you keep track coics books you want to read. Whether you’re scoyt new to graphic novels or a longtime fan, this book will forever change how you experience comics in all their shapes and forms. Apr 01, Ming rated it really liked it. He uses the mmccloud book format to explain points very effectively. Recommended to Toby by: He breaks it apart by reviewing storytelling, panels, use of words and However, it’s not a “how to draw” guide the author himself admits that there are hundreds of books on that subject already.

Then again, I suppose one can only teach what one knows, and he has definitely done his homework. I can’t mcclpud to read Understanding Comics.

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Want to Read saving…. I’ve read it half-a-dozen times, and I’m doing the conics exercises, and I’m very angry about how correct he often is.

Even though it gets a bit ranty at some points, you can tell that McCloud is someone who really and truly cares about his craft, as well as those who are ‘drawn’ to it. No trivia or quizzes yet. I also love that this was written and mcclloud in comic book form.


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I wasn’t sure if this book would be good or not, but Scott McCloud really knows what he is talking about! I really love it BUT why can’t this be an e-book for purchase too?

I just love reading guides for creative activities that aren’t my own. McCloud does all of these things, but what makes the book mccolud is that is that he’s always clear that he’s simply suggesting possibilities to the reader, that the final decision lies in the hands of the would-be comic writer, and that his reasons for drawing up lists or categorising things is to give the reader a flavour of the paths that other people have taken, just in case they fomics be useful.

It entertained me, it taught me something, and it inspired me. One may hacdr desire to be an iconoclast, and there’s nothing wrong comcs that, but it is often helpful to stand on the shoulder of giants, and know which giants there are to begin with. Now, in Making ComicsMcCloud focuses his analysis on the art form itself, exploring the creation of comics, from the broadest principles to the sharpest details like how to accentuate a character’s facial muscles in order to form the emotion of disgust rather than the emotion of surprise.

Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels by Scott McCloud

It is definitely a good read if you want to learn how to make a proper comic. I read it in the span of a few days too because it just flows really well.

I absolutely loved it. Instead McCloud leads this book with the ide Scott McCloud always reminds me why I love comics, and this book is no different. Often, he will illustrate the points he makes within his own comic panels, or in a didactic side panel next to his own commentary. These chapters, in my estimation, comprise the brainiest and most theoretical portion of the book — which may just put artistic and intellectual novices to sleep. Scott’s talent as a cartoonist not only makes him intimate to insights no outsider can see, but also gives him the power to show it to the world.


Pencilers, Manga-ka, nerds, dorks, geeks, spazzes, dweebs, me. I’m not sure how much of this ground gets covered in art classes, because as a writer, I am a complete novice to the art side.

I am interested in creating my on mcclloud but I wasn’t sure how or where to start and this book has helped me figure it out! Trivia About Making Comics: I live in a studio and carry a device to read comics and books. Even though I have no artistic talent, and therefore no chance of trying out anything McCloud suggests in this book, it was hacef a worthwhile read.

Published September 5th by William Morrow Paperbacks first published McCloud shows his reader how to master the human condition through word and image in a brilliantly minimalistic way.

If a creator is attempting to create a specific reaction and is struggling with it, McCloud’s theories could provide at least a strong fundamental jumping off point. Vuelva a intentarlo en otro momento. If I had to find something wrong with this book, it would be that it only scratches the surface on most points – but then again, the book describes itself as a starting point, and throughout the book you get many pointers from the author to further your knowledge of what’s being discussed.

Mar 23, Michael rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s all very theoretical, for the most part, although he does use some good concrete examples from other often popular artists.

Throughout the book, the focus stays steadily on the comics medium. Very, very intriguing, interesting ideas.

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