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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The “exercises” at the end of each chapter might actually be helpful too. Jan 24, Erik rated it it was amazing. Todos los derechos reservados. Ha surgido un problema al filtrar las opiniones justo en este momento.

Overall, this book left me wanting to learn more on my own, which is what I think is its and really any book’s greatest success. To ask other readers questions about Making Comicsplease sign up. Unlike most books about making your own comic this is not a how to draw book. I really like it. Mar 28, Trey rated it liked it. Touches on topics such as clarity, setting up the scenes, and learning the difference between throwing words and images on a piece of paper and “hoping” the audience gets it versus carefully thinking about, constructing, and presenting images and words effectively to convey a story.

I’ve been reading comics for a while now, and I recently decided that I had a story to tell that would work best as a comic. Jan 17, Kellan Gibby rated it it was amazing Shelves: I really love it BUT why can’t this be an e-book for purchase too? Mar 10, Eric rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: My appreciation for the medium and the amount of work that goes to each page certainly improved.


His online comics and inventions can be found at scottmccloud.

Recommended to Toby by: The rest is excellent for any writer who wants to take on the challenge of thinking MUCH more visually. Plus he references a ton of indie comics and they’re indexed in the back.

Mar 09, Jacob rated it really liked it Shelves: Hcer is neither condescending nor intellectually ambiguous — despite his evident braininess. No trivia or quizzes yet.

This metaphor is used purposefully because often while reading it I felt like I was receiving one unique tool after another and whether it was advice for character designs, atmosphere designs, drawing equipment, Software programming for digital sketching, hzcer, etc.

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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. I’ve read it half-a-dozen times, and I’m doing the chapter exercises, and I’m very angry about how correct he often is.

Pencilers, Manga-ka, nerds, dorks, geeks, spazzes, dweebs, me. As an aside, the book also clued me in to some other, non-mainstream comics work that I am already enjoying checking out. What an invaluable resource! Mostrando de 2 opiniones. Well worth a read! Books by Scott McCloud.

Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels

Unlike his previous two books UnderStanding Comics and ReInventing Comics Making Comics does not explore the culture relevance of the medium of comics, nor does it attempt to validate the form as a legitimate medium.


Plus my nerdy heart loved the expanded noted at the end of each chapter including a whole page about pens!

Even if you don’t like reading or drawing your own comics who doesn’t!? Scott McCloud is likely to fall into the same company as Will Eisner who fought for comics as a worthwhile form of art, and Making Comics is proof of that. We keep getting distracted by all the formal possibilities along the way, and wind up with a stiff, fill-in-the-blanks comic where individual panels are just bored excuses to get to the next big idea Sep 08, Joshua rated it it was amazing.

And from there he provides the reader with a toolbox. Comprar los productos seleccionados conjuntamente Este producto: He is insightful and funny and his analytic method is always useful in dissection of concept. Over five sections he illustratively addresses: He also has Reinventing Comicsbut that seems to be unpopular, heh. Harper Collins18 oct.

Delivered with McCloud’s usual wit and creatively designed page. This book was very helpful. So this book was exactly what I was looking for. The best how-to manual ever published.

My Suggested Reading In Comics Honestly, I don’t really know how to review a book like this, so all I’m gonna say is