The Resource The DC Comics guide to creating comics : inside the art of visual storytelling, Carl Potts ; foreword by Jim Lee

The DC Comics guide to creating comics : inside the art of visual storytelling, Carl Potts ; foreword by Jim Lee

Label
The DC Comics guide to creating comics : inside the art of visual storytelling
Title
The DC Comics guide to creating comics
Title remainder
inside the art of visual storytelling
Statement of responsibility
Carl Potts ; foreword by Jim Lee
Title variation
Creating comics
Creator
Contributor
Author
Author of introduction
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The most exciting and comprehensive book yet in the bestselling DC Comics how-to-draw series.From the bestselling DC Comics Guide series, this is the essential resource for aspiring comics creators looking to make intriguing, action-packed comics like the experts at DC Comics. Going beyond the typical art and writing lessons, this book shows readers how to take full advantage of comics' sequential visual storytelling possibilities. With examples direct from DC Comics, featuring their best creators and classic superheroes like Batman, Superman, and the rest of the Justice League, it presents key principles and techniques for crafting exciting professional-quality comics. This behind-the-curtain look at the DC Comics creative process is a can't-miss opportunity for aspiring comics creators, whether they want to work for DC Comics or invent their own unique comics creations
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Potts, Carl
Dewey number
741.5/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lee, Jim
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Comic books, strips, etc.
  • Comic books, strips, etc.
Target audience
adult
Label
The DC Comics guide to creating comics : inside the art of visual storytelling, Carl Potts ; foreword by Jim Lee
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
The art at the heart of comics. Comics and sequential visual storytelling -- Your brain on comics -- Goals and principles of sequential visual storytelling -- Affecting reader experience with your decisions. Reduction, encapsulation, and juxtaposition -- All about panels -- Pages--the big picture -- Action flow continuity -- More ways to enthrall readers -- The other major elements. Narrative--writing for visual storytelling -- Art--drawing for visual storytelling -- Putting it all into practice -- A step-by-step methodology -- Watching the pros work -- Afterword -- Glossary of comics terminology
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
192 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780385344722
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2012050026
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a810134
  • 16167926
Label
The DC Comics guide to creating comics : inside the art of visual storytelling, Carl Potts ; foreword by Jim Lee
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
The art at the heart of comics. Comics and sequential visual storytelling -- Your brain on comics -- Goals and principles of sequential visual storytelling -- Affecting reader experience with your decisions. Reduction, encapsulation, and juxtaposition -- All about panels -- Pages--the big picture -- Action flow continuity -- More ways to enthrall readers -- The other major elements. Narrative--writing for visual storytelling -- Art--drawing for visual storytelling -- Putting it all into practice -- A step-by-step methodology -- Watching the pros work -- Afterword -- Glossary of comics terminology
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
192 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780385344722
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2012050026
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a810134
  • 16167926

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