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Understanding Comics SC (1994 Harper Perennial) comic books

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Understanding Comics SC (1994 Harper Perennial) 1-1ST

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    Harper Perennial Edition - 1st printing. "The Invisible Art!" Written and illustrated by Scott McCloud. Utilizing a comics format to explain the comics format, UNDERSTANDING COMICS is an insightful explanation and analysis of the graphic-text art form. Told in a serious manner with equal parts wit and wisdom, this book explores the intricacies of comic book storytelling which differentiate it as mode of expression from television and novels. Touching on the theory and history as well as some of the modern trends of sequential art and copy, this volume is an accessible introduction to the world of comic books. Softcover, 216 pages, B&W. Cover price $22.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Understanding Comics SC (1994 Harper Perennial) 1-REP

    Harper Perennial Edition - 2nd and later printings. "The Invisible Art!" Written and illustrated by Scott McCloud. Utilizing a comics format to explain the comics format, UNDERSTANDING COMICS is an insightful explanation and analysis of the graphic-text art form. Told in a serious manner with equal parts wit and wisdom, this book explores the intricacies of comic book storytelling which differentiate it as mode of expression from television and novels. Touching on the theory and history as well as some of the modern trends of sequential art and copy, this volume is an accessible introduction to the world of comic books. Softcover, 216 pages, B&W. Cover price $22.95.