Comic Book Design The Essential Guide SC (2009) comic books
Comic Book Design: The Essential Guide to Creating Great Comics and Graphic Novels - 1st printing. By Gary Spencer Millidge. In Comic Book Design, Gary Spencer Millidge, the award-winning creator of the Strangehaven comics, guides readers through specific design elements exclusive to comic books, such as creating and designing characters and background locations, page layouts and grid structures, lettering and word balloons, color, cover and publication design, and much more! With focuses on putting together an original design and storyline concept, drawing with both traditional (penciling and inking) and new technology methods (digitally), and profiles of leading comic artists and designers like Chris Ware and Chip Kidd, Comic Book Design is poised to become today's go-to guide for up-and-coming comic book creators. Softcover, 10-in. x 11-in., 160 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $24.95.