So, You Want to be a Comic Book Artist HC (2012 Aladdin Books) comic books
1st printing. By Phil Amara. With insights from well-known artists who draw and write comics for a living, So, You Want to Be a Comic Book Artist? walks young readers through each step to becoming a hit comic book maker, from creating compelling characters and illustrations to getting published and marketing a finished product. This updated edition includes brand-new profiles from a variety of artists, in-depth chapters on adapting a storyline for video games and movies, using social media to promote a finished product, and self-publishing your own comic. In addition to tips from seasoned pros, So, You Want to Be a Comic Book Artist? includes inspiring stories from successful young artists and a full resource list of potential publishers for your work. Hardcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 176 pages, B&W. Cover price $16.99.