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Traces the 3,000 year history of storytelling through pictures, discussing the language and images used
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A comic book about comic books. McCloud, in an incredibly accessible style, explains the details of how comics work: how they're composed, read and understood. More than just a book about comics, this gets to the heart of how we deal with visual languages in general. "The potential of comics is limitless and exciting!" writes McCloud. This should be required reading for every school teacher. Pulitzer Prize-winner Art Spiegelman says, "The most intelligent comics I've seen in a long time."From the Back Cover:
Praised throughout the cartoon industry by such luminaries as Art Spiegelman, Matt Groening, and Will Eisner, this innovative comic book provides a detailed look at the history, meaning, and art of comics and cartooning.
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Book Description Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. 2nd Edition. Near Fine reprint hardcover issued without jacket. A touch of soiling to edges of text block, else a clean, attractive copy. Seller Inventory # 004701