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Manga: Masters Of The Art

Lehman, Timothy

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ISBN 10: 0060833319 / ISBN 13: 9780060833312
Published by Harper Design Intl, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 2005
Condition: Fair Hardcover
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Title: Manga: Masters Of The Art

Publisher: Harper Design Intl, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Paperback, Fair

Book Condition:Fair

Edition: 1st Edition

Book Type: Art

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Synopsis:

With its stylistic characters and vivid colors, manga has captured the imagination of millions. Now, Manga: Masters of the Art goes straight to the source -- the artists themselves -- for the ultimate insider's look at this global phenomenon.

Each section includes a question-and-answer session, allowing the reader first-hand access to the artist's thoughts and ideas. They discuss how they became interested in manga, their first published work, where they get their ideas, the creative process, tips and techniques, artistic influences, the genre itself, and much more. Illustrations and photographs of each artist's most seminal works are accompanied by extensive, explanatory captions.

Manga: Masters of the Art is a practical reference book, a fascinating look at how this incredible artwork makes it from concept to reality, and a thoughtful commentary on the genre -- perfect for the growing legions of manga fans.

The artists featured are:

  • Kia Asamiya (Silent Möbius, Batman: Child of Dreams)
  • CLAMP (Chobits, Tsubasa)
  • Takehiko Inoue (Vagabond, Slam Dunk)
  • Erica Sakurazawa (Between the Sheets, The Aromatic Bitters)
  • Jiro Taniguchi (Icaro, The Walking Man)
  • Yuko Tsuno (Swing Shell)
  • Tatsuya Egawa (Golden Boy, Tokyo University Story)
  • Suehiro Maruo (Mr. Arashi's Amazing Freak Show)
  • Reiko Okano (Onmyoji, Fancy Dance)
  • Mafuyu Hiroki (Apples)
  • Miou Takaya (Crazy Heaven, Map of Sacred Pain)
  • Usamaru Furuya (Short Cuts, Palepoli)

About the Author:

Timothy Lehman is a journalist who has worked in newspapers for over 20 years as an artist, designer, photographer, writer and art director where he has won awards in journalism, design and graphics. He is an expert in European comics and manga, and regularly lectures across the country on manga creation and anime. He lives in Portage, Michigan.

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