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Words for pictures : the art and business of writing comics and graphic novels / Brian Michael Bendis.

Words for pictures : the art and business of writing comics and graphic novels

Bendis, Brian Michael, author. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780770434359 (sc)
  • ISBN: 0770434355 (sc)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 209 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: Berkeley : Watson-Guptill Publications, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Random House LLC, [2014]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Why? -- The modern comic book script -- Writing for the artists -- The editors' roundtable -- The writer's FAQ -- The business of comics writing -- Writing exercises.
Summary, etc.:
One of the most popular writers in modern comics, Brian Michael Bendis reveals the tools and techniques he and other top creators use to create some of the most popular comic book and graphic novel stories of all time. "Words for Pictures" shows readers the creative methods of a writer at the very top of his field. Bendis guides aspiring creators through each step of the comics-making process--from idea to script to finished sequential art--for fan favorite comics like "The Avengers," "Ultimate Spider-Man," "Uncanny X-Men," and more. Along the way, tips and insights from other working writers, artists, and editors provide a rare, extensive look behind the creative curtain of the comics industry. With script samples, a glossary of must-know business terms for writers, and interactive comics-writing exercises, "Words for Pictures" provides the complete toolbox needed to jump start the next comics-writing success story.
Subject: Comic books, strips, etc. > Authorship.
Graphic novels > Authorship.

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