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Jessica Abel

Jessica Abel

Winner of both the Harvey and Lulu Awards for Best New Talent in 1997, Jessica Abel is the author of Soundtrack and Mirror, Window, two comic collections culled from her comic book series, Artbabe. Her La Perdida (Pantheon, 2006) won the Harvey Award for Best New Series and was excerpted in 2006’s Best American Comics. She resides in Brooklyn, NY.

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Mastering Comics

Jessica Abel and Matt Madden

First Second

A new course of material to accompany First Second’s widely acclaimed 2008 comics textbook. In their hotly anticipated follow-up to 2008’s comics textbook Drawing...

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Drawing Words and Writing Pictures

Jessica Abel and Matt Madden

First Second

"A gold mine of essential information for every aspiring comics artist. Highly recommended." --Scott McCloud Drawing Words and Writing Pictures is a course on comic creation...

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Life Sucks

by Jessica Abel and Gabe Soria, illustrated by Warren Pleece

First Second

Life sucks for Dave Marshall.  The girl he’s in love with doesn’t know he exists, he hates his job, and ever since his boss turned him into a vampire, he can’t...

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