Mastering Comics

Drawing Words & Writing Pictures Continued

Jessica Abel and Matt Madden

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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 Words & Writing Pictures, School of Visual Arts cartooning professors Matt Madden and Jessica Abel bring their expertise to bear on the “second semester” of a course of study for the budding cartoonist.

Covering advanced topics such as story composition, coloring, and file formatting, Mastering Comics is a vital companion to the introductory content of the first volume.

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Jessica Abel and Matt Madden

Husband and wife duo Matt Madden and Jessica Abel teach comics courses at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Mastering Comics brings together their most effective lessons. Abel and Madden are cartoonists in their own right. In their spare time, they edit the Best American Comics series.

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Mastering Comics
Drawing Words & Writing Pictures Continued
Jessica Abel and Matt Madden

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Eisner Award Nominee, Publisher's Weekly Comics Week Best Comic of the Year, Tri-State Reviews Committee Books of Note - Master List

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Trade Paperback
First Second
May 2012
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781596436176
ISBN10: 1596436174
Trade Paper with Flaps
12 x 9 inches, 336 pages, two color plus two full-color sections
Age Range: 14 to 18
Grade Range: 9 to 13
$34.99
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