Mastering Comics by Jessica Abel

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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.

About Jessica Abel

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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.
Published May 8, 2012 by First Second. 336 pages
Genres: Other, Comics & Graphic Novels, Education & Reference, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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A continuation from their first book, Drawing Words and Writing Pictures, Mastering Comics is the perfect follow-up for those hoping to advance with their comics.

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