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Scott McCloud's Understanding Comics is a foundational work in comics study in North America. Watch his Ted Talk for a brief overview of the work.
Books in the Library
Understanding Comics by Scott McCloudPraised throughout the cartoon industry by such luminaries as Art Spiegelman, Matt Groening, and Will Eisner, this innovative comic book provides a detailed look at the history, meaning, and art of comics and cartooning.
Eisner presents the principles of graphic storytelling in this guide, which is based on his popular sequential art course at New York's School of Visual Art. Readers will learn the basic anatomy, fundamentals of storycraft and how the medium works as a means of expression.