Design in Sequential Art StorytellingBook - 2002
Back in print! Panel Discussions is the combined knowledge of morethan a dozen of the comic book industry's top storytellers, covering all aspectsof the design of comics, from pacing, story flow, and word balloon placement, tousing color to convey emotion, spotting blacks, and how gutters between panelsaffect the story! The struggle to tell a comics story visually requires morethan a cool-looking image; it takes years of experience and a thoroughunderstanding of the art form's visual vocabulary. Learn from the best, as WillEisner, Scott Hampton, Mike Wieringo, Walter Simonson, Mike Mignola, MarkSchultz, David Mazzucchelli, Dick Giordano, Brian Stelfreeze, Mike Carlin, ChrisMoeller, Mark Chiarello and others share hard-learned lessons about the designof comics, complete with hundreds of illustrated examples. When should you tiltor overlap a panel? How can sound effects enhance the story, and when do theydistract from it? What are the best ways to divide up the page to convey motion,time, action, or quiet? If you're serious about creating effective, innovativecomics, or just enjoying them from the creator's perspective, this in-depthguide is must-reading!
Publisher: Raleigh, NC : TwoMorrows Publ., c2002.
Characteristics: 205 p. :,ill. ;,28 cm.
Alternative Title: Design in sequential art storytelling.