Graphic Novels A Guide to Comic Books Manga and More 2nd Edition

Covering genres from adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles to help librarians balance their graphic novel collections and ...

Author: Michael Pawuk

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440851360

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 719

View: 942

Covering genres from action/adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast and expanding terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles as well as providing information that will help librarians to build and balance their graphic novel collections and direct patrons to read-alikes. • Introduces users to approximately 1,000 currently popular graphic novels and manga • Organizes titles by genre, subgenre, and theme to facilitate finding read-alikes • Helps librarians build and balance their graphic novel collections

The Readers Advisory Guide to Graphic Novels

Provides a library reference guide to graphic novels, listing the different genres available and describing the relationship between graphic novels and films and video games, along with lists of recommended works for each category.

Author: Francisca Goldsmith

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 0838910084

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 124

View: 408

Provides a library reference guide to graphic novels, listing the different genres available and describing the relationship between graphic novels and films and video games, along with lists of recommended works for each category.

The Everything Guide to Writing Graphic Novels

The Everything Guide to Writing Graphic Novels is your shot at the big time. Whether you want to go as dark as Sin City, as funny as Bone, or as poignant as Maus, this book shows you how to do it all.

Author: Mark Ellis

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440524289

Category: Reference

Page: 304

View: 231

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.

Graphic Novels

An annotated bibliographic guide to graphic novels contains approximately 2,400 titles listed by genre and sub-genre.

Author: Michael Pawuk

Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated

ISBN: 9781591581321

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 633

View: 881

An annotated bibliographic guide to graphic novels contains approximately 2,400 titles listed by genre and sub-genre.

The Complete Guide to Self Publishing Comics

With The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing Comics, creators/instructors Comfort Love and Adam Withers provide a step-by-step breakdown of the comics-making process, perfect for any aspiring comics creator.

Author: Comfort Love

Publisher: Watson-Guptill

ISBN: 0804137811

Category: Art

Page: 240

View: 385

Take Control of Your Comics-Making Destiny Creating your own comic is easier than ever before. With advances in technology, the increased connectivity of social media, and the ever-increasing popularity of the comics medium, successful DIY comics publishing is within your reach. With The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing Comics, creators/instructors Comfort Love and Adam Withers provide a step-by-step breakdown of the comics-making process, perfect for any aspiring comics creator. This unprecedented, in-depth coverage gives you expert analysis on each step—writing, drawing, coloring, lettering, publishing, and marketing. Along the way, luminaries in the fields of comics, manga, and webcomics—like Mark Waid, Adam Warren, Scott Kurtz, and Jill Thompson—lend a hand, providing “Pro Tips” on essential topics for achieving your comics-making dreams. With the insights and expertise contained within these pages, you’ll have everything you need and no excuses left: It’s time to make your comics!

Writing and Illustrating the Graphic Novel

Presents guidance for creating graphic novels, beginning with establishing characters and continuing through storytelling, drawing technique, composition, inking, coloring, lettering, and strategies for getting the finished product ...

Author: Dan Cooney

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated

ISBN: 9780764146299

Category: Art

Page: 160

View: 318

Presents guidance for creating graphic novels, beginning with establishing characters and continuing through storytelling, drawing technique, composition, inking, coloring, lettering, and strategies for getting the finished product published.

Genreflecting

With hundreds of thousands of books being published each year, it is difficult to keep abreast of current genre fiction and popular reading tastes. This classic guide helps.

Author: Diana Tixier Herald

Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated

ISBN: 9781591582861

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 562

View: 733

Genres demystified: more than 5,000 titles classified by genre, subgenre, and theme.

Comic Book Design

Provides instruction and techniques for creating comic books, discussing designing characters, developing storylines, page layouts, lettering, color, and covers.

Author: Gary Spencer Millidge

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780823097968

Category: Art

Page: 160

View: 726

Provides instruction and techniques for creating comic books, discussing designing characters, developing storylines, page layouts, lettering, color, and covers.

Comic Book History of Comics

The award-winning Action Philosophers team of Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey turn their irreverent-but-accurate eye to the stories of Jack Kirby, R. Crumb, Harvey Kurtzman, Alan Moore, Stan Lee, Will Eisner, Fredric Wertham, Roy ...

Author: Fred Van Lente

Publisher: IDW Publishing

ISBN: 1613774540

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 224

View: 912

For the first time ever, the inspiring, infuriating, and utterly insane story of comics, graphic novels, and manga is presented in comic book form! The award-winning Action Philosophers team of Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey turn their irreverent-but-accurate eye to the stories of Jack Kirby, R. Crumb, Harvey Kurtzman, Alan Moore, Stan Lee, Will Eisner, Fredric Wertham, Roy Lichtenstein, Art Spiegelman, Herge, Osamu Tezuka - and more! Collects Comic Book Comics #1-6.

Comics Experience Guide to Writing Comics

It's your story... These are ways to help you get your story out, to help you become the writer inside of yourself." This is the book on writing you've been waiting for, a nuts-and-bolts guide to writing fiction for comics.

Author: Andy Schmidt

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440351880

Category: Art

Page: 176

View: 950

Unlock the secrets to comic-writing success! "You have a story tell. It's your story... These are ways to help you get your story out, to help you become the writer inside of yourself." This is the book on writing you've been waiting for, a nuts-and-bolts guide to writing fiction for comics. While it is true that there is no set way to write a comic book script, no set format, no industry standard, it is equally true that someone learning to write comics needs structure. That's where Comics Experience© Guide to Writing Comics can help. Comics veteran Andy Schmidt offers sage advice and practical instruction for everything from writing realistic dialogue to communicating your ideas to other comics professionals. Inside you'll find: • 23 exercises to help you put fundamental writing principles into practice • Sample script formats, page-by-page outlines, scene-by-scene outlines and short pitches that show you exactly how to create these important components of the writing process • Diagrams and pages from published comics to illustrate key concepts • Tips on professional development, networking and navigating the comics industry These pages include all the tools you need to write great comics, but where do you begin? Begin with yourself. You have to know--not believe--know: You can do this, and this guide will help. Now, begin with Chapter 1...

The Most Important Comic Book on Earth

The Most Important Comic Book On Earth is a global collaboration for planetary change, bringing together a diverse team of 300 leading environmentalists, artists, authors, actors, filmmakers, musicians, and more to present over 120 stories ...

Author: Cara Delevingne

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0744058511

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 352

View: 680

120 inspiring visual stories on environmentalism from key figures, charities, activists, and artists. The Most Important Comic Book On Earth is a global collaboration for planetary change, bringing together a diverse team of 300 leading environmentalists, artists, authors, actors, filmmakers, musicians, and more to present over 120 stories to save the world. Whether it's inspirational tales from celebrity names such as Cara Delevingne and Andy Serkis, hilarious webcomics from War and Peas and Ricky Gervais, artworks by leading illustrators David Mack and Tula Lotay, calls to action from activists George Monbiot and Jane Goodall, or powerful stories by Brian Azzarello and Amy Chu, each of the comics in this anthology will support projects and organizations fighting to save the planet and Rewrite Extinction.

Children s Literature in Action A Librarian s Guide 3rd Edition

Graphic Novels: A Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More (Second Edition). Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited. In their article, “Got Graphic Novels?” Baird and Jackson (2007) offer these helpful tips for librarians on collecting this ...

Author: Sylvia M. Vardell

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440867798

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 348

View: 468

This practitioner-oriented introduction to literature for children ages 5–12 covers the latest trends, titles, and tools for choosing the best books and materials as well as for planning fun and effective programs and activities. • Includes recommendations and evaluations of digital ebooks, apps, and audiobooks as well as print titles, providing full coverage of today's range of materials for children • Features short essays by top authors and practitioners in the field to give readers expert opinions and guidance • Provides author comments, collaborative activities, featured books, special topics and programs, selected awards and celebrations, historical connections, recommended resources, issues for discussion, relevant professional standards, and assignment suggestions within each chapter • Addresses the most recent professional and curricular standards for elementary school students—a key element of today's education assessment standards


Genreflecting A Guide to Popular Reading Interests 8th Edition

... A Guide to Popular Reading Interests Rebecca Vnuk and Nanete Donohue Encountering Enchantment: A Guide to Speculative Fiction for Teens, Second Edition Susan Fichtelberg Graphic Novels: A Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More, ...

Author: Diana Tixier Herald

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440858489

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 420

View: 751

Librarians who work with readers will find this well-loved guide to be a treasure trove of information. With descriptive annotations of thousands of genre titles mapped by genre and subgenre, this is the readers' advisor's go-to reference. • Helps librarians answer the challenging question "What should I read next?" • Helps LIS students understand popular genres and better select books for which readers are looking • Serves as a starting point for library patrons looking for their next read

Teen Genreflecting A Readers Advisory and Collection Development Guide 4th Edition

... Grit : A Guide to Street Lit Megan Honig Historical Fiction for Teens : A Genre Guide Melissa Rabey Graphic Novels for ... Second Edition Susan Fichtelberg Graphic Novels : A Guide to Comic Books , Manga , and More , Second Edition ...

Author: Sarah Flowers

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440872732

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 259

View: 397

Teen Genreflecting serves as a guide to contemporary teen fiction, encompassing every genre and format, including graphic novels, scrapbook-formatted books, verse novels, historical fiction, speculative fiction, contemporary realistic fiction, and more. Teen literature is one of the most popular and quickly growing segments of the publishing world. Not only are teens continuing to read for pleasure, but many adults have discovered the joys of teen literature. As part of the Genreflecting Advisory Series, Teen Genreflecting provides librarians with a road map to the vibrant and diverse body of literature focusing on recent fiction for teens, organizing and describing some 1,300 titles, most published within the past ten years, along with perennial classics. The authors indicate where each title fits in the genre scheme; its subject matter, format, and general reading level; and any pertinent awards. They also provide advice on readers' advisory services to teens, descriptions of genres and subgenres, and lists of favorites for each genre. As with previous editions, this guide will prove invaluable to librarians building their teen collections and will help them assist teens in finding the books they love, no matter what genre. Helps librarians find the right book for their teen users Helps librarians develop current, diverse, and robust teen collections Provides libraries with a comprehensive list of recent teen fiction Provides students or professionals new to YA lit with a detailed overview of contemporary YA genre fiction

Making Comics

Presents instructions for aspiring cartoonists on the art form's key techniques, sharing concise and accessible guidelines on such principles as capturing the human condition through words and images in a minimalist style.

Author: Scott McCloud

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks

ISBN: 9780060780944

Category: Art

Page: 264

View: 351

Presents instructions for aspiring cartoonists on the art form's key techniques, sharing concise and accessible guidelines on such principles as capturing the human condition through words and images in a minimalist style.

Super Graphic

Plus, this is the fixed format version, which includes high-resolution images.

Author: Tim Leong

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1452135274

Category: Art

Page: 196

View: 173

The comic book universe is adventurous, mystifying, and filled with heroes, villains, and cosplaying Comic-Con attendees. This book by one of Wired magazine's art directors traverses the graphic world through a collection of pie charts, bar graphs, timelines, scatter plots, and more. Super Graphic offers readers a unique look at the intricate and sometimes contradictory storylines that weave their way through comic books, and shares advice for navigating the pages of some of the most popular, longest-running, and best-loved comics and graphic novels out there. From a colorful breakdown of the DC Comics reader demographic to a witty Venn diagram of superhero comic tropes and a Chris Ware sadness scale, this book charts the most arbitrary and monumental characters, moments, and equipment of the wide world of comics. Plus, this is the fixed format version, which includes high-resolution images.

Are You Listening

The graphic novel Are You Listening? is an intimate and emotionally soaring story about friendship, grief, and healing from Eisner Award winner Tillie Walden.

Author: Tillie Walden

Publisher: First Second

ISBN: 1250754445

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 320

View: 673

The graphic novel Are You Listening? is an intimate and emotionally soaring story about friendship, grief, and healing from Eisner Award winner Tillie Walden. Bea is on the run. And then, she runs into Lou. This chance encounter sends them on a journey through West Texas, where strange things follow them wherever they go. The landscape morphs into an unsettling world, a mysterious cat joins them, and they are haunted by a group of threatening men. To stay safe, Bea and Lou must trust each other as they are driven to confront buried truths. The two women share their stories of loss and heartbreak—and a startling revelation about sexual assault—culminating in an exquisite example of human connection. This magical realistic adventure from the celebrated comics creator of Spinning and On a Sunbeam will stay with readers long after the final gorgeously illustrated page. 2020 Eisner Award Winner, Best Graphic Album--New A Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book of 2019 A National Public Radio (NPR) Best Book of 2019 An O Magazine Best LGBTQ Book of 2019 One of The Comics Beat's Best Comics of 2019 A Lambda Literary Award Finalist

1001 Comics You Must Read Before You Die

Presents a year-by-year chronicle of comic books, graphic novels, and manga worldwide, from the earliest one-off albums to the latest in online comics and including some series and characters that have run for decades.

Author: Paul Gravett

Publisher: Rizzoli Publications

ISBN: 0789327317

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 960

View: 676

Visually amazing, this critical history of comic books, manga, and graphic novels is a must-have for any comic buff or collector. Over the centuries, comic books and their offshoots, such as graphic novels, manga, and bandes dessinées, have evolved into a phenomenally popular, influential, and unique art form through which we can express our opinions, our fantasies, our nightmares, and our dreams. In short: comics are emphatically no longer just for kids. This volume is the perfect introduction to a dynamic and globally popular medium, embracing every graphic genre worldwide to assess the very best works of sequential art, graphic literature, comics, and comic strips, past and present. Packed with fantastic reproductions of classic front covers and groundbreaking panels, this book is visually stunning as well as a trove of information— perfect for the passionate collector and casual fan alike.

Young Adult Literature in Action A Librarian s Guide 2nd Edition

A wordless graphic novel set in a slightly fantastical world that gives the reader the sense of what itÊs like to be an ... manga is more popular with girl readers and may serve as a gateway into graphic novels in general for girls.

Author: Rosemary Chance

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440835438

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 204

View: 535

Utilizing a genre approach, this overview of young adult literature shows new librarians and library science students the criteria to use for selecting quality books, including recommended titles. • Provides unbiased, authoritative guidance for finding recommended classic and recent titles by genre • Presents an excellent introduction to the field of young adult literature for undergraduate and graduate students who intend to be public or school librarians, students who are new to the study of young adult literature, or librarians who are new to working with young adults • Includes a new section consisting of fascinating answers from 14 authors explaining their motivations and inspirations for writing for young adult readers • Provides expanded coverage on the popular genres of graphic novels and science fiction books