Whether you are looking to break into the world of comics and graphic novels or you’re already a lifelong fan, this week’s staff pick is highly recommended. Understanding Comics takes an enjoyable dive into the history and complexity of the often maligned but much beloved artform.
“Praised throughout the cartoon industry by such luminaries as Art Spiegelman, Matt Groening, and Will Eisner, Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics is a seminal examination of comics art: its rich history, surprising technical components, and major cultural significance. Explore the secret world between the panels, through the lines, and within the hidden symbols of a powerful but misunderstood art form.” -Goodreads.com
You can find Understanding Comics in our staff picks display at the DeMott Lane branch!
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