Creating Comics!: 47 Master Artists Reveal the Techniques and Inspiration Behind Their Comic Genius

Creating Comics!: 47 Master Artists Reveal the Techniques and Inspiration Behind Their Comic Genius

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Overview

Comics are a unique form of storytelling created by talented and visionary artists. Creating Comics! is the first book to truly explore the backstories of the most talented visual artists currently practicing. Two of the most successful comic artists, Paul Gulacy and Michael Cavallaro, pen the foreword and introduction of the book, setting the tone for a truly remarkable collection of interviews from artists. Featured artists include Ryan Alexander-Tanner, Joseph Arthur, Gregory Benton, Ben Brown, Jeffrey Brown, Keith Carter, Michael Cavallaro, Amanda Conner, Henry Covert, Molly Crabapple, Marguerite Dabaie, Fly, Dylan Gibson, Michael Golden, Dan Goldman, Paul Gulacy, Chris Haughton, Glenn Head, Danny Hellman, John Holmstrom, R. Kikuo Johnson, Justin Kavoussi, Jim Lawson, Sonia Leong, Benjamin Marra, Paul Maybury, Tara McPherson, Josh Neufeld, Hyeondo Park, Chari Pere, Paul Pope, James Romberger/Marguerite Van Cook, J.J. Sedelmaier, Dash Shaw, R. Sikoryak, Maria Smedstad, Steve Spatucci, Jim Steranko, Denis St. John, Ward Sutton, Neil Swaab, Mark Texeira, Shawnti Therrien, Sara Varon, and Todd Webb. These artists walk readers through their conceptual process when devising story lines with powerful graphics. This is a must-read for all graphic novel enthusiasts!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781610601672
Publisher: Rockport Publishers
Publication date: 09/01/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
File size: 52 MB
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About the Author

Spencer Drate and Judith Salavetz are award-winning creative directors, designers, authors, curators, and packagers specializing in music and pop culture books. Drate was a four-time Grammy judge (1989-1992) on the music packaging committee, co-designed a Grammy Award--nominated album package, Talking Heads-Fear of Music (1979), and authored the first visual history book on the 45 Record Sleeve, 45 RPM, in 2002. Combined, Salavetz and Drate have designed for such artists as U2, Lou Reed, The Velvet Underground, Leonard Cohen, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ramones, Talking Heads, The Pretenders, Beach Boys, Joan Jett, and Bon Jovi

Spencer Drate and Judith Salavetz are award-winning creative directors, designers, authors, curators, and packagers specializing in music and pop culture books. Drate was a four-time Grammy judge (1989-1992) on the music packaging committee, co-designed a Grammy Award--nominated album package, Talking Heads-Fear of Music (1979), and authored the first visual history book on the 45 Record Sleeve, 45 RPM, in 2002. Combined, Salavetz and Drate have designed for such artists as U2, Lou Reed, The Velvet Underground, Leonard Cohen, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ramones, Talking Heads, The Pretenders, Beach Boys, Joan Jett, and Bon Jovi

Spencer Drate and Judith Salavetz are award-winning creative directors, designers, authors, curators, and packagers specializing in music and pop culture books. Drate was a four-time Grammy judge (1989-1992) on the music packaging committee, co-designed a Grammy Award--nominated album package, Talking Heads-Fear of Music (1979), and authored the first visual history book on the 45 Record Sleeve, 45 RPM, in 2002. Combined, Salavetz and Drate have designed for such artists as U2, Lou Reed, The Velvet Underground, Leonard Cohen, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ramones, Talking Heads, The Pretenders, Beach Boys, Joan Jett, and Bon Jovi

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