Making Comics

by Scott McCloud. New York, NY: HarperCollins, 2006

 

Details how to write with pictures and make choices about moment, frame, image, words, and the flow of panels. It also discusses tools techniques and technologies to help as well as helping to understand different comic genres and styles.

 

Nominated for 2007 Harvey Award for Best Biographical, Historical or Journalistic Presentation; named Favourite Comics-Related Book at the 2007 Eagle Awards; and a 2007 Quill Award winner for Best Graphic Novel.

 

See how to use this book to teach writing comics in Worth A Thousand Words: Using Graphic Novels to Teach Visual and Verbal Literacy pages (124-125).

 

Grades 6+

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