Category: Comics

El comic y el arte secuencial by Will Eisner

By Will Eisner

El presente libro, El cómic y el arte secuencial, está basado en el well known curso que Eisner impartió durante años en el New York’s college of visible artwork y contiene un acopio de sus rules, teorías y consejos acerca de los angeles práctica de narrar historias a través del dibujo. Además, el autor ha revisado y actualizado los contenidos, incorporando el uso de las nuevas herramientas informáticas y electrónicas. Por este motivo, esta obra ofrece, tanto al estudiante serio como a los profesores de dibujo y guión, una oportunidad única para profundizar en el arte del cómic de los angeles mano de uno de sus mayores maestros. Desde su publicación, este libro ha gozado de una excelente acogida en todo el mundo, e incluso se united states como fabric de referencia en universidades y otros centros dedicados al estudio del cómic, el cine y l. a. literatura

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Watchmen and Philosophy: A Rorschach Test (The Blackwell by Mark D. White

By Mark D. White

Alan Moore's Watchmen is decided in 1985 and chronicles the choice heritage of the U.S. the place the united states edges dangerously towards nuclear warfare with the Soviet Union. inside of this international exists a gaggle of crime busters, who don tricky costumes to hide their id and struggle crime, and an complex plot to kill and discredit those "superheroes."

Alan Moore's Watchmen popularized the photo novel structure, has been named certainly one of Time magazine's most sensible a hundred novels, and is now being made right into a hugely expected motion picture version. This most recent ebook within the renowned Blackwell Philosophy and pa tradition sequence friends into Moore's deeply philosophical paintings to parse and deconstruct the moral matters raised via Watchmen's costumed adventurers, their activities, and their international. From nuclear destruction to utopia, from governmental authority to human morality and social accountability, it solutions questions enthusiasts have had for years approximately Watchmen's moral quandaries, subject matters, and characters.

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The Science of Supervillians by Robert Weinberg, Lois H. Gresh

By Robert Weinberg, Lois H. Gresh

The authors of The technology of Superheroes now display the true genius of the main evil geniuses
Ever ask yourself why comedian publication villains, resembling Spiderman's bionic archenemy Dr. Octopus or the X-Men's everlasting rival Magneto, are so frightening and rather a lot enjoyable? It's not only their diabolical expertise for confounding our heroes, it's their unrivalled techno-proficiency at growing international mayhem that retains comedian e-book fanatics captivated. yet is any of the technology truly precise? within the technological know-how of Supervillains, authors Lois Gresh and Bob Weinberg current a hugely unique and informative examine the mind-boggling wizardry at the back of the comedian e-book world's mythical baddies. even if it's synthetic intelligence, guns platforms, anti-matter, robotics, or magnetic flux concept, this enjoyable, fact-filled booklet is an interesting day trip into the real-world technology animating the genius within the comedian booklet world's pantheon of evil geniuses.

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The Art of Comics: A Philosophical Approach by Roy T. Cook, Aaron Meskin

By Roy T. Cook, Aaron Meskin

The artwork of Comics is the first-ever number of essays released in English dedicated to the philosophical issues raised by means of comics and picture novels. In a space of growing to be philosophical curiosity, this quantity constitutes an outstanding step forward within the improvement of this quickly increasing box, and makes a robust contribution to the philosophy of art.

• The first-ever anthology to deal with the philosophical concerns raised by means of the paintings of comics
• offers an intensive and thorough advent to the sphere, and to comics extra generally
• Responds to the expanding philosophical curiosity in comedian art
• encompasses a preface via the well known comics writer Warren Ellis
• the various chapters are illustrated, and the publication contains a beautiful disguise via the emerging younger comics megastar David Heatley

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The big book of urban legends: adapted from the works of Jan by Jan Harold Brunvand, Robert Loren Fleming, Robert F. Boyd

By Jan Harold Brunvand, Robert Loren Fleming, Robert F. Boyd

This choice of unusual and peculiar anecdotal stories drawn (ostensibly) from genuine existence includes 2 hundred tales that experience circulated throughout metropolitan areas--all normally sworn to be real. ''The Poodle within the Microwave, '' ''The Mouse within the Coke Bottle, '' and ''The unintended Cannibals'' are only a number of the legends awarded during this quantity. Illustrated via artists from DC Comics. Mature readers.

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The DC Comics Guide to Digitally Drawing Comics by Freddie E. Williams II

By Freddie E. Williams II

At last–the first consultant to drawing comics digitally! Artists! achieve tremendous superpowers...with assistance from your machine! The DC Comics advisor to Digitally Drawing Comics indicates the best way to quit pencil, pen, and paper and begin drawing dynamic, fascinating comics paintings completely with laptop instruments. writer Freddie E Williams is one in every of DC Comics' most popular artists and a pacesetter in electronic penciling and inking–and right here, in transparent, step by step instructions, he publications readers via the whole lot of the electronic method, from turning at the computing device to completing a electronic dossier of totally inked comedian artwork, prepared for print. making a template, sketching at the machine, penciling, and at last inking digitally are all coated intensive, in addition to daring, timesaving shortcuts created by means of Williams, confirmed via years of trial and mistake. Step into the electronic age, streamline the drawing method, and jump over the restrictions of mere actual drawing fabrics with The DC consultant to Digitally Drawing Comics.

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The Sandman Companion: A Dreamer's Guide to the by Hy Bender

By Hy Bender

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I hoped that the Sandman significant other wouldn't be an excessive amount of of a repeat of the Sandman Annotations on-line, and, fortunately, it isn't in any respect. There's certainly sufficient new stuff to make it definitely worth the conceal cost. along with that, a few issues many fanatics are already accustomed to from rumors and/or interviews are clarified right here, just like the beginning of dying, and the relationship among Delirium and Tori Amos.

Each Sandman assortment is mentioned, one after the other, with insightful essays by means of Hy Bender, after which the Neil Gaiman interviews. There fairly is lots of latest info. for each factor, virtually, there's a few neat truth you didn't recognize prior to, or a remark from Neil. (For instance, it's no twist of fate that "Three Septembers and a January" appears like "Four Weddings and a Funeral", even supposing the comedian was once published earlier than the movie!) no matter if I had identified every thing during this e-book already, Neil's interviews are regularly enjoyable to read.

The e-book comprises an exceptional advent and "Frequently requested Questions", with questions akin to "Why should still I learn a comic book book?" the reply to this query is definitely the right factor to teach anyone who turns their nostril up at comics. definite, comics could be useful literature, and never in basic terms that, they've got power for inventive results that can't be completed via movie or phrases alone.

The Sandman better half is additionally good illustrated. With the textual content, there are black-and-white illustrations by means of Sandman artists, together with panels from the comedian, buying and selling card paintings, and concept sketches--early principles for what Dream should still seem like. Then there's an outstanding full-color part with extra buying and selling playing cards, and funky stuff like Sandman statues and posters (Now that I personal picures of them, I don't believe so undesirable approximately now not having the ability to get my arms at the real items), foreign-language versions of the comedian, or even a few of Dave McKean's Vertigo Tarot (Mad Hettie because the excessive Priestess, Dream because the Hierophant, Delirium as Temperance, future because the Wheel of Fortune, and dying as...well, Death).

This is a really well-done better half publication to the Sandman sequence, readable and continually attention-grabbing. i actually suggest it. The hardcover rate could be a bit a lot for the informal fan, yet any critical Gaiman enthusiast (like me!) should purchase this once attainable. I'd recommend that when you've accomplished the Sandman sequence at least one time, learn the spouse as you re-read every one quantity. That's what I'm doing--it's like studying the sequence over again.

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