Scott McCloud has been writing, drawing, and examining comics since 1984. Winner of the Eisner and Harvey awards, his works have been translated into more than sixteen languages. Frank Miller (Sin City, 300) called him "just about the smartest guy in comics." He lives with his family in southern California. His online comics and inventions can be found at scottmccloud.com.--This text refers to the Paperback edition.
A well thought out and organized book about the creational process of comic production, rather than a book about "how to draw comics". Read morePublished 22 days ago by Ian Greenwood
I was hoping to be able to use this book with primary aged children to encourage their writing, but once it arrived I realised it seems to be better suited to adults.Published 4 months ago by ajtomkins
Understanding Comics opened up the 'comic' to me at a time when I was already making comics for a living and just about to start teaching the subject. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Ingi Jensson
very clearly explains the basics in easy to understand manner - highly readable.Published 7 months ago by lovetoread
An excellent book about comics, and writing / drawing comics, written as a comic-book. It's stuff all comic lovers and drawers have known, made plain. Read morePublished 8 months ago by BumpyConstant
Saw it in my uni library and wanted one. My little brother's birthday was coming and he likes to draw so I got it for him and we both love it. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Michelle