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How to Draw and Sell Comic Strips Paperback – 26 Aug 2005

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  • Paperback: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Titan Books Ltd; 3rd edition (26 Aug. 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 184576076X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1845760762
  • Package Dimensions: 27.8 x 21.4 x 1.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,318,400 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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THE DEFINITVE GUIDE TO CREATING COMIC STRIPS - AND GETTING THEM PUBLISHED! This book will teach you not only how to master the art of creating exciting comic strips, but also how to get them published. Writer Alan McKenzie and other professional comic strip artists share their inside trade secrets, including:;What equipment to buy;How to write a script and break it down into panels;How to draw the human figure in convincing poses;Pencilling, inking, lettering and colouring processes (including computer colouring);How to present and pitch your work to publishers A special appendix of US and UK comic publishers and syndicates, complete with addresses, gives you all the contacts you need to get started.

About the Author

Alan McKenzie is an industry professional with over 20 years experience in creating comic strips. He started his comics career at Top Sellers, and then moved to Marvel Comics, where he edited the SF magazines, Starburst and Doctor Who. He then became a contributing editor at 2000AD, also writing the Judge Dredd strip in the Daily Star. He now works for the BBC Web Design team.

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