Graphic Novels A Guide to Comic Books Manga and More 2nd Edition

Author: Michael Pawuk
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781440851360
Release Date: 2017-05-30
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Covering genres from action/adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast and expanding terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles as well as providing information that will help librarians to build and balance their graphic novel collections and direct patrons to read-alikes. • Introduces users to approximately 1,000 currently popular graphic novels and manga • Organizes titles by genre, subgenre, and theme to facilitate finding read-alikes • Helps librarians build and balance their graphic novel collections

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Creating a Graphic Novel 2nd Edition

Author: Nat Gertler
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101155615
Release Date: 2009-11-03
Genre: Art

Graphic novel guidance from two experts in the field. Here is a clear, beginning-to-end guide to creating a graphic novel, from developing a concept to getting it to readers. Heavily illustrated, this book explains the tools used, demonstrates techniques, and offers tricks of the trade. Writers and illustrators alike will find it the best overall introduction to the world of graphic novels. ?New edition features a larger format with expanded illustrations. ?Publishers Weekly reports graphic novel sales in the U.S. and Canada at $375 million in 2007, quintuple sales from 2001, while in 2008, United Press International reports, graphic novel business is booming. ?Well-known author in the graphic novel community, both Eisner Award nominees

Manga The Complete Guide

Author: Jason Thompson
Publisher: Del Rey
ISBN: 9780345539441
Release Date: 2012-07-03
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

• Reviews of more than 900 manga series • Ratings from 0 to 4 stars • Guidelines for age-appropriateness • Number of series volumes • Background info on series and artists THE ONE-STOP RESOURCE FOR CHOOSING BETWEEN THE BEST AND THE REST! Whether you’re new to the world of manga-style graphic novels or a longtime reader on the lookout for the next hot series, here’s a comprehensive guide to the wide, wonderful world of Japanese comics! • Incisive, full-length reviews of stories and artwork • Titles rated from zero to four stars–skip the clunkers, but don’t miss the hidden gems • Guidelines for age-appropriateness–from strictly mature to kid-friendly • Profiles of the biggest names in manga, including CLAMP, Osamu Tezuka, Rumiko Takahashi, and many others • The facts on the many kinds of manga–know your shôjo from your shônen • An overview of the manga industry and its history • A detailed bibliography and a glossary of manga terms LOOK NO FURTHER, YOU’VE FOUND YOUR IDEAL MANGA COMPANION!

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Drawing Manga Illustrated

Author: John Layman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1592578233
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Art

Provides techniques and tips for creating cartoon characters and stories in the style of the Japanese genre, including step-by-step directions on how to draw facial expressions, bodies in motion, and combat weapons.

Comics richtig lesen

Author: Scott McCloud
Publisher: CARLSEN Verlag
ISBN: 9783551748171
Release Date: 2001-04-22
Genre: Humor

»Geschickt als ein leicht lesbarer Comic verkleidet, dekonstruiert Scott McClouds einfach gehaltener Band die geheime Sprache der Comics, während nebenbei Geheimnisse von Zeit, Raum, Kunst und Kosmos enthüllt werden. Der intelligenteste Comic, den ich seit langem gesehen habe. Bravo!« Art Spiegelman

McGraw Hill Education Preparation for the TASC Test 2nd Edition

Author: Kathy A. Zahler
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071843881
Release Date: 2015-05-29
Genre: Study Aids

The official guide for TASC--the new high school equivalency test straight--from the test-makers at CTB/McGraw-Hill Education! Now updated to cover major changes in test content, McGraw-Hill Education Preparation for the TASC Test walks you step-by-step through the test. Each section features a pre-test that helps you identify strengths and weaknesses before study. Each chapter includes review of the test subjects and exercises that reinforce new skills. Learning objectives are based on the Common Core State Standards, just like the real exam. You also get authentic TASC test questions with explanations, straight from the test maker. Test presently administered in California, Indiana, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, West Virginia, and Wyoming. Features: Exclusive: Authentic sample TASC test questions--straight from the test-makers at CTB/McGraw-Hill Education! Review and practice with all the latest TASC question types

The Complete Pok mon Pocket Guide Vol 1

Author: Makoto Mizobuchi
Publisher: VIZ Media - Children's
ISBN: 1421595435
Release Date: 2017-01-10
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

The complete guide to all 491 Pokémon, up through the new Diamond and Pearl generation – full-color pictures, descriptions and stats! From Abra to Zubat—They’re All Here! The complete, updated guides to all 491 Pokémon, up through the new Diamond and Pearl generation! Fully illustrated and totally comprehensive, this two-volume set features one Pokémon per page, providing full-color pictures, descriptions and stats, including Abilities, moves and Evolutions. Portable, practical and bursting with information!

Going Graphic

Author: Stephen Cary
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: UOM:39015060670372
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Education

Offers teachers a comprehensive guide to effectively using comics in any multilingual classroom.

Genrefied Classics

Author: Tina Frolund
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 1591581729
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Literary Criticism

Re-discover the classics--and use the genre approach to promote classic literature to readers.

Drawing Words and Writing Pictures

Author: Jessica Abel
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781596431317
Release Date: 2008-06-10
Genre: Art

A course on comics creation offers lessons on lettering, story, structure, panel layout, and much more, providing a solid introduction for people interested in making their own comics. Original.

My Hero Academia 1

Author: Kohei Horikoshi
Publisher: Carlsen
ISBN: 9783646707786
Release Date: 2016-11-25
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Kein Plan, was diese Liga der Bösen eigentlich ist, aber die behaupten allen Ernstes, sie wollen All Might töten?! Und dieser Penner Deku steckt in der Klemme?! Dass ich nicht lache! Der Pöbel überschätzt sich mal wieder selbst! Ich werfe alle, die mir im Weg sind, auf einen Haufen und dann walze ich sie platt! »Plus Ultra«!!