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Understanding comics : the invisible art  Cover Image Book Book

Understanding comics : the invisible art / [Scott McCloud].

Record details

  • ISBN: 006097625X
  • ISBN: 9780060976255
  • Physical Description: 215 pages, 1 unnumbered page : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
  • Edition: First HarperPerennial edition.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperPerennial, 1994.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Publisher, publishing date and paging may vary.
"A paperback edition of this book was originally published in 1993 by Kitchen Sink Press"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page [216]).
Formatted Contents Note:
Setting the record straight -- The vocabulary of comics -- Blood in the gutter -- Time frames -- Living in line -- Show and tell -- The six steps -- A word about color -- Putting it all together.
Summary, etc.:
Praised throughout the cartoon industry by such luminaries as Art Spiegelman, Matt Groening, and Will Eisner, this innovative comic book provides a detailed look at the history, meaning, and art of comics and cartooning.
Subject: Comic books, strips, etc. > Illustrations.
Caricatures and cartoons > History and criticism > Juvenile literature.
Comic books, strips, etc. > History and criticism.
Cartooning > Technique.

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Cameron Public. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Cameron Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 4 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cameron Public Library YGN 751 M (Text) 32311111197943 Youth Graphic Novel Available -

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