[ download Textbooks ] Comics Confidential: Thirteen Graphic Novelists Talk Story, Craft, and Life Outside the BoxAuthor Various – Entrecielos.co

This is an engaging volume for the formats fans to learnabout the creators behind popular works and might serve as a good bridge from graphic novels intoprose based selections A solid choice to supplement a robust graphic novel collection Hard core fans will be pleasedSchool Library Journal starred review Most valuable for young readers may be the discussions of the cartoonists work routines, providing the indispensable insight that this is not just an art but a job and emphasizing the level of professional discipline it requires In addition to the interviews, each cartoonist provides an original short comic, deepening the significance of their words and illustrating how comics occupy a seemingly impossible position, simultaneously intensely personal and resonantly universalBooklistThough this will likely be most valued by kid fans of the assorted artists, this could easily serve as a source for a variety of programming both in the classroom and the libraryBulletin of the Center for Children s BooksMarcuss chosen comics creators together represent a nice range of styles, topics, nationalities, backgrounds, and intended audiencesThe profiles are concise and informative taken together as a whole, the book represents a snapshot of the genre as it continues on its upward trajectory what with Newbery Honors going to graphic novels in consecutive yearsHorn BookEach substantial, in depth artist s interview is introduced by an insightful, expertly crafted biography, and accompanied by a short comic created by the artist just for this bookIt s hard to imagine anyoneespecially an aspiring artistwho wouldn t be fascinated and inspired by the creative paths of this talented group of graphic novelists and the thoughtful, clear eyed context that Marcus gives their storiesShelf Awareness for ReadersFor comics fans who are a bit older , this collection has insights from some of the best, most thought provoking graphic novelists for young peopleVirginian PilotA must have collection for comics fans and creators everywhere, packed with interviews and original comics by todays foremost graphic novelistsRespected anthologist Leonard S Marcus turns his literary microscope to the world of comics, which has lately morphed and matured at a furious pace Powerful influences from manga to the movies to underground comix have influenced the thirteen artists and writers interviewed in these pages to create their own word and picture narratives Here are their moving, funny, inspirational stories true tales from the crucible of creative struggles that led each to become a master of one of todays most vibrant art forms The book also contains an original graphic short on the common theme of the city from each of the artists, a mini comic set in a cityscape of their choosingpresent day, historical, or imaginaryFeaturing interviews with Harry BlissCatia ChienGeoffrey HayesKazu KibuishiHope LarsonDanica NovgorodoffMatt PhelanDave RomanMark and Siena Cherson SiegelJames SturmSara VaronGene Luen Yang