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Mastering Comics (Excerpt)

, || Presenting an excerpt from Mastering Comics, a new course of material to accompany First Second Books's first 2008 comics textbook, Drawing Words & Writing Pictures. School of Visual Arts cartooning professors Matt Madden and Jessica Abel bring their expertise to bear on the "second semester" of a course of study for the budding cartoonist. Covering advanced topics such as story composition, coloring, and file formatting, Mastering Comics is a vital companion to the introductory content of the first volume.

Mastering Comics (Excerpt)

Presenting an excerpt from Mastering Comics, a new course of material to accompany First Second Books’s first 2008 comics textbook, Drawing Words & Writing Pictures. School of Visual Arts cartooning professors Matt Madden and Jessica Abel bring their expertise to bear on the “second semester” of a course of study for the budding cartoonist.

Covering advanced topics such as story composition, coloring, and file formatting, Mastering Comics, out May 8th, is a vital companion to the introductory content of the first volume.

Read an excerpt from the book about dealing with the horrors of the blank page below.

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