Synopses & Reviews
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
About the Author
Nat Gertler is an acclaimed comic book editor, educator, and graphic novel industry expert. His serialized graphic novel, The Factor, was nominated for an Eisner Award, and his publishing imprint, About Comics, has released works by several New York Times best-selling authors. He is the author of seven Complete Idiot’s Guides books.
Steve Lieber is an award-wining graphic artist who has professionally drawn Conan, Buffy, Superman, Star Trek, and Batman comics. Lieber recently completed work on a sequel to the graphic novel, Road To Perdition, which was the source for the 2003 Academy Award-winning film by the same name.