About the Book

Drawing Words and Writing Pictures: Making Comics: Manga, Graphic Novels, and Beyond

by Jessica Abel and Matt Madden

A course on comic creation – for college classes or for independent study – that centers on storytelling and concludes with making a finished comic.  With chapters on lettering, story structure, and panel layout, the fifteen lessons offered – each complete with homework, extra credit activities and supplementary reading suggestions – provide a solid introduction for people interested in making their own comics.

Drawing Words and Writing Pictures: Making Comics: Manga, Graphic Novels, and Beyond
by Jessica Abel and Matt Madden

  • Publication Date: June 10, 2008
  • Genres: Graphic Novel
  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: First Second
  • ISBN-10: 1596431318
  • ISBN-13: 9781596431317