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Comics and Sequential Art

William Eisner

Comics and Sequential Art

by William Eisner

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Published by Rourke Publishing .
Written in English


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FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7723314M
ISBN 10068550445X
ISBN 109780685504451

In , he premiered A Contract with God, and Other Tenement Stories, a collection of realist cartoon stories that paved the way for the modern “graphic novel.” His book, Comics and Sequential Art, was among the first sustained analyses and overviews of the comics form, articulating theories of the art’s grammar and structure. Comics & Sequential Art: Principles & Practice of the World's Most Popular Art Form! by Eisner, Will and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Comics & Sequential Art by Eisner, Will - AbeBooks.

From among the books he lists as source, the most useful for your purposes seems likely to be Comics & Sequential Art by Will Eisner. Eisner is considered to be the father of the graphic novel, and this book, the textbook for a course he teaches, . Comics & Sequential Art shares Will Eisner's decades of experience producing comic strips and books and teaching this neglected subject. Comic strips and books are "a successful cross-breeding of illustration and prose," both visual and verbal .

Sequential Art is a webcomic drawn by Phillip M. Jackson (aka Jolly Jack) about a group of unlikely housemates. Art is a chronically frustrated graphic designer (and the only human living in the house); Kat, a cat girl, is a fun-loving photographer; Pip, a penguin, is a stereotypical video-game geek who makes a living buying and selling items online, and Scarlet is a naïve and . Eisner separates these topics into the following: Comics As A Form Of Reading, Imagery, Timing, The Frame, Expressive Anatomy, Writing & Sequential Art, Application, Print & Computer Media. Each of these subjects (except the last) is well-illustrated using excerpts from Eisner's own extensive body of work.


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"Comics and Sequential Art is a masterwork, the distillation of Will Eisner's genius to a clear and potent elixir."―Michael Chabon, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay.

Will Eisner is one of the twentieth century's great American artists, a man who pioneered the field of comic arts. Here, in his classic Cited by: Comics and Sequential Art is the first of three books in a series of comic book instructional books written by comics legend Will Eisner.

The creator of the widely-popular Spirit comic strip from the s, Eisner wrote one of the earliest (if not THE earliest) books exploring the medium of comic book storytelling, dissecting it and distilling it for would-be creators to consume and enjoy/5.

"Comics and Sequential Art is a masterwork, the distillation of Will Eisner's genius to a clear and potent elixir."—Michael Chabon, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay. Will Eisner is one of the twentieth century's great American artists, a man who pioneered the field of comic arts.

Other articles where Sequential art is discussed: graphic novel: The academic study of comics: Will Eisner used the term sequential art to describe the medium in his influential book Comics and Sequential Art, and in critic Scott McCloud offered this definition in his book Understanding Comics: comics are “juxtaposed pictorial and other images in deliberate.

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In Comics & Sequential Art, he distills the art of graphic storytelling into clear, concise principles that every cartoonist, comic artist, writer and filmmaker needs to know. Based on Eisner's popular course at New York's School of Visual Art, Comics & Sequential Art examines his ideas, advice and theories on the practice of graphic 5/5(2).

"Comics & Sequential Art" is based on a course Will Eisner taught at New York's School of Visual Art although originally this work was written as a series of essays that appeared randomly in "The Spirit" magazine. Eisner provides a guide book to the "principles & practice of the world's most popular art form, and while it is of interest to /5(20).

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The art is at times a little too soft-around-the-edges for my taste, but It's hard to clearly separate a response to the stories and to the art that illustrates them, but since Conner's work is the purpose of the volume the reader has to remember that she was limited by the material she was given to illustrate, so it's not fair to complain 4/5.

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Comic and Sequential Art is designed for the student who wishes to develop marketable skills in the area of sequential art, which encompasses comic book and comic strip art, graphic novels, children's books and/or storyboarding for animation, video, and film.

Career and Employment Outlook For information about careers in your area of. In comics studies, sequential art is a term proposed by comics artist Will Eisner to describe art forms that use images deployed in a specific order for the purpose of graphic storytelling (i.e., narration of graphic stories) or conveying information.

The best-known example of sequential art is comics. Etymology. The term "sequential art" was coined in by comics artist Will. - Examples of Sequential Story Telling from the Worlds of Illustration, Cartoons, Comic Books and Graphic Novels!. See more ideas about Comic books, Comics and Art pins.

Comics and Sequential Art presumes that the reader has a working definition of what a comic is and that the reader has a certain comfort with the material.

The chapters originated as a series of essays and also came out of the curriculum of a class. "Comics and Sequential Art is a masterwork, the distillation of Will Eisner's genius to a clear and potent elixir."&#;Michael Chabon, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay.

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Readers will learn the basic anatomy. Eisner presents the principles of graphic storytelling in this guide, which is based on his popular sequential art course at New York's School of Visual Art.

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