* Choose the right moments to clarify and strengthen your stories. * Frame actions and guide your readers' eyes through each comics page. * Choose words and pictures that communicate together. * Create varied and compelling new characters. * Master body language and facial expressions. * Create rich, believable worlds for your readers to explore. * Pick the tools that are right for you. * Navigate the vast world of comics styles and genres.
Scott McCloud has been writing, drawing, and examining comics since 1984. Winner of the Eisner and Harvey awards, his works have been translated into more than sixteen languages. Frank Miller (Sin City, 300) called him "just about the smartest guy in comics." He lives with his family in southern California. His online comics and inventions can be found at scottmccloud.com.