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Words for Pictures: the Art and Business of Writing Comics and Graphic Novels

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Best-selling Marvel Comics writer Brian Michael Bendis reveals the comic book writing secrets behind his work on The Avengers, Ultimate Spider-Man, All-New X-Men, and more. One of the most popular writers in modern comics, Brian Michael Bendis reveals the tools and techniques he and other top creators use to create some of the most popular comic book and graphic novel stories of all time. Words for Pictures shows readers the creative methods of a writer at the very top of his field. Bendis guides aspiring creators through each step of the comics-making process--from idea to script to finished sequential art--for fan favorite comics like The Avengers , Ultimate Spider-Man , Uncanny X-Men , and more. Along the way, tips and insights from other working writers, artists, and editors provide a rare, extensive look behind the creative curtain of the comics industry. With script samples, a glossary of must-know business terms for writers, and interactive comics-writing exercises, Words for Pictures provides the complete toolbox needed to jump start the next comics-writing success story.
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Full title words for pictures the art and business of writing comics and graphic novels
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subject_facet Comic books, strips, etc. -- Authorship, Graphic novels -- Authorship
title_display Words for Pictures : the Art and Business of Writing Comics and Graphic Novels
title_full Words for Pictures : the Art and Business of Writing Comics and Graphic Novels / Brian Michael Bendis, Words for Pictures The Art and Business of Writing Comics and Graphic Novels
title_short Words for Pictures :
title_sub the Art and Business of Writing Comics and Graphic Novels
topic_facet Authorship, Comic and Graphic Books, Comic books, strips, etc, Fiction, Graphic novels, Language Arts