So You Want to Create Comics: A Book List

Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga, and Graphic Novels by Scott McCloudComics, comic books and graphic novels both online and in print are very popular and a legitimate way to tell a story. And comics aren’t just for superheroes anymore.

Moreover, Cleveland is a hotbed of comic book creativity. For example, three popular comic book authors recently hailed from the Greater Cleveland Area: Brian Michael Bendis, Brian K. Vaughan, and Brian Azzarello.

Is it time for you to carry on the tradition?

The books in this list offer guidance in learning the craft of writing and drawing comics.

So You Want to Create Comics?

Interested in one or more of these books? Click the mouse on the book cover to read more about it and order it from your local CLEVNET library.

New Books on Comic Creation




    • Words for Pictures: The Art and Business of Writing Comics and Graphic Novels by Brian Michael Bendis


The Original List


    • Comics and Sequential Art: Principles and Practices from the Legendary Cartoonist (The Will Eisner Instructional Series #1) by Will Eisner

















Check Out Another Version of This List

You can view another version of So You Want to Create Comics? book list complete with my annotations for many of the books at the CLEVNET webcatalog.

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