A Graphic Novel on Everything about Comic by Scott McCloud: Understanding Comics
(You can read Understanding Comics online, one of the most important and influential works in the modern comic industry by Scott McCloud, at this site.)
Since its publication, Understanding Comics has gained huge success commercially and critically. Well-known comic and graphic novel authors and artists such as Neil Gaiman, Will Eisner, Alan Moore, Garry Trudeau, and Art Spiegelman expressed their praises for this seminal work of McCloud’s.
Providing abundant knowledge into the world of comic (and graphic novel), from the definitions, history, technicalities, theories, methods, concepts, styles, elements, and many others, Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art has become one of the most important and influential works in the modern comic industry.
Start Reading Understanding Comics Graphic NovelCover & Introduction
Chapter 1: Setting the Record Straight
Chapter 2: The Vocabulary of Comics
Chapter 3: Blood in the Gutter
Chapter 4: Time Frames
Chapter 5: Living in Line
Chapter 6: Show and Tell
Chapter 7: The Six Steps
Chapter 8: A Word about Color
Chapter 9: Putting It All Together