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 NovelRead Cover & Introduction
Read Chapter 1: Setting the Record Straight
Read Chapter 2: The Vocabulary of Comics
Read Chapter 3: Blood in the Gutter
Read Chapter 4: Time Frames
Read Chapter 5: Living in Line
Read Chapter 6: Show and Tell
Read Chapter 7: The Six Steps
Read Chapter 8: A Word about Color
Read Chapter 9: Putting It All Together