Ted talk tuesday: the visual magic of comics by scott mccloud june 9, 2015 / catprint with the 2015 san diego comic con international only a little bit over a month away, it is only fitting that we recommend this ted talk to you. In this unmissable look at the magic of comics, scott mccloud bends the presentation format into a cartoon-like experience, where colorful. Author: scott mccloud, comics artist/author year : 1993 summary : an very readable introduction and analysis of the comic book medium, told in the form of a comic book.
Understanding comics is a book about the art of creating visualizations to tell a story perhaps a misnomer of a title, this book covers far more about visualization and communication than it does about the comics industry. Understanding comics by scott mccloud totally blew my mind this book is fun and easy to read but so incredibly helpful in showing the reader how comics work because the technical aspects of comics work on the reader subconsciously, i was unaware of how much difference can be made by things like the shape and spacing of a panel. A 215-page comic book about comics that explains the inner workings of the medium and examines many aspects of visual communication understanding comics has been translated into 16 languages, in the new york times review of books “scott mccloud’s book, understanding comics, is a must read for any true connoisseur of comics don’t.