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Comics confidential : thirteen graphic novelists talk story, craft, and life outside the box / [compiled and edited by] Leonard S. Marcus ; [foreword by David Small].

Marcus, Leonard S., 1950- interviewer, editor. (Added Author). Small, David, 1945- 1945- writer of foreword. (Added Author). Bliss, Harry, 1964- interviewee. (Added Author). Chien, Catia, interviewee. (Added Author). Hayes, Geoffrey, interviewee. (Added Author). Kibuishi, Kazu, 1978- interviewee. (Added Author). Larson, Hope, interviewee. (Added Author). Novgorodoff, Danica, interviewee. (Added Author). Phelan, Matt, interviewee. (Added Author). Roman, Dave, interviewee. (Added Author). Siegel, Mark, 1967- interviewee. (Added Author). Siegel, Siena Cherson, interviewee. (Added Author). Sturm, James, 1965- interviewee. (Added Author). Varon, Sara, interviewee. (Added Author). Yang, Gene Luen, interviewee. (Added Author).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780763659387
  • ISBN: 076365938X
  • Physical Description: xv, 176 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-173) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Harry Bliss ; Up, up, and away -- Cátia Chien ; Water -- Geoffrey Hayes ; Mister Bear makes his move -- Kazu Kibuishi ; Copper -- Hope Larson ; Starland -- Danica Novgorodoff ; Turf -- Matt Phelan ; City life -- Dave Roman ; The proximity effect -- Mark Siegel and Siena Cherson Siegel ; City entity -- James Strum ; Tomorrow, the world -- Sara Varon ; No place like home -- Gene Luen Yang ; Berkeley, California.
Summary, etc.: Thirteen prominent cartoonists discuss their creative processes and the experiences and influences that led to their success in one of today's most vibrant art forms. Each interview is followed by an original graphic short on the common theme of "the city."
Subject: Cartoonists > United States > Interviews > Juvenile literature.
Cartoonists > United States > Biography > Anecdotes > Juvenile literature.
Comic books, strips, etc. > Authorship > Juvenile literature.
Comic books, strips, etc. > Technique > Juvenile literature.
City and town life > Comic books, strips, etc.
Comic books, strips, etc. > United States.
Cartoons and comics > Authorship.
Cartoons and comics > Technique.
City and town life > Fiction.
Cartoons and comics.
Genre: Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels.

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