Diamond’s How to Draw Month Makes Books on Creating Comics Available

Make Comics Like the Pros

This month’s Diamond Previews catalog, used by comic shops and their customers to determine what to buy in the comic months, has the theme “How to Draw” to “pay tribute to the DIY spirit”. That means a number of publishers are reoffering books about making comics. Here are some I recommend you should be aware of, complete with this month’s ordering codes.

The DC Comics Guides to Creating ComicsWriting (JAN16 1915), Pencilling (JAN16 1916), Inking (JAN16 1917), Coloring & Lettering (JAN16 1918), Digitally Drawing (JAN16 1919), Creating Comics (JAN16 1914)

Drawing Words & Writing Pictures (First Second, JAN16 1491)

Make Comics Like the Pros

Make Comics Like the Pros (JAN16 1927)

Making Comics (Harper Collins, JAN16 1523)

Mastering Comics (First Second, JAN16 1492)

Reinventing Comics (Harper Collins, JAN16 1522)

Stan Lee’s How to Draw Comics (JAN16 1929)

Stan Lee’s How to Draw Superheroes (JAN16 1930)

Stan Lee’s How to Write Comics (JAN16 1928)

Understanding Comics (Harper Collins, JAN16 1521)

Will Eisner’s Comics & Sequential Art (WW Norton, JAN16 1814)

Will Eisner’s Expressive Anatomy for Comics (WW Norton, JAN16 1816)

Will Eisner’s Graphic Storytelling (WW Norton, JAN16 1815)

Words for Pictures: The Art and Business of Writing Comics and Graphic Novels (JAN16 1931)

For more resources, visit my page on How to Make Comics.

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