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Kaleidoscope: The Art of Illustrative Storytelling

Sandu Publications · Gingko Press Inc.
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Similar to a kaleidoscope, a good story employs reflection on the different elements to create a narrative or pattern that is captivating to the reader. The pressure is that much more when the storyteller is a graphic artist and has a page or less in which to tell the tale with little or no words....
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Over The Garden Wall Vol. 1

Pat McHale · Boom! Studios
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Two lost brothers venture across a strange forest and discover incredible and bizarre things on their journey home in a style reminiscent of The Wind in the Willows and Sleepy Hollow.Return to the Unknown with new Over The Garden Wall stories that expand the world of the Emmy Award-winning...
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Upstart!: Visual Identities for Start-Ups and New Businesses

Gestalten · Gestalten
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Upstart! showcases an exciting range of visual identities for start-ups and young businesses.Upstart! presents fresh branding ideas for entrepreneurs and designers. To stand out in a land of consumerist plenty, the new generation of small business entrepreneurs has learned to set high design...
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Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations

Mira Jacob · One World
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A bold, wry, and intimate graphic memoir about American identity, interracial families, and the realities that divide us, from the acclaimed author of The Sleepwalker's Guide to Dancing."By turns hilarious and heart-rending, it's exactly the book America needs at this moment."...
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The Best American Comics 2017

Ben Katchor · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

"Every last page is worth a look." - Bustle Ben Katchor, "the most poetic, deeply layered artist ever to draw a comic strip" (New York Times Book Review) , selects the best graphic pieces of the year. The Best American Comics 2017 showcases the work of both established...
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James Warren, Empire Of Monsters: The Man Behind Creepy, Vampirella, And Famous Mons

Bill Schelly · Fantagraphics Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

This heavily illustrated biography features eye-opening -- often outrageous -- anecdotes about Warren, a larger-than-life figure whose ability as a publisher, promoter, and provocateur make him a fascinating figure. In addition to Forrest J. Ackerman's Famous Monsters of Filmland,...
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The Best American Comics 2018

Phoebe Gloeckner · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

"I love comics. Comics is (Comics ARE?) a perfect language, robustly evolving and expanding like any other living language," writes Phoebe Gloeckner in her Introduction to The Best American Comics 2018. This year's collection includes work selected from the pages of graphic...
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