The Art of the Comic Book An Aesthetic History Studies in


The Art of the Comic Book An Aesthetic History Studies in Popular Culture ❮Reading❯ ➶ The Art of the Comic Book An Aesthetic History Studies in Popular Culture ➮ Author Robert C. Harvey – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk In this definitive study of one of popular cultures favorite genres Robert C Harvey a cartoonist and comics critic traces the evolution of the comic book as a potent form of narrative art He takes it In this of the ePUB ☆ definitive study of one of popular cultures favorite genres Robert C Harvey a cartoonist and comics critic traces the evolution of the comic book as a potent form of narrative art He takes it from its beginnings in The Art eBook ½ the s through the most contemporary of productions in the mid s In defining comic book aesthetics Harvey establishes both a critical perspective and a vocabulary for evaluating the art Because he is an able practitioner himself his insights are especially Art of the Kindle Ñ valuable As he demonstrates how words and pictures function together to tell stories in ways uniue to the medium he explains the processes of narrative breakdown page layout and panel composition and shows how these Art of the Comic Book PDF/EPUB or aspects of the art form can Art of the Comic Book PDF/EPUB or be manipulated for dramatic effects Enhanced by many illustrations this detailed examination of comic book art includes work from both the mainstream and the counterculture both veteran and newcomer Whether traditional or iconoclastic their cartoon art continues to uphold the aesthetic that Harvey finds to be the basis of cartooning.

  • Paperback
  • 300 pages
  • The Art of the Comic Book An Aesthetic History Studies in Popular Culture
  • Robert C. Harvey
  • English
  • 13 April 2014
  • 9780878057580

About the Author: Robert C. Harvey

Robert C of the ePUB ☆ Harvey born popularly known as R C Harvey is an author critic and cartoonist He has written a number of books on the history of the medium with special focus on the history of the comic strip The Art eBook ½ and he has also worked as a freelance cartoonistHarvey describes himself as having created cartoons since the age of seven He was educated at the University of Colorado where he su.



3 thoughts on “The Art of the Comic Book An Aesthetic History Studies in Popular Culture

  1. Karl Kindt Karl Kindt says:

    Anyone interested in how comic books function as an art form needs to read this RCH's writing is a bit indulgent at times but he provides very clear insightful detailed analysis 80% of the time

  2. Ben Ben says:

    This is the best Comics theory book I've read It is very unlike McCloud's book but eually essential Though McCloud provides deep insights into what Comics are Harvey's book demonstrates what makes certain visual storytelling techniues good and how the medium can achieve brilliance Essential for creators

  3. Jacob Jacob says:

    Public library copy A great history on comics with some of the industry's finest chalk full of details with visual aides

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