Author(s): John Byrne
Learn to Draw Comics is a new title in the successful Learn to Draw series of instructional step-by-step books for beginners. It covers the basic techniques of drawing comic strips and graphic stories in a lively and accessible way. Comic strips and graphic stories are very popular and have international appeal. This book, which complements the author's very successful Learn to Draw Cartoons, provides an ideal introduction to the skills required to draw successful comics of your own. All the basics are covered, including how to develop cartoon characters and then create a narrative for them, and the essential techniques and processes are described in a clear and entertaining way, accompanied by step-by-step illustrations. A number of different types of comics are featured, including the popular 'superhero' type, with something to appeal to all age groups.
John Byrne is a well-known professional cartoonist and the author of several successful cartoon books, including Learn to Draw Cartoons and Drawing Cartoons That Sell. He has extensive experience of running cartoon and communications training courses, and is a regular exhibitor at the Cartoon Gallery in London.