Reviews for Comic Strips : Create Your Own Comic Strips from Start to Finish

Horn Book Guide Reviews 2012 Spring
This guide for a young person interested in drawing comic strips covers the many steps to creating a story in pictorial art. The process is outlined clearly and with copious illustrations. Creating characters, writing funny incidents, organizing design layout, and even publishing advice are included. Cautionary notes about comic publishing on the internet are mentioned. Ind.

School Library Journal Reviews 2007 May

Gr 4-8 -Many books describe the writing and drawing process for graphic novels, but this one sets itself apart by explaining how to create a three-panel comic strip from start to finish. The author includes advice on getting story ideas, sketching jokes, layout and design, adding color, and getting feedback. The bright, dynamic layout includes full-color illustrations. The writing is clear and concise so that after completing the book, readers will feel confident to branch out on their own. Roche is mindful of his young audience as he directs them to the Internet, warning them to ask a parent before going online. An excellent addition.-Esther Keller, I.S. 278, Marine Park, NY

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