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Aesthetic Pacing | The Comics Journal

Aesthetic Pacing | The Comics Journal | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
Not to far south of Hasen was artist Joe Brainard, who made his own kinda comic-based work. In TCJ-related news, Tim, Joe McCulloch and Matt Seneca talked with Robin McConnell for nearly two hours on Robin's year-end ...
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Go, Read: Electricomics Launch Press Release

One thing you should do before the week is out if you're interested in comics from just about any perspective except maybe "editorial cartooning and only editorial cartooning" is check out the PR for the Alan Moore-related digital comics app...
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How to Use 3-Act Story Structure in Comic Strips

How to Use 3-Act Story Structure in Comic Strips | Comics Theory | Scoop.it

"In just three to four comic panels, you can utilize three-act structure to tell a story. If there’s conflict and a character reacting to that conflict then you’ve got a story and that can easily fit within three or four comic panels."


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dilaycock's curator insight, June 1, 4:02 AM

Try something like Pixton (free) or Comic Life (commercial) to use this framework to construct a simple comic strip. Thanks to @aliceleung on Twiiter for this resource.

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Learn How to Run a Successful Comic Kickstarter

Learn How to Run a Successful Comic Kickstarter | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
C. Spike Trotman, the powerhouse behind the immensely successful Smut Peddler Kickstarters, has created a 32-page minicomic full of advice on the process. You can buy a PDF for $5 of "Let's Kicksta...
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VIII Convocatoria del Premio Internacional de Novela Gráfica Fnac / Salamandra Graphic

VIII Convocatoria del Premio Internacional de Novela Gráfica Fnac / Salamandra Graphic | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
Nota de prensa: FNAC Y EDICIONES SALAMANDRA CONVOCAN EL VIII PREMIO INTERNACIONAL DE NOVELA GRÁFICA Con el objetivo de promover e incentivar la producción literaria en el ámbito del cómic, Fnac y Salamandra Graphic convocan la VIII edición del...
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Getting The Kids To Read Comics – Findings From A 'Great Experiment' In The ... - Bleeding Cool News

Getting The Kids To Read Comics – Findings From A 'Great Experiment' In The ... - Bleeding Cool News | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
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Captain Comics: Two important comics figures sign off - San Angelo Standard Times

Captain Comics: Two important comics figures sign off - San Angelo Standard Times | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
Captain Comics: Two important comics figures sign off
San Angelo Standard Times
Feldstein wasn't the first editor of "MAD," which began as a comic book in 1952 under the editorship of Harvey Kurtzman.
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Literacy Today: Comics and graphic novels

Literacy Today: Comics and graphic novels | Comics Theory | Scoop.it

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dilaycock's curator insight, May 27, 8:22 PM

Some excellent resources and ideas from the Quebec ELA.

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Novelists do comics: Masks, by Gillian Flynn and Dave Gibbons

Novelists do comics: Masks, by Gillian Flynn and Dave Gibbons | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
Gillian Flynn, author of Gone Girl, looks at what happens when parents turn vigilante, making her comic debut with Dave Gibbons, who drew the Watchmen miniseries (RT @comicsandcola: Dave Gibbons/Gillian Flynn comic, Masks, is now up for you to...
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Dash Shaw Wins Cullman Center Fellowship

Dash Shaw Wins Cullman Center Fellowship | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
The cartoonist, animator and artist Dash Shaw has won a Cullman Center Fellowship from the New York Public Library's Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers. Shaw will be the David Ferriero Fellow.
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Weekend comics special: Gillian Flynn and Dave Gibbons

Weekend comics special: Gillian Flynn and Dave Gibbons | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
What happens when parenting instincts go bad? That's the theme Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn wanted to explore in her story – and Watchmen artist Dave Gibbons was only too happy to oblige (RT @GuardianBooks: Gillian Flynn: 'I wanted a big POW!
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Novelists do comics: Art And Anarchy, by Michel Faber and Roger Langridge

Novelists do comics: Art And Anarchy, by Michel Faber and Roger Langridge | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
What would happen if David Cameron and Barack Obama met at a comics
shop? Under The Skin author Michel Faber and artist Roger Langridge
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Vues Éphémères – Avril 2014

La bande dessinée a ses cycles — et chaque année qui passe nous confirme une forme d’immuabilité : le mois d’avril succède ainsi aux fastes du Salon du Livre, et, alors que pointe à l’horizon la succession de ponts qui font toute la légèreté du mois...
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Novelists do comics: Dave Eggers

Novelists do comics: Dave Eggers | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
In his 20s, art school graduate Dave Eggers tried making comics, and failed. So why did he want to try again?
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2-Day COMICS: Theory and Practice | Scott McCloud | August 16th - Los Angeles Art College | Art Classes | Fine Art | Entertainment Art

2-Day COMICS: Theory and Practice | Scott McCloud | August 16th - Los Angeles Art College | Art Classes | Fine Art | Entertainment Art | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
A visual lecture and intensive hands-on workshop in the art of making comics. Strong emphasis will be given to developing clarity, storytelling skills and personal expression.
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Chip Zdarsky | makin’ comics.

Chip Zdarsky | makin’ comics. | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
makin’ comics. (Now my most popular tumblr post about the comics medium: http://t.co/yQfSjxjjeN)
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Jacques Tardi, la memoria del pueblo (V) Burma, detective en la bruma

Jacques Tardi, la memoria del pueblo (V) Burma, detective en la bruma | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
Viene de: Jacques Tardi, la memoria del pueblo (I) Introducción Jacques Tardi, la memoria del pueblo (II) Aprendiendo a contar Jacques Tardi, la memoria del pueblo (III) Libertad, al fin Jacques Tardi, la memoria del pueblo (IV) Blanc-Sec, Adèle...
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El iconoclasta. Entrevista con Esteban Podetti

El iconoclasta. Entrevista con Esteban Podetti | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
Por Amadeo Gandolfo y Pablo Turnes.
Esteban Podetti (¿Buenos Aires?, 1967) comenzó sus trabajos en la revista Fierro a fines de los años ’80. Formó junto a participó en el fanzine ¡Suélteme!
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10 Most Controversial Banned Comics - WhatCulture!

10 Most Controversial Banned Comics - WhatCulture! | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
WhatCulture!
10 Most Controversial Banned Comics
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The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund are an organisation which, among over things, campaigns against the banning of comic books on the grounds of sexual content, bad language or violence.
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colloque : 14/18 dans la bande dessinée et en littérature de jeunesse

Colloque international organisé par l'Université de Namur, l'Université catholique de Louvain/UCL et l'Université Charles de Gaulle-Lille 3 (Villeneuve d'Ascq) les 3 et 4 juin 2014 à Namur, qui se propose d'étudier les représentations du premier...
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Reading With Pictures Textbook Gets New Title, Cover, Adds Story From Chris ... - Comicbook.com (blog)

Reading With Pictures Textbook Gets New Title, Cover, Adds Story From Chris ... - Comicbook.com (blog) | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
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'Bild & Bubbla': A Conversation on Islam and Comics with Fredrik ...

'Bild & Bubbla': A Conversation on Islam and Comics with Fredrik ... | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
“Comics & Dialogue” had the opportunity this month to speak with Swedish scholar Fredrik Strömberg, editor of Bild & Bubbla, Scandinavia's largest as well as the world's second oldest magazine about comics, and President of the ....
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The Bi-Monthly ComFor Update: April 2014 by Lukas R. A. Wilde

The Bi-Monthly ComFor Update: April 2014 by Lukas R. A. Wilde | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
If the last weeks of winter and the early days of spring were any indication, the coming season should prove highly interesting for Comics Studies.
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'Hidden,' a child's view of the Holocaust in graphic form - The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.

'Hidden,' a child's view of the Holocaust in graphic form - The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A. | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.
'Hidden,' a child's view of the Holocaust in graphic form
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Comic Book Fans, Assemble! The "We Are Comics" Campaign Needs You! - The Mary Sue

Comic Book Fans, Assemble! The "We Are Comics" Campaign Needs You! - The Mary Sue | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
Comic Book Fans, Assemble! The "We Are Comics" Campaign Needs You!
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Weekend comics special April 2014 | Books | The Guardian

Weekend comics special April 2014 | Books | The Guardian | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
Guardian weekend comic special (A beautiful selection of exclusive short comics from novelists http://t.co/PGlJm1aMgz http://t.co/dVV6EKLkN4
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