This book comes from best-selling Marvel Comics writer Brian Michael Bendis. In this book, step-by-step lessons teach everything needed to take ideas from script to dynamic sequential art. It exposes methods for crafting comic scripts, reveals business secrets, insights from Bendis' fellow creators and more. Arguably the most popular writer in modern comics, Brian Michael Bendis shares the tools and techniques he uses to create some of the most popular comic book and graphic novel stories of all time. Words for Pictures provides a fantastic opportunity for readers to learn from a creator at the very top of his field. Bendis' step-by-step lessons teach comics writing hopefuls everything they'll need to take their ideas from script to dynamic sequential art. The book's complete coverage exposes the most effective methods for crafting comic scripts, showcases insights from Bendis' fellow creators, reveals business secrets all would-be comics writers must know, and challenges readers with exercises to jumpstart their own graphic novel writing success.
Brian Michael Bendis is an award winning comics creator and one of the most successful writers working in mainstream comics. For the last twelve years, Bendis's books have dominated the top of nationwide comic and graphic novel sales charts. As a leading writer for Marvel Comics, he works on their best-selling properties like The Avengers, Spider-Man, the X-Men, and Guardians of the Galaxy. The winner of five prestigious Eisner Awards, Bendis writes and teaches comics and graphic novel writing at Portland State University and the University of Oregon.