Philip Amara

So, You Want to Be a Comic Book Artist?: The Ultimate Guide on How to Break Into Comics

Hit the ground at supersonic speed as a comic book artist with this step-by-step guide to creating, publishing, and marketing your first comic book, with tips from artists who make comics for a living!

So, You Want to Be a Comic Book Artist? walks young readers through each step to becoming a hit comic book maker, from creating compelling characters and illustrations to getting published and marketing a finished product.In addition to tips from seasoned pros, So You Want to Be a Comic Book Artist? includes inspiring stories from successful young artists and a full resource list of potential publishers for your work.

This updated edition also includes brand new profiles from a variety of artists, chapters on adapting a storyline for video games and movies, using social media to promote a finished product, and self-publishing your own comic. Whether you're starting out or have been drawing comics for years, this book will get you where you want to go.

Published: September 4, 2012

HARDCOVER ISBN: 978-1-58270-358-9
Pages: 176
Dimensions: 6 x 9 inches

PAPERBACK ISBN: 978-1-58270-357-2
Pages: 192
Dimensions: 6 x 9 inches