Category Archives: Animation

How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way. By Stan Lee and John Buscema. (1984). New York: Simon & Schuster: Fireside. ISBN-10: 0671530771

Summary Stan Lee and John Buscema paired up in 1984 to create a fun how-to guide for comic creators, specifically. The book covers everything from basic structure to paneling and gesture drawing. Critical Evaluation In what other book would artists … Continue reading

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The Cartoonist: Jeff Smith, BONE, and the Changing Face of Comics. (2009). Mills James Productions. ASIN: B002MFF1UU.

Plot Summary The Cartoonist explores the real life world of Jeff Smith, who was responsible for bringing the cartoon world of Bone to life. Anyone who has ever wondered just what inspired Smith and just how he managed to finish … Continue reading

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Batman: Under the Red Hood[DVD]. Directed by Brandon Vietti. (2010).ASIN: B003ITZBW2.

  Plot Summary On the heels of the live action motion picture, The Dark Knight, comes this animated film from Warner Video. Adapted from the Batman:Under the Red Hood comic arc by Judd Winick, this tale delivers Batman and his … Continue reading

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