Category Archives: Nonfiction

New York City Ballet Workout, Vol. 2(DVD). (2003). Palm Pictures / Umvd. ASIN: B00008L3WX

Summary Dancers and non-dancers alike will benefit from this DVD workout, which focuses on small movements rather than aerobics. Exercises are performed by four members of the New York City Ballet. The workout consists of a moving warm-up, exercises for … Continue reading

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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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