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Talon, Durwin. Comics above Ground: How sequential art affects mainstream media. Raleigh: TwoMorrows, 2004. 
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Resource type: Book
Language: en: English
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 978-1-893905-31-3
BibTeX citation key: Talon2004
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Categories: General
Keywords: Creative process, Intermediality, Interview, Production, USA
Creators: Talon
Publisher: TwoMorrows (Raleigh)
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Whether you’re a comics artist looking for new avenues to market your talents, or a fan curious about how pros make a living outside the field, this is the book for you! Comics’ tremendous effect on popular culture is now felt in other storytelling mediums, and many artists are finding more and more work beyond the four-color page. Assembled in Comics Above Groundare top comics professionals talking about their inspirations and training, and how they apply it in “Mainstream Media,” including: Conceptual Illustration, Video Game Development, Children’s Books, Novels, Design, Illustration, Fine Art, Storyboards, Animation, Motion Pictures and other media. In it, Bruce Timm, Bernie Wrightson, Adam Hughes, Louise Simonson, Dave Dorman, Greg Rucka and other creators share their perspectives and their work in both comics and their “other professions.” This book also boasts career overviews, never before seen art, and interviews, as well as featuring the creators’ favorite works in comics!

Table of Contents

Introduction (5)

Adam Hughes on Comics & Covers (6)
Greg Rucka on Comics & Novels (22)
Dave Dorman on Comics & Illustration (38)
Louise Simonson on Comics & Children’s Books (54)
David Guertin on Comics & Video Games (70)
Jeph Loeb on Comics & Hollywood (86)
Chuck Woitkevicz on Comics and Storyboards (102)
Bernie Wrightson on Comics & Concept Art (118)
John Van Vliet on Comics & Visual Special Effects (134)
Bruce Timm on Comics & Animation (150)

Closing Thoughts with Phuuz Entertainment (166)

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