The Dc Comics Guide To Writing Comics by Dennis O'neilThe Dc Comics Guide To Writing Comics by Dennis O'neil

The Dc Comics Guide To Writing Comics

byDennis O'neil

Paperback | June 1, 2001

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For any writer who wants to become an expert comic-book storyteller, The DC Comics Guide to Writing Comics is the definitive, one-stop resource!

In this valuable guide, Dennis O’Neil, a living legend in the comics industry, reveals his insider tricks and no-fail techniques for comic storytelling. Readers will discover the various methods of writing scripts (full script vs. plot first), as well as procedures for developing a story structure, building subplots, creating well-rounded characters, and much more. O’Neil also explains the many diverse formats for comic books, including graphic novels, maxi-series, mega-series, and adaptation. Of course, there are also dozens of guidelines for writing proposals to editors that command attention and get results.
For more than 20 years, Batman editor and writer Dennis O’Neil has put the “dark” in the Dark Knight and has been the guiding force behind the Batman mythos. He has been called a master of the comics form, and the dean of American comics writers. A best-selling novelist and screenwriter, O’Neil currently teaches a course in comic book ...
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Title:The Dc Comics Guide To Writing ComicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 10.5 × 7.53 × 0.38 inPublished:June 1, 2001Publisher:Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/RodaleLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823010279

ISBN - 13:9780823010271

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent book This is an excellent book with clear and concise chapters on how to write for comics.
Date published: 2017-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from easy to understand Denny O'Neil makes writing comics look easy
Date published: 2017-01-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from sharp and to the point O'Neil does a great job of explaining what is important and how to focus things. This won't teach you how to write - but it's an amazing resource as a reference for various planning and organizational techniques (i.e. how to move through the steps starting with an idea and resulting in a finished script). A must read for anyone interested in starting out or refining their comic writing toolbox.
Date published: 2010-09-08