The Great Canadian Comic Books (ISBN 0-88778-065-2) is a 1971 book from Peter Martin Associates. It was written by Nelvana founders Michael Hirsh and Patrick Loubert, with partner Clive A. Smith as designer and illustrator. It looks at the Canadian Whites series of comic books made during World War II, with some focus on Nelvana of the Northern Lights, the genre's first superheroine, and Johnny Canuck, as well as their publisher, Bell Features. It was accompanied by a two-year travelling tour of the art, the National Gallery of Canada's "Comic Art Traditions in Canada, 1941-45".
Today comic book heroes and villains are more popular than ever, appearing not only in print but in video games and movies as well. Now fans can learn how to create their own heroes and villains from such successful comic book artists as Gray Morrow of Superman, Frank McLaughlin of Batman, and Frank Springer of Spiderman and Conan the Barbarian. …
This is a wonderful book for anyone who wants to draw superhero-comic style women. It starts with the basics of drawing – how to draw a three-dimensional form. Sections cover the major muscle groups, the face and facial expressions, how to show lighting, and other details of drawing.
Discover what thousands of kids already know about memorizing verbs… illustrations and funny phrases work!Maybe you use a mnemonic to remember the number of days in each month ("thirty days hath September…"), which way to set your clock at Daylight Savings Time ("spring forward, fall back"), or the order of planets in the solar system ("my very educated mother just served us new potatoes").