#2: Understanding Comics
I’m reading Understanding Comics to help with directing the illustrations for Bros J’s Guide.
“Comics” is an amazing art form, a medium of juxtaposed sequential images intended to convey meaning to the reader. They tend to be very immersive because they require a lot of participation. With comics, you have to complete the story between the panels with your imagination. He calls this closure.
When you kill a man between panels, he dies a thousand deaths
I’m halfway through and the most exciting thing I’ve learned so far is how to think about transitions. Looking forward to the second half.