Comics : Books (How To Create Comics)

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Section Name: Industry Material
Base Level: No Spider-Man

This is a general catch-all for "How to Create Comics" books that don't have anywhere better to live.

There's plenty of other "How To" books scattered around in other title listings. Specifically, you might want to check out How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way, Amazing Spider-Man: How to Draw (Parragon/Scholastic), How to Draw Spider-Man (Alligator), Spider-Man 2: How To Draw Spider-Man and several others.

Note: Comics shown are for database purposes only. None of these comics are for sale. Valuations shown are indicative Near Mint Values. Dates shown are cover dates.

Secrets Behind The Comics
Year 1947 : NM ($300.00) : Review (No SM)
Publisher:  Famous Enterprises, Inc.
Writer:  Stan Lee
Illustrator:  Ken Bald
Lettering:  Mario Acquaviva
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Will Eisner: Comics & Sequential Art
Nov 1985 : NM ($25.00) : Review (No SM)
Find ISBN 0961472812
Publisher:  Poorhouse Press
Writer:  Will Eisner
Artist:  Will Eisner
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Klutz: Draw The Marvel Comics Super-Heroes
Year 1995 : NM ($20.00) : SM Article
Find ISBN 1570540004
Summary: How to Draw Book, Including Pencils & Pens (Spider-Man Appears)
Publisher:  Klutz
Illustrator:  John Romita, Sr., Richard Becker
Developer:  Richard Becker
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How To Draw Spider-Man (Walter Foster)
Year 1996 : NM ($15.00) : SM Article
Find ISBN 1560102039
Summary: Large Purple Over-Sized How To Draw
Publisher:  Walter Foster Publishing, Inc.
Designer:  Joshua Morris Publishing, Inc.
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How To Draw Spider-Man (Troll)
Year 2002 : NM ($5.00) : SM Article
Find ISBN 0816774471
Publisher:  Troll Communications
Writer:  Steve Behling
Pencils:  Alex Saviuk
Inker:  Bob McLeod
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Writing and Illustrating the Graphic Novel
Aug 2004 : NM ($22.00) : Review (No SM)
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Publisher:  New Burlington Books
Writer:  Mike Chinn
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You Can Draw Marvel Characters
Jan 2006 : NM ($25.00) : SM Article
Find ISBN 0756614708
Summary: Spider-Man Appears
Publisher:  DK Publishing, Inc.
Writer:  Dan Jurgens
Artist:  Dan Jurgens
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How To Create Comics
Jun 2006 : NM ($14.00) : Review (No SM)
Summary: Collected Essays from "Write Now!" and "Draw!" Magazines
Publisher:  TwoMorrows Publishing
Writer:  Danny Fingeroth, Mike Manley
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Klutz: Draw the Marvel Heroes (2nd Edition)
Aug 2007 : NM ($20.00) : SM Article
Find ISBN 9781591748144
Summary: Updated from the 1995 Version (Spider-Man Appears)
Publisher:  Klutz
Management:  Gary McDonald
Art Director:  Jill Turney, Kate Paddock
Cover Art:  John Romita, Jr., John Romita, Sr., Richard Becker
Contributor:  Bridget Batting, John Cassidy, Thomas Murphy
Designer:  Michael Sherman
Developer:  Richard Becker
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Stan Lee's How to Draw Comics
Nov 2010 : NM ($20.00) : SM Article
Find ISBN 9780823000838
Summary: Spider-Man Appears
Publisher:  Watson-Guptill Publications
Writer:  David Campiti, Stan Lee
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Stan Lee's How to Write Comics
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Oct 2011 : NM ($20.00) : SM Article
Find ISBN 9780823000845
Summary: Spider-Man Appears
Publisher:  Watson-Guptill Publications
Writer:  Bob Greenberger, Stan Lee
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Stan Lee's How to Draw Super-Heroes
Jul 2013 : NM ($20.00) : SM Article
Find ISBN 9780823098453
Summary: Spider-Man Appears
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