Trade paperbacks and graphic novels are often miss-used and considered interchangeable. For the sake of clearing things up, I’ve written this article. I’ve even created two new terms to help understand.
Learning the differences in the types of comic series can be very helpful for determining the type of story you want to tell, selling your comic to retailers, or getting funding through certain means.
If you’re someone who believes that there should be no underlying structure for writing for comics then you’ll love this. Take the time to consider a scene to scene writing perspective for comics.
Webcomics are a relatively new concept to the comic industry. This article discusses their basic characteristics, their production process, their benefits, their shortcomings, and interesting facts.
Stories happen between panels in comics. Learning the differences between panel-to-panel transitioning types can be of great help with understanding the differences between Western and Eastern Comics.
Telling comics apart isn’t always easy! This article covers what make comic books, graphic novels, and manga so characteristically different! These definitions will be referenced to in later articles.