|07-17-2011, 08:38 PM||#1|
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Free Book (Kindle/Nook) - Comic Books 101
Comic Books 101 ($10.99 US), by Scott Tipton and Chris Ryall, is free in the EU Kindle store and for European customers in the main Kindle store. Should be free in the UK in a few hours and in the US sometime tomorrow morning, if it follows the usual pattern. (UK link/DE link)
For a hobby with 60+ years of history, deciding where to begin reading comics can be daunting for folks new to it. This simple, accessible primer on everything related to comics gives you an easy-to-follow resource whether you want to enjoy the myriad of comics available today or rediscover the comics you grew up reading. Packed with fun cartoons and images, informative sidebars and commentary, Comic Books 101 takes you from the humble beginnings of the comic book all the way through to the popularity of today's comic-based blockbuster films.
About the Author
Chris Ryall is Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of IDW, a San Diego-based comic-book publisher. He's written dozens of comics and was nominated for the Eisner Award for Best Short Story in 2006. He writes a weekly column for www.comics101.com and is the former Editor-in-Chief and Chief Content Provider/Webmaster for filmmaker Kevin Smith?s pop culture site, www.MoviePoopShoot.com.
Scott Tipton, founder and Editor-in-Chief of www.comics101.com, writes the weekly column of the same name, the most highly trafficked. He has written for www.MoviePoopShoot.com, and has written stories for #2 and #3 of Doomed, and is author of the graphic novels Spike: Old Wounds, Spike: Lost And Found, and Angel Spotlight: Wesley.
Last edited by koland; 07-17-2011 at 09:19 PM.
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