Acuña, Daniel and Jason Aaron. Wolverine #9. New York: Marvel Entertainment, LLC,


Wolverine 9

Wolverine #9

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Brown, Chester. Louis Riel: A Comic Strip Biography. Montreal: Drawn and Quarterly,



Louis Riel: A Comic Strip Biography ISBN: 9781894937894

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Buscema, John & Stan Lee.  How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way. New York:

Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1978.


How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way ISBN-10: 0671530771

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Chiang, Doug.  Mechanika: Creating the Art of Science Fiction. Cincinnati: Impact Books,


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Mechanika ISBN-10: 1600610234

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De Crécy, Nicolas & Alexios Tjoyas. Foligatto.  Geneva: Les Humanoïdes Associés, 1998.

Foligatto Cover

Foligatto ISBN-10: 2731613343

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Eisner, Will.  Comics & Sequential Art.  Tamarac: Poorhouse Press, 1985.

Comics and Sequential Art Cover

Comics and Sequential Art ISBN-10: 0393331261

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Eisner, Will.  Graphic Storytelling.  Tamarac: Poorhouse Press, 1996.

Graphic Storytelling Cover

Graphic Storytelling ISBN-10: 039333127X

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Eisner, Will.  Shop Talk.  Milwaukie: Dark Horse Comics, Inc., 2001.


Shop Talk ISBN-10: 1-56971-536-X

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Gravett, Paul.  Graphic Novels: Everything You Need to Know. New York:

Collins Design, 2005.

Graphic Novels Everything You Need to Know Cover

Graphic Novels: Everything You Need to Know ISBN-10: 0060824255

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Harkham, Sammy, ed. Kramers Ergot Four. California: Avodah Books, 2003.

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Kramers Ergot Four ISBN: 0-9677989-5-7

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Howard, Rob.  The Illustrators Bible. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1992.

The Illustrators Bible Cover

The Illustrators Bible ISBN-10: 0-8230-2532-2

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McCloud, Scott.  Making Comics. New York: HarperCollins, 2006.

Making Comics Cover

Making Comics ISBN10: 0060780940

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McCloud, Scott.  Understanding Comics.  New York: HarperCollins, 1994.

Understanding Comics Cover

Understanding Comics ISBN10: 006097625X

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McEown, Patrick.  Weasel #1. Seattle: Fantagraphics Books, Inc., 1999.

Weasel #1

Weasel #1

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McKeever, Ted. Metropol. New York: Epic Comics, Inc., 1993.

Metropol & Metropol, A.D.

Metropol & Metropol, A.D.

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Miller, Frank.  Sin City. Milwaukie: Dark Horse Comics, Inc., 1992.


Sin City ISBN-10: 1593074212

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Nirasawa, Yasushi. Nira Works. Tokyo: Hobby Japan, 1998.


Nira Works ISBN: 978-4-89425-190-8

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Otomo, Katsuhiro. Akira. New York: Epic Comics, Inc., 1988.

Akira #2

Akira #2

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Otomo, Katsuhiro.  Short Peace. Tokyo: Kisotengaisha, 1979.

Short Peace

Short Peace

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Peck, Stephen Rogers.  Atlas of Human Anatomy for the Artist. New York: Oxford

University Press, Inc., 1951.


Atlas of Human Anatomy for the Artist ISBN-10: 0195030958

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Sartre, Jean-Paul.  Nausea. Trans. Lloyd Alexander. New York: New Directions

Publishing Corporation, 1959.


Nausea ISBN: 0-8112-0188-0

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Schodt, Frederik L.  Dreamland Japan: Writings on Modern Manga. Berkeley: Stone

Bridge Press, 1996.


Dreamland Japan ISBN-10: 188065623X

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Schodt, Frederik L.  Manga! Manga!: The World of Japanese Comics. Tokyo: Kodansha

International Ltd., 1983.


Manga! Manga! ISBN-10: 0870117521

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Smith, Jeff.  Bone.  Columbus: Cartoon Books, 2004.


Bone One Volume ISBN-10: 188896314X

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Smith, Stan.  Anatomy, Perspective and Composition for the Artist. Edison:

Chartwell Books, 2002.

Anatomy Perspective Composition Cover

Anatomy, Perspective and Composition for the Artist ISBN: 0-7858-1442-6

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Talon, Durwin S.  Panel Discussions: Design in Sequential Art Storytelling.  Raleigh:

TwoMorrows Publishing, 2002.

Panel Discussions  ISBN 1-893905-14-4

Panel Discussions ISBN: 1-893905-14-4

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Thompson, Craig.  Good-bye, Chunky Rice.  Marietta: Top Shelf Productions, 1999.


Good-bye, Chunky Rice ISBN-10: 0375714766

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Ware, Chris.  Quimby the Mouse. Seattle: Fantagraphics Books, 2003.

Quimby the Mouse

Quimby the Mouse  ISBN: 1-56097-455-9

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Windsor-Smith, Barry. Weapon X. New York: Marvel Comics Group, 1991.


Weapon X ISBN-10: 078512327X

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Wood, Wally and Paul Levitz. All-Star Comics #64. New York: National Periodical

Publications, 1977.

All-Star Comics #64

All-Star Comics #64

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