It's the most mammoth book of manga drawing EVER! If there's one key to drawing manga, it's GO BIG--starting with this humongous book of step-by-step instruction and inspiration. Compiled from nearly 10 years of best-selling books by David Okum, these pages are teeming with the most popular characters--ninjas, wizards, cyberpunk kids, space pirates, evil queens, mindless goons and more--all broken down into easy-to-follow steps, from pencil sketch to full-color renderings. Throughout, you'll find expert advice on rendering dynamic poses, expressions, weapons, clothing, cool modes of transportation and more. Hero or villain, chibi or giant, mecha or mega-cute...you'll learn how to draw them all manga-style. Simply add your one-of-a-kind twist, and POW! There's stopping you! 150 step-by-step demos make it easy to learn by doing! *30+ memorable superheroes and the villains that make their lives difficult *30+ terrific monsters--killer robots, zombies, mutant cyborgs, vampires and the like *30+ varieties of fantasy characters, including goblins, elves, witches and skeleton warriors * Sidekicks, thugs and other supporting characters to round out your cast * PLUS a whole chapter of wicked-cool martial arts moves for action-filled fight scenes! Join the LEGIONS of budding artists who have learned to draw with David Okum!
David Okum has worked as a freelance artist and illustrator since 1984 and has had comic work published since 1992 when he had a story published in a Ninja High School anthology published by Antarctic Press. He has since been included in two other Antarctic Press anthologies and several small-press comic books. His writing and artwork have appeared in six books by Guardians of Order. He is also the author and illustrator of Manga Madness, Superhero Madness, Manga Monster Madness, Manga Fantasy Madness and Manga Martial Arts from IMPACT/North Light Books. David has also illustrated two graphic novels for Scholastic's Timeline series. David studied fine art and history in university and works as a high school art teacher.