With this latest book in the SCAD Creative Essentials series from the esteemed Savannah College of Art and Design, comics writer and instructor Mark Kneece gives aspiring comic book writers the essential tools they need to write scripts for sequential art with confidence and success. He provides a practical set of guidelines favoured by many comic book publishers and uses a unique trial and error approach to show would-be scribes the potential pitfalls they might encounter when seeking a career in comics writing. The Art of Comic Book Writing strips away the mysteries of this popular artform and provides real-world advice and easy-to-follow examples for those looking to write for the comics medium.
Mark Kneece earned his M.A. from the University of South Carolina, and has been teaching at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) since 1993. He has created eight graphic novel adaptations of The Twilight Zone, and has published numerous graphic novels and comics, including work for HeIlraiser, Verdilak, Alien Encounters, Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight, and The Spirit.