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Comic book artists are now developing cutting-edge, extreme comic book characters that go beyond the traditional heroes and villains. The heroes are grittier. The women are sexier. The pages are designed for maximum impact. Heroes have been turned into highly cool antiheroes, such as the famous characters Spawn and War Blade. Cutting-edge comics venture beyond the traditional boundaries to extreme anatomy, extreme costuming, extreme special effects, and extreme methods of ...

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Comic book artists are now developing cutting-edge, extreme comic book characters that go beyond the traditional heroes and villains. The heroes are grittier. The women are sexier. The pages are designed for maximum impact. Heroes have been turned into highly cool antiheroes, such as the famous characters Spawn and War Blade. Cutting-edge comics venture beyond the traditional boundaries to extreme anatomy, extreme costuming, extreme special effects, and extreme methods of storytelling.

Drawing Cutting Edge Comics is the first-ever guide that shows readers, step by step, how to draw the radical characters and cutting-edge techniques that are the gold standard for designing extreme comics. Dozens of fantastic, how-to illustrations demonstrate the basics as well as how to create such intense coloring techniques as knockouts and glows. Plus, several leading cutting-edge artists describe how they spin original character designs, many created exclusively for this book.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780823023974
  • Publisher: Ten Speed Press
  • Publication date: 11/28/2001
  • Series: Drawing Cutting Edge
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 8.52 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.43 (d)

Meet the Author

Christopher Hart

CHRISTOPHER HART is the world's bestselling author of drawing and cartooning books. His books have sold more than 6 million copies and have been translated into 20 languages. Renowned for up-to-the-minute content and easy-to-follow steps, all of Hart's books have become staples for a new generation of aspiring artists and professionals, and they have been selected by the American Library Association for special notice.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 8, 2005

    Excellent

    After I used this book, I knew the exact size my characters should be, how they should look, and a lot more. There is a few things that could've been added, but then, that's what Drawing Cutting Edge Anatomy is for, right?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 11, 2003

    excellent

    this book really shows everything that a comic-book amateur should know! very helpfull!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 7, 2003

    enlightening book

    I've been into manga and comics for years and always wished I could draw like them. I still can't but i'm on the way. Thanks to this book. Very thorough and detailed

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    Posted July 23, 2010

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