Learn to Draw Action Heroes: An Easy Step by Step Guide to Drawing Comic Book Characters

Learn to Draw Action Heroes: An Easy Step by Step Guide to Drawing Comic Book Characters

by Robert A. Marzullo


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It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a superhero drawing book!

Professional comic book artist and YouTube guru Robert Marzullo teaches you the building blocks of creating your own action heroes and explosive comic book scenes. Easy to follow step-by-step demonstrations break down advanced drawings into basic shapes and shading for you to replicate and master before applying your newfound knowledge to create your own dynamic comic book characters and settings.


   • 50+ step-by-step demonstrations
   • Chapters on drawing faces, bodies, character details and scenes
   • Instruction on depicting both superhuman men and women using different perspectives, expressions, proportions and poses
   • Ideas for costumes, such as basic cuffs, capes, helmets, armor and weaponry
   • Tips for rendering power effects, from flying and wall smashing to magic-orb wielding and energy blasting
   • Lessons on blocking in a scene to create powerful comic panels that tell a story

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440350924
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/13/2017
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 469,490
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Robert Marzullo has been creating comics and illustrations for more than 20 years. He is the artist and writer of the Blackstone comic and enjoys sharing his techniques on his YouTube channel. Robert has worked in comics, 3D animation and storyboarding. He also shares tutorials and lessons on his website at ramstudioscomics.com for the aspiring comic book artist.

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