90 pages 3 hours read

Scott McCloud

Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art

Nonfiction | Graphic Novel/Book | Adult | Published in 1993

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Answer Key

Introduction-Chapter 2

Reading Check

1. The author/Scott McCloud and his friend/Matt Feazell (Introduction)

2. They are boldfaced. (Introduction)

3. 10th grade (Chapter 1)

4. Juxtaposition (Chapter 1)

5. Icons (Chapter 2)

6. Cartooning (Chapter 2)

Short Answer

1. He says he is working on a comic book about comics. (Introduction)

2. He says he has a new theory of the creative process. (Introduction)

3. He thought they were too childish. (Chapter 1)

4. Comics are sequential visual art. (Chapter 1)

5. He is illustrating the point that comic icons can represent their meaning even when they are very abstract. (Chapter 2)

6. He says that experiences can be divided into the realm of the concept and the realm of the senses. (Chapter 2)

Chapters 3-6

Reading Check

1. Closure (Chapter 3)

2. Gutters (Chapter 3)

3. Frames (Chapter 4)

4. Voice-overs (Chapter 5)

5. Duo-specific (Chapter 6)

3. Interdependent (Chapter 6)

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