Words for Pictures: The Art and Business of Writing Comics and Graphic Novels

Best-selling Marvel Comics writer Brian Michael Bendis reveals the comic book writing secrets behind his work on The Avengers, Ultimate Spider-Man, All-New X-Men, and more.

Arguably the most popular writer in modern comics, Brian Michael Bendis shares the tools and techniques he uses to create some of the most popular comic book and graphic novel stories of all time.

Words for Pictures: The Art and Business of Writing Comics and Graphic Novels

Pre-order: Releases July 22, 2014

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Arguably the most popular writer in modern comics, Brian Michael Bendis shares the tools and techniques he uses to create some of the most popular comic book and graphic novel stories of all time. Words for Pictures provides a fantastic opportunity for readers to learn from a creator at the very top of his field. Bendis's step-by-step lessons teach comics writing hopefuls everything they'll need to take their ideas from script to dynamic sequential art. The book's complete coverage exposes the most effective methods for crafting comic scripts, showcases insights from Bendis's fellow creators, reveals business secrets all would-be comics writers must know, and challenges readers with exercises to jumpstart their own graphic novel writing success.

X-Men: Battle of the Atom Hardcover

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X-Men: Battle of the Atom Hardcover by Brian Michael Bendis (Author) , Brian Wood (Author) , Jason Aaron (Author) , Frank Cho (Illustrator) & 4 more

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The X-Men's past, present and future collide in this 50th anniversary event! Something horrible happens to the past versions of the X-Men that shakes spacetime to its core - and more X-Men arrive from the future with a message: The original five must return home! But when young Cyclops and Marvel Girl run away to stay in the present, the hunt is on! And where does the modern-day Cyclops' revolutionary faction fit in? Things get even more complicated when mysterious foes attack the Jean Grey School and the healing-impaired Wolverine takes mortal hit! With space-time up for grabs, the surprise ending will change everything, as the X-Men's footing in the world is drastically altered!

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Avengers vs. X-Men: It's Coming

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Avengers vs. X-Men: It's Coming [Paperback] Allan Heinberg (Author), Jason Aaron (Author), Brian Michael Bendis (Author), Jeph Loeb (Author), Jim Cheung (Illustrator), Adam Kubert (Illustrator), Olivier Coipel (Illustrator), Ed McGuinness (Illustrator)

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Seven action-packed tales to get you up to speed for the biggest comic event of 2012! Four teams - Avengers, X-Men, Young Avengers and X-Factor - all battle to determine who will hold the Scarlet Witch responsible for her crimes. Cyclops and Wolverine square off in the climax of the SCHISM event. Magneto gets caught on video murdering an anti-mutant group. Cable returns from the future with Hope and later tries to eliminate the Avengers from history!

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