Will Eisner's influential analysis of the form. This edition was published by Eisner's own company, Poorhouse Press, and contains the expansion added in 1990.
Contents: Foreword; Comics as a form of Reading; Imagery; Timing; The Frame; Expressive Anatomy; Writing & Sequential Art; Application of Sequential Art; and Teaching/Learning.
The best single book on how to tell a story with words and pictures, by the father of the graphic novel. Eisner covers all the bases in this guide to creating your own comics. Comics and Sequential Art is the first in the trilogy of 'how-to' books that also includes Graphic Storytelling and Visual Narrative and Expressive Anatomy for Comics and Narrative.