From the publisher:
Take a magic carpet ride through the hidden worlds of comics storytelling. Witness a history more than 3,000 years old. Explore the secrets between the panels. Feel the energy of line and color. Tap into the power of symbols. Get a ringside seat for the battle of words and pictures. And most of all, see why comics can be a vital and important as film, prose or any other art form, through the fascinating process that leads to really understanding comics.