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How to break into comic books & graphic novels!




Publisher Eco Comics has today announced the release of its groundbreaking new series, HOW TO BREAK INTO COMIC BOOKS & GRAPHIC NOVELS.

It aims to provide the most insightful analysis ever of graphic storytelling - while uniquely imparting advice via an actual comic book story, HUMANS VS. MONSTERS.

Writer Chris Bunting says: "Virtually every comic book fan has asked one question: How do I break into comics? Many professionals have tried to grapple with an answer - some with more success than others, but arguably none ever getting to the nub of it.

"It occurred to me that the most logical and simple way to really teach people must be to immerse them within an actual comic book story. Which has never been attempted. Until now, that is."

This pioneering analysis of graphic storytelling is weaved into fast-paced fantasy-adventure, HUMANS VS. MONSTERS. It stars a happy-go-lucky human girl - which isn't as normal as it seems given that she lives in a world of monsters and her only family is a colossal cat-monster who dreams of becoming a comic book creator.

Advice is provided via the very theme of the story, as well as by devices such as Arrow-Boxes, which point to creative elements and discuss their purpose and use. If a character behaves in a certain way, the reasoning is provided. If a particular shot is used, the reader is told why.

Writing, art, pitching, self-promotion - every topic will be dealt with in unprecedented depth in this new digital-only, "paperless-exclusive" series from award-winning publisher Eco Comics.

HOW TO BREAK INTO COMIC BOOKS & GRAPHIC NOVELS: HUMANS VS. MONSTERS #1 is 34 pages and available now at a special introductory price of $0.99 / £0.69p 1.

Author Chris Bunting holds a degree in Creative Writing, and his first major published work was Marvel UK/Panini's Action Man. Since then his comics have been
featured by national television, radio, and mainstream international press. His work has been graced by the likes of industry legends, Jim Steranko and Herb Trimpe. He is also writer of many titles from Eco Comics, including Englishman, Tough Guy, and Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs Jekyll & Hyde.
Bunting is joined by Spanish artist Luis Amorós, whose published work includes comic books, magazines, animated TV shows, medical publications, and who also provides art for Spain's Museum of Archaeology and History.


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