Are you always doodling heroes and villains for your own comic adventures? Have you ever imagined creating your own comic book for others to read? With "Web Comics for Teens", you can! "Web Comics for Teens" introduces you to the skills, tools, and programs you need to create your own web comics, comics, and cartoons published on the World Wide Web. The book begins with an introduction to basic pencil and ink drawing techniques to help you hone your illustration skills. You’ll learn how to create memorable characters that come to life and how to develop your own unique drawing style. From there you’ll discover how to compose and lay out a comic strip and get tips to help you create a great story. Once you have the basics of the story down you’ll learn how to incorporate popular comical themes to add wit and humor to your comic. When your story is complete the book will show you how to use Flash software to bring your web comic to life with awesome backgrounds, cool animation, and sound effects. And if you want to take your art to the next level, you’ll get the tips and information you need to host and publish your web comic on the internet where you can share it with others. With "Web Comics for Teens", you could be the next web comic star!
About the Author
Michael Duggan is a writer and artist currently residing in the forests of the Ozark Mountains. He got started drawing cartoons at age three and sold his first gag strip to a local newspaper when he was still in high school. His work has appeared in multiple publications since. Duggan is the author of two textbooks, The Official Guide to 3D GameStudio and Torque for Teens, both of which he illustrated with his zany characters. He runs the site MDDuggan.com and teaches game design at North Arkansas College. In the personal philosophy of the late Jim Henson, Duggan hopes to leave this world a better place than what it was when he entered it.