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Manga in Theory and Practice: The Craft of Creating Manga

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By Hirohiko Araki

Learn how to create manga from Hirohiko Araki—creator of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure and a master of the medium!

Hirohiko Araki is the author of one of the longest-running and most beloved manga of all time, the epic fan favorite JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure. According to him, manga is the ultimate synthesis of all forms of art, and in this book he reveals the secrets behind how to make the magic happen using concrete examples from his own work. Read all about his “golden ratio” for drawing, the character histories he draws up for each of the characters he creates, his methodology for storytelling inspired by the great Ernest Hemingway, and many more aspects of manga creation in this how-to guide penned by an industry legend.

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC (June 13, 2017)
Length: 280 pages
ISBN13: 9781421594071