America's leading comic book publisher brings its superstar creators and classic characters to the third in an authoritative series of books on how to create comics. Legendary comic book inker Klaus Janson uses DC's world-famous characters--including Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman--to demonstrate an array of inking techniques, covering such topics as using textures, varying line weights, creating the illusion of three-dimensionality, and working with light and dark. Janson's lively, step-by-step instructions are informative, exciting--and clear enough for even beginners to follow. In addition, every technique shown in this guide conforms to actual industry standards.
The perfect how-to on everything from basic inking materials to storytelling techniques, this one-stop sourcebook is packed with a wealth of tested techniques, practical advice, and professional secrets for the aspiring comic artist.