Monday, August 15, 2016

Garry Trudeau's 6 favorite books

Garry Trudeau is the creator of Doonesbury, the Pulitzer Prize-winning political comic strip. His latest book is Yuge!, a compilation of 30 years of Doonesbury cartoons that satirize Donald Trump. One of Trudeau's six favorite books, as shared at The Week magazine:
Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud

Some artists — Paul Simon and Stephen Sondheim come to mind — can explain their creative process. The rest of us haven't a clue how we do what we do. McCloud explains the universal appeal of comics in terms so compelling that even a practitioner comes away with renewed respect for his profession.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue