WorldCat Identities

Abel, Jessica

Overview
Works: 48 works in 118 publications in 6 languages and 5,812 library holdings
Genres: Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Fiction  Young adult works  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN6727.A25, 741.5973
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Drawing words & writing pictures : making comics : manga, graphic novels, and beyond by Jessica Abel( Book )

9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A course on comic creation--for college classes or for independent study--that centers on storytelling and concludes with making a finished comic. With chapters on lettering, story structure, and panel layout, the fifteen lessons offered--each complete with homework, extra-credit activities and supplementary reading suggestions--provide a solid introduction for people interested in making their own comics. Additional resources, lessons, and after-class help are available on the accompanying website, http://www.dw-wp.com. --From publisher description
Life sucks by Jessica Abel( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vampire wage-slave Dave works for an old-world vampire as a night manager, has an unrequited crush on a goth girl and wants to be a vegetarian. Life for him seems pretty bleak until he realizes maybe he's not as powerless as he thinks
La perdida by Jessica Abel( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carla Olivares, a young Mexican-American woman, goes to Mexico to "find herself," and moves in which an old fling, but when his circle of Anglo expat friends fail to provide her with the authentic experience she seeks, Carla becomes involved with el Gordo, a drug don who takes her down a dangerous path. Presented in graphic novel form
Mastering comics : drawing words and writing pictures continued : a definitive course in comics narrative by Jessica Abel( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents instructions for mastering the creation of comic books and graphic novels, providing guidelines for the intermediate cartoonist on technique, story generation, narrative tools, and business and industry insights
The best American comics 2010( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects original comic strips from American authors and illustrators published in 2010 in graphic novels, newspapers, magazines, and on the Internet
The best American comics 2011( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects original comic strips from American authors and illustrators published in 2011 in graphic novels
The best American comics 2013( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects original comic strips from American authors and illustrators published in 2012 in comic and graphic novel format
Mirror, window : an Artbabe collection by Jessica Abel( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short, graphic novel stories about the adventures of women, by American comic book writer and artist, Jessica Abel
The best American comics 2012( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects original comic strips from American authors and illustrators in graphic novels
Radio : an illustrated guide, 04/99 by Jessica Abel( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The production of a segment of This American Life is the vehicle for an overview of many aspects of radio programming and production
Bizarro comics( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bizarro, an imperfect duplicate of Superman who does everything backwards, tries drawing comics, concocting thirty stories including one in which Wonder Woman participates in a poetry slam, and in baby Superman torments his baby-sitter
The best American comics( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Perdida : by Jessica Abel by Jessica Abel( Book )

in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing words, writing pictures : making comics from manga to graphic novels by Jessica Abel( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artbabe( )

in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out on the wire : ira glass and radio's new masters of story by Jessica Abel( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radio : an illustrated guide by Jessica Abel( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The production of a segment of This American Life is the vehicle for an overview of many aspects of radio programming and production
Cavalcade surprise by Jessica Abel( Book )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doc Trader by Jessica Abel( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out on the wire : the storytelling secrets of the new masters of radio by Jessica Abel( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This graphic novel takes readers behind the scenes of their favorite radio shows and podcasts to show the storytelling techniques and ideas that produce these beloved programs"--
 
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Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.11 for Drawing wo ... to 0.91 for Cavalcade ...)

Drawing words & writing pictures : making comics : manga, graphic novels, and beyondDrawing words, writing pictures : making comics from manga to graphic novels
Alternative Names
Abel, J. 1969-

Jessica Abel Comic book writer, artist

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Life sucksLa perdidaThe best American comics 2010The best American comics 2011Mirror, window : an Artbabe collectionBizarro comicsThe best American comicsDrawing words, writing pictures : making comics from manga to graphic novelsDoc Trader