WorldCat Identities

Abel, Jessica

Overview
Works: 50 works in 103 publications in 4 languages and 5,561 library holdings
Genres: Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Fiction  Young adult works  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN6727.A25, 741.5973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jessica Abel
Drawing words & writing pictures : making comics : manga, graphic novels, and beyond by Jessica Abel ( Book )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,300 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 )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,130 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 )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 907 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
The best American comics 2010 ( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 449 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
Mastering comics : drawing words and writing pictures continued : a definitive course in comics narrative by Jessica Abel ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 442 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 2011 ( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 387 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 )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collects original comic strips from American authors and illustrators published in 2012 in graphic novels
The best American comics 2012 ( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collects original comic strips from American authors and illustrators in graphic novels
Mirror, window : an Artbabe collection by Jessica Abel ( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 201 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
Radio : an illustrated guide, 04/99 by Jessica Abel ( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 61 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 )
1 edition published in 2001 in English 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
Mirror, window : [an Artbabe collection by Jessica Abel ( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Graphic novel. First book collection by one of the most exciting cartoonists to emerge in the late 1990's. The stories are peppered with hipsters, tattoos, piercings, trendy haircuts and cutting edge fashion, but Abel's ear for dialogue and characterization have made artbabe a hit amongst people of all generations, especially women
Mastering comics : Drawing words & writing pictures, continued by Jessica Abel ( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La Perdida : by Jessica Abel by Jessica Abel ( Book )
in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The best American comics ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 14 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 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Artbabe ( )
in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ouvert la nuit by Jessica Abel ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Los Angeles. Dave, devenu vampire, est contraint de se nourrir de sang, alors qu'il était végétarien, et de devenir l'employé de son maître pour payer son loyer. Il travaille donc dans un magasin de vampires, en assurant le tour de nuit. Sa non-vie éternelle va changer quand il tombe amoureux d'une jolie mortelle gothique
Doc Trader by Jessica Abel ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Radio : an illustrated guide by Jessica Abel ( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 3 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
 
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Alternative Names
Abel, J. 1969-
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