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Abel, Jessica

Overview
Works: 65 works in 185 publications in 5 languages and 7,031 library holdings
Genres: Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Comics (Graphic works)  Young adult works  Nonfiction comics  Science fiction comics  Science fiction  Fiction  Juvenile works  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Publishing director, 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 )

11 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,398 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 )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,054 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 )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 922 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
Out on the wire : the storytelling secrets of the new masters of radio by Jessica Abel( Book )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 659 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"--
Mastering comics : drawing words and writing pictures continued : a definitive course in comics narrative by Jessica Abel( Book )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 567 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
Trish Trash : rollergirl of Mars by Jessica Abel( Book )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patricia "Trish Trash" Nupindju is a talented young hoverderby player on Mars 200 years in the future. Trish wants desperately to go pro because it seems like the only way to escape a future of poverty and hard labor on her family's moisture farm in Candor Chasma. But even if she could make the team, she's too young to get a contract, and her family is going broke faster than her escape velocity
The best American comics 2010( Book )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 430 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 )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects original comic strips from American authors and illustrators published in 2012 in comic and graphic novel format
The best American comics 2012( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects original comic strips from American authors and illustrators in graphic novels
Soundtrack : short stories 1989-1996 by Jessica Abel( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 187 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 )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 76 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 by Chris Duffy( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of humorous stories featuring Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, the Flash, and the Justice League
Mirror, window : [an Artbabe collection by Jessica Abel( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 52 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
Growing gills : how to find creative focus when you're drowning in your daily life by Jessica Abel( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You're a creative person. Even if you have a hard time calling yourself a "writer" or an "artist" in public, making your creative work is core to who you are an how you see the world. YOu may be nurturing a big, ambitious idea for a project. Possibly a lot of them. And it's killing you. You lie awake thinking about it. And then in the morning you're exhausted, and you can't believe you "wasted" more time on this stupid idea. You try to shove your idea away. But your creative work is what keeps you sane. You can't not do this. So you live with guilt and anxiety all the time. Maybe you've tried to borrow time-management tips from the business world, but the problem isn't simply getting "things' done, ti's allowing yourself to devote precious time and attention to the vital, self-generated creative work that builds towards your vision for the future. But the life you're living is already full. You've mad e a lot of promises, to yourself, your family, your friends, and your community, that you'll be there for them. Where, exactly, can you find that mythical Creative Focus Unicorn? Growing Gills takes you step by step through the process of pinning down exactly what's topping you from finishing your beautiful, inventive, and potentially game-changing projects and overcoming those obstacles
The best American comics by Neil Gaiman( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects original comic strips from American authors and illustrators published in 2012 in graphic novels
Artbabe( )

in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radio : an illustrated guide by Jessica Abel( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 12 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
Hooked on comix( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The new Hooked on Comix offers a rare glimpse at six cutting-edge cartoonists talking about their lives, their work, and the alternative comics scene." -- back cover
 
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Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.14 for Life sucks ... to 0.87 for Abel, Jess ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Drawing words & writing pictures : making comics : manga, graphic novels, and beyond Drawing words, writing pictures : making comics from manga to graphic novels
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Life sucksLa perdidaThe best American comics 2010The best American comics 2011Soundtrack : short stories 1989-1996Bizarro comicsMirror, window : [an Artbabe collectionThe best American comicsDrawing words, writing pictures : making comics from manga to graphic novels
Alternative Names
Abel, J. 1969-

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