"A gold mine of essential information for every aspiring comics artist. Highly recommended." --Scott McCloud "Drawing Words and Writing Pictures" is 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 DW-WP website."