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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

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Approx. 20 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 hours of study, 15 hours of project work...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
7 hours to complete

Part 1 - Course Overview & Finding Your Great Idea

10 videos (Total 17 min), 3 quizzes
10 videos
Materials2m
How to Complete This Project58s
Using MakingComics.com1m
Get your questions answered on the Comic Fuel Podcast1m
Part 1 Introduction30s
Interview with Comic Legend: Mark Waid5m
Part 1 Readings31s
The Humility Of The Artist1m
Introduction to Part 1 Assignment44s
Week
2
4 hours to complete

Part 2: Writing Your Comic Script

5 videos (Total 10 min), 2 quizzes
5 videos
Scripting Interview with Comics Legend: Mark Waid4m
Part 2 Readings1m
Taste vs. Ability1m
Introduction to Part 2 Assignment1m
Week
3
4 hours to complete

Part 3: Thumbnails

4 videos (Total 10 min), 2 quizzes
4 videos
Interview with Comic Artist/Educator Caleb Cleveland8m
Part 3 Readings36s
Introduction to Part 3 Assignment51s
Week
4
4 hours to complete

Part 4: Penciling & Lettering

4 videos (Total 11 min), 2 quizzes
4 videos
Interview with Comic Creator Eric Shanower8m
Part 4 Readings35s
Introduction to Part 4 Assignment1m
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Top reviews from How to Make a Comic Book (Project-Centered Course)

By RVMar 29th 2016

I loved this course! I already had two characters that I had created. This course forced me to actually think about how I am going to implement my characters into their world.

By NNSep 8th 2016

Great introduction to what comics are all about.\n\nCould be even greater if the famous artists that were interviewed actually demonstrated how they went about their work.

Instructors

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Patrick E. Yurick

Lead MOOC Instructor
Graduate School of Education
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Christopher O'Keeffe

Writing Instructor
Adjunct

About High Tech High Graduate School of Education

High Tech High began in 2000 as a single charter high school launched by a coalition of San Diego business leaders and educators. It has evolved into an integrated network of schools spanning grades K-12, housing a comprehensive teacher certification program and a new, innovative Graduate School of Education....

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