Young artists have been captivated by the comic and graphic novel genre for generations. Now, with the popularity of graphic novel literature and blockbuster superhero movies, comic art has never been more popular. Packed with tips, techniques and step-by-step guides, Draw Comics and Graphic Novels shows young artists how to create action-packed comics and exciting graphic novels. This is not just a guide to drawing characters, but to the whole process of comic book and graphic novel creation: planning a story, developing characters and plots, using dialogue, and creating appealing covers. It's the ultimate guide for budding graphic novelists and comic book artists aged 8 and up.