If anyone can bring out the writer and artist hidden within society's somnambulant psyche it's the titanically talented Barbara Slate.
Barbara Slate has captured the creative process with all its tortures and delights, and produced a great guide to anyone who wants to unleash their inner creativity.
President and Publisher, DCComics (2002-2009)
Want to turn your teens onto your library? Barbara Slate's You Can Do a Graphic Novel may be just the ticket. Having written hundreds of story lines for perennial favorites like Betty, Veronica, and Barbie, along with her own creations like DC Comics' Angel Love, Slate knows comic books.
School Library Journal
Attention, hopeful comics writers: Barbara Slate has given you a helping hand with You Can Do a Graphic Novel, a colorful, funny, and user-friendly way to attain your goal. With Slate's perfect combination of brightly illustrated tips and no-nonsense rules, you'll find that you can do a graphic novel!
Comics Creator and Historian, Author of Pretty in Ink
Barbara's exciting book brings to life in a wonderful colorful format her careful, yet joyful, instructive and imaginative method of teaching the graphic novel that I experienced during her classes at our local library.
Director, Children/Teen Programming
Claverack Library, New York