Books Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud Paperback, 215 pages, HarperCollins, List Price: $23.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleUnderstanding ComicsAuthorScott McCloud Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Traces the 3,000 year history of storytelling through pictures, discussing the language and images used Genres: Nonfiction Art & Design Comics & Graphic Novels Also by Scott McCloud The Sculptor Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Understanding Comics Summer Reader Poll 2017: Comics And Graphic Novels Let's Get Graphic: 100 Favorite Comics And Graphic Novels July 12, 2017 We asked readers to name their favorite comics and graphic novels, and we got thousands of answers. Now, with the help of our expert panel, we've curated a list to keep you flipping pages all summer. Summer Reader Poll 2017: Comics And Graphic Novels Nothing Was Ever The Same: 10 Comics That Changed The Game July 10, 2017 We're previewing this year's summer reader poll on comics and graphic novels by highlighting comics that stand as historic milestones.