if you make sequential art, whether its animation, picture books, graphic novels or anything - THIS should be your bible. I learnt such alot from reading this - and continue to dip into it all the time.
UNDERSTANDING COMICS by Scott McCloud. Current reading material as of May Theory and philosophy of comics.
Understanding Comics helps us to understand a lot of other things, too.
A comic book about comics that explains the inner workings of the medium and examines many aspects of visual communication.
Scott McCloud is a genius. And Understanding Comics is so much more interesting and wide-reaching than it would appear (to those not already interested in this genre).
The Search for WondLa - Tony DiTerlizzi - For kids, teens and adults. Set in the future a young girl looks for other humans in a world of robots, creatures and evil. Not sure if it comes through on ereader, but illustrations are awesome.
WELCOME TO GOTHAM ACADEMY! Gotham City's most prestigious prep school is a very weird place. It's got a spooky campus, oddball teachers, and rich benefactors always dropping by.like that weirdo Bruce Wayne. But nothing is as strange is the students!
One of a series of library education posters designed by Peabody Visual Aids in the and which I salvaged from a throw-away pile at my library school in These were created under the supervision of visionary librarian Ruby Ethel Cundiff. From: BiblioVox