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Scott McCloud

Born: 10-Jun-1960
Birthplace: Boston, MA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Cartoonist, Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Understanding Comics

Cartoonist behind Zot!, and an expert on the art of comic books and graphic novels.

Wife: Ivy Ratafia (writer, m. 1988)
Daughter: Sky McCloud (b. 1993)
Daughter: Winter McCloud (b. 1995)

    High School: Lexington, MA
    University: BFA Illustration, Syracuse University

    Google Comics adaptation, Google Chrome: Behind the Open Source Project (2008)

    Stripped (26-Mar-2014)

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Author of books:
Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art (1993, criticism)
Scott McCloud's Zot! (1997, collected comics; several volumes)
Reinventing Comics: How Imagination and Technology Are Revolutionizing an Art Form (25-Jul-2000, criticism)
Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels (2006, non-fiction)

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