Would-be artists discover everything they need to know in order to
draw noir comics like a professional using an instructional
handbook that covers such techniques as creating mood, staging
action, working with a script, characters, lighting, and more, and
also includes a new fourteen-page original graphic novel.
Shawn Martinbrough illustrates many DC and Marvel comics, including "Superman, Detective Comics, Batman," and "X-Men." Other clients include LucasArts, Playboy, and many others. In 2004, he was named one of "Washington, D.C.'s Best" by "The Washingtonian." He lives in Washington, D.C.