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Magazine Description Comics Buyer's Guide provides collectors, fans, and professionals with the latest news about comics and related items. Each issue includes a popular letters section and the hobby's largest marketplace for news and back-issue comics and memorabilia. Regular features include profiles of writers and artists of today and yesteryear. There's also a nationwide calendar of upcoming comics events, store appearances by creators, and a monthly price guide supplement.
Magazine Description Disney Adventures is for children age seven to 14 who are eager to learn. This wacky and exciting monthly magazine focuses on fun and action-packed adventure covering the world of entertainment, real-life, comics, sports, technology, and weird science.
Magazine Description Heavy Metal is one of the world's foremost adult illustrated fantasy magazines. Utilizing the talents of artists from around the globe, the bimonthly magazine is both contemporary and futuristic.
Magazine Description Sketch Magazine is the leading publication in the industry of comic book creation thus providing all the information a would-be creator would need. From inking to digital coloring and design/composition to marketing/promotion. All in one magazine waiting to be discovered.
Magazine Description Comic Shop News is the most popular weekly publication about comics, with a weekly circulation of 70,000 and over 80 million copies sold to date. As a promotional newsletter that is bought by retailers and given away (usually free) to customers CSN coverage is strictly limited to news about upcoming comics due in the shops. Regular features include CSNsider. Other features include a monthly checklist, CSN Hot Picks, a first-issue checklist, reviews and more.
Magazine Description Comics Journal is a magazine that covers the comics medium from an arts-first perspective. The Comics Journal is one of the nation's most respected single-arts magazines, providing its readers with an eclectic mix of industry news, professional interviews and reviews of current work on a monthly basis. Due to its reputation as the American magazine with an interest in comics as an art form, the Journal has subscribers worldwide, and in this country serves as an important window into the world of comics for several general arts and news magazines.
While magazines won't help you illustrate comic books they contain tons of information, hints, techniques about various forms of art and the issues facing artists in general.
Magazine Description Artist's Magazine is the world's leading magazine for serious, active artists. Each issue has expert advice for working in watercolor, oil, acrylics, pastels, gouache, pen and ink, and every other imaginable medium. Plus, endless inspiration, up-to-date marketing information, and more.
Magazine Description Painting magazine is a decorative painting magazine that features 1-2-3 designs for basic, intermediate, and advanced painters. The magazine offers a wide variety of surfaces, subjects, techniques, and media. Projects include large color photographs, traceable patterns, and complete supply lists.
Magazine Description PaintWorks, published nine times a year, features how-to illustrations, along with inspirational and educational articles about all decorative media and folk art painting.
While magazines won't help you write comic books they contain tons of information, hints, techniques about various forms of writing and the issues facing writers in general. However, it has always been my opinion that you are a stronger writer if you write in a variety of formats rather than sticking to just one. Anything you learn always reflects back to your work.
Magazine Description Book is a magazine for people who are passionate about books. It celebrates the reading life. With author profiles, trend stories, excerpts, essays, and more, Book covers the stories behind the stories on the shelf.
Magazine Description Writer's Digest is the world's leading magazine for writers. Each monthly issue is filled with expert instruction, inspiration, and information on every aspect of the writing life from how to target manuscripts and captivate editors, to effectively overcome writer's block and negotiate fees.
These magazines allow you to keep up with the current trends with computers and/or computer design techniques.
Magazine Description Adobe Magazine is dedicated to helping users of Adobe software products (Illustrator, Photoshop, PageMaker, PageMill, and many more) get their work done better and faster and to entertain, educate, and inspire them along the way. Each bimonthly issue of Adobe Magazine contains how-to articles that take you step-by-step through projects, technologies, and products. Adobe's technical-support experts lead real-world Q&A sessions, while feature stories range from profiles and essays to interviews and overviews.
Magazine Description Macintosh users can rely on Macworld's incisive product reviews, in-depth feature articles, technical pointers, buying tips, and labs-based performance reports. With specialized updates on desktop publishing, graphics, connectivity, telecommunications, and more professionals will stay on top of today's fast-changing Macintosh technology.
Magazine Description PC Magazine is the number one information resource for computing professionals. Every issue provides comprehensive product evaluations including side-by-side comparisons based on benchmark tests from PC Magazine labs. Trust PC Magazine to deliver the most timely and accurate computing information available anywhere.
Magazine Description PC World is the number one PC publication for PC buyers and users. Every issue is packed with award-winning articles, monthly PC product rankings, news, reviews, multimedia and Internet coverage, how-tos, tips, and more. It's a vital resource for anyone using a PC at work or at home.
Magazine Description Wired magazine is daring, compelling, innovative, courageous, and insightful. It speaks to those who see the landscape of the 21st century and think: possibility, hope, new opportunity, and a wide-open frontier. Each month, Wired delivers authoritative stories that identify the driving forces reshaping our culture with an emphasis on technology and the information revolution.
These magazines offer helpful information either on an specific research basis or as an ongoing source of information for something that may help you with your creative works.
Magazine Description American's Civil War delivers information about the Civil War's most famous leaders and battles. Each issue features historic photographs, front-line drawings, battle maps, and eye-witness accounts. Readers will also find details about the strategy, tactics, battles, people, and families involved in this war.
Magazine Description American Heritage is a magazine that explores and illuminates aspects of the American past: great heros and scoundrels, popular music and high art, our grandest national impulses and, occasionally, our basest. Each bimonthly issue is a fascinating, highly-detailed survey of Americans' shared heritage. The magazine entertains while showing how the nation got where it is and where it may be going. Fascinating modern and historical photographs enliven the pages of American Heritage.
Magazine Description American Heritage of Invention & Technology puts the amazing history of American inventiveness in your hands. The magazine's clear writing and beautiful graphics help to explain how the extraordinary ideas, machines, and inventions of America's great inventors have changed the entire world over the past two centuries. Read all about Edison, the Wright Brothers, Robert Fulton, and many other notable inventors.
Magazine Description Treasures of the pharaohs. Inca mummies. Civil War battlefields. Lost cities submerged. For 50 years, Archaeology has been the leader in its field, journeying across the Earth to bring you history's secrets and the remarkable lives of the archaeologists who lay them bare. Bimonthly issues deliver smart features, breathtaking photos, and breaking news.
Magazine Description Audubon is a bimonthly magazine that reports on the state of the earth. It offers views on environmental problems and proposes solutions regarding ecology, conservation, wildlife, policy, recreation, and technology.
Magazine Description From space balloons and glide fighters to B-17s, jumbo jets, and the stealth aircraft the history of flying and its importance in the great world wars is the focus of Aviation History magazine. Each issue features vintage photographs, full color action shots, and inspired artists' renderings that recreate the thrill of flight. Articles cover bomb runs, dog fights, reconnaissance missions, and air combat, as well as flight mysteries which are still unsolved.
Magazine Description British pleasures, treasures, travel, history, tradition, as well as the people, places, and events that give this area of the world its distinctive personality are included in each issue of British Heritage. Articles and essays cover Great Britain, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. Those planning a trip to the U.K. will find valuable information on travel and culture, what to see and do, what to eat and drink, where to stay, and how to get there.
Magazine Description Military History captures the drama of classic land, sea, and air battles throughout history. This bimonthly magazine explores the tactics, weapons, fighting forces, victories, and defeats of history's most intriguing battles. It captures the very essence of battle in all its suspense, turmoil, and excitement.
Magazine Description Published bimonthly by the well-respected National Geographic Society, National Geographic Traveler is a magazine with an exclusive focus on travel. Readers can find help for all aspects of their travel plans, from detailed maps to lodging recommendations.
Magazine Description Scientific American is a surprising, dynamic magazine in which working scientists and Nobel laureates present the remarkable things they do. Every monthly issue reports vital work being carried out in medicine, technology, energy, the environment, and business.
Magazine Description Published by the Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian magazine regularly covers topics such as Americana, natural history, art, music, and contemporary society. The magazine also include photo essays and in-depth articles highlighting current Smithsonian museum exhibits.
Part of being a creator is keeping up with what is happening in the world. If nothing else, these offers a fountain of ideas, regardless of whatever type of creative work you do.
Magazine Description Newsweek is a weekly news magazine that reports and analyzes today's most important events, political and social leaders, and issues transforming the world we live in. Intriguing, daring and always informative, Newsweek provides thought-provoking coverage of the modern world.
Magazine Description Saturday Evening Post is a general interest magazine containing humor, fiction, and nonfiction that will amuse and entertain the American family. In each bimonthly issue, readers will find articles on volunteerism, health, preventive medicine, self-improvement, family living, and consumerism.
Magazine Description The Utne Reader, a guide for balanced living, includes original essays and the best articles from more than 2,000 alternative media sources. The magazine provides new perspectives on social change, environment, gender, community, society, creativity, and humor.
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Last update: Nov. 4, 2007
Last update: Nov. 4, 2007