How to Create Comics and Cartoons

By Cartoon Art Museum

By Cartoon Art Museum

The Cartoon Art Museum’s mission is to ignite imaginations and foster the next generation of visual storytellers by celebrating the history of cartoon art, its role in society, and its universal appeal.


The books included in this list are recommended by our educational staff and the creators we work with. 


If you are in San Francisco and would like to learn more about cartooning you can join one of our upcoming workshops at

Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art

Scott McCloud

$24.99 $22.49

How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way

Stan Lee and John Buscema

$17.99 $16.55

A timeless classic.

Alan Moore's Writing for Comics

Alan Moore

$5.95 $5.47

Making Comics

Lynda Barry

$22.95 $20.66

Art of Making Comics

Alex Simmons


How to Draw Almost Everything for Kids

Kamo and Naoko Sakamoto

$15.99 $14.71

Ed Emberley's Drawing Book of Animals

Ed Emberley

$8.99 $8.27