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Scott McCloud
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McCloud in 2007
Born Scott McLeod
June 10, 1960 (1960-06-10) (ageĀ 59)
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Nationality American
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Notable works
  • Zot!
  • Understanding Comics
  • Reinventing Comics
  • Making Comics
  • The Sculptor
Awards
  • 1985 Russ Manning Award
  • 1985 Jack Kirby Award
  • 1994 Eisner Award
  • 3 Harvey Awards
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Scott McCloud (born Scott McLeod June 10, 1960) is an American artist. He is famous for writing comic books that are about comic books. His book Understanding Comics was published in 1993. It is about comic books as a form of art. He has also written Reinventing Comics (2000) and Making Comics (2006).

In 1984, he created a superhero comic called Zot!. McCloud thought that super heroes were too grim so he made Zot! fun and light-hearted.

McCloud does most of his art on computers with a graphics tablet and software like Adobe Photoshop.

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