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Panel

a distinct segment of the comic, containing a combination of image and text in endless variety.

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Frame

The lines and borders that contain the panels

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gutter

the space between framed panels

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Bleed

an image that extends to and/or beyond the edge of the page

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Foreground

the panel closest to the viewer

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Midground

an image acting as the first place for vision & resting place for vision

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Background

provides additional, subtextual information for the reader

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Graphic weight

a term that describes the way some images draw the eye more than others, creating a definite focus using color and shading in various ways

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what are the figures?

dramatic faces, open blank, hands/feet

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dramatic faces?

they can be dramatic places against a detailed backdrop to stand out

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open blank?

faces without much expression or detail so the audience can imagine what the character is feeling

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Hands/feet?

positioning of hands and feet imply emotion and the position of the story

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types of text

captions, speech balloons, special-effects lettering

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layouts

panel, frame, gutter, bleed, foreground, midground, background, graphic weight,