Word might limit a designer to dialogue balloons
that are rectangles rather than modified ovals, and balloon tails with straight lines instead of traditional tapered shapes, but letters contained in such configurations have been used in books since the earliest days of comics.
There were many pictures and much large writing with some issues being made crystal clear in the form of comic strip cartoons with dialogue balloons
emerging from the characters' heads.
Here, even dialogue balloons
themselves contain images, and an interesting mise en abA[R]me effect is produced.
Some familiar favorites are included in ready-to-use detail such as pictures for stories, cartoons with empty dialogue balloons
, or newspaper headlines to rewrite.
Wiesner's imaginative, modernized fantasy of the conventional tale, with an open-ended conclusion, is retold in a breezy Spanish rendition, with witty dialogue balloons
and distinctive, double-spread illustrations featuring ever-changing perspectives of the original English edition.
The pig theme is prominently carried throughout the catalog with cartoon pigs pointing out the benefits of using New Pig products in dialogue balloons
is reflected in its exaggerated story embellishments (think tall tales in any language), hilarious caricature-oriented colored illustrations, and its fresh, funny narrative, also embellished with very funny signs and dialogue balloons
Each mask is moved into place by a stage hand while the dialogue balloons
drop in from the rafters to complete the icon.