Part I: Drawing Inspiration: Getting Started with Cartoons and Comics.
Chapter 1: The Skinny on Cartoons and Comics.
Chapter 2: Looking at the Different Cartooning Genres.
Chapter 3: Getting Your Workspace Ready to Go.
Chapter 4: Starting with the Drawing Basics.
Chapter 5: Coming Up with Ideas.
Part II: Creating Cartoon Characters.
Chapter 6: Starting from the Top.
Chapter 7: From the Neck Down.
Chapter 8: Designing Human Cartoon Characters.
Chapter 9: Giving Inanimate Objects Personality.
Chapter 10: Exploring Anthropomorphism: Creating Animals and Other Creatures That Talk.
Chapter 11: Drafting Editorial Cartoon Characters.
Part III: Cartoon Designs 101: Assembling the Parts.
Chapter 12: Putting Everything in Your Comics in Perspective.
Chapter 13: The Art of Lettering.
Chapter 14: Directing the Scene.
Part IV: Cartooning 2.0: Taking Your Cartoons to the Next Level.
Chapter 15: Cartooning in the Digital Age.
Chapter 16: Making Cartooning Your Livelihood.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 17: Ten Steps to a Finished Comic Strip.
Chapter 18: Ten Secrets to Breaking in to a Cartooning Career.