Will Eisner Champion of the Graphic Novel Will Eisner is universally considered the master of comics storytelling best known for The Spirit his iconic newspaper comic strip and A Contract With God the first significant graphic n

  • Title: Will Eisner: Champion of the Graphic Novel
  • Author: Paul Levitz Brad Meltzer
  • ISBN: 9781419714986
  • Page: 287
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Will Eisner 1917 2005 is universally considered the master of comics storytelling, best known for The Spirit, his iconic newspaper comic strip, and A Contract With God, the first significant graphic novel This seminal work from 1978 ushered in a new era of personal stories in comics form that touched every adult topic from mortality to religion and sexuality, forever chWill Eisner 1917 2005 is universally considered the master of comics storytelling, best known for The Spirit, his iconic newspaper comic strip, and A Contract With God, the first significant graphic novel This seminal work from 1978 ushered in a new era of personal stories in comics form that touched every adult topic from mortality to religion and sexuality, forever changing the way writers and artists approached comics storytelling Noted historian Paul Levitz celebrates Eisner by showcasing his most famous work along side unpublished and rare materials from the family archives Also included are original interviews with creators such as Jules Feiffer, Art Spiegelman, Scott McCloud, Jeff Smith, Denis Kitchen, and Neil Gaiman all of whom knew Eisner and were inspired by his work to create their own graphic novels for a new generation of readers NOTE The cover is a high quality photographic reproduction of Eisner s original art The design intentionally reveals tape and other stray markings that are part of the artist s process and reflect the age of the artifact that was photographed.

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    1. Here is a great celebration of the life and work of Will Eisner, with generous samples of art and story, well reproduced, designed, and printed in a coffee-table format for sharing. Paul Levitz, former publisher of DC Comics and a knowledgeable fan and comics historian in his own write, excels at the nuances of publishing and business history. For instance, it is amazing, as Levitz points out, that Eisner is also the only comics artist to also be the chief executive of a publicly traded company! [...]

    2. A wonderful book -- a perfect encapsulation of comic-book history and the man who shepherded the graphic novel form its infancy into its true potential.

    3. PDF - a very engaging and insightful look at Eisner's career and influence, packed with great artwork and addendumed by a nice panel discussion of terrific cartoonists discussing their appreciation.

    4. Biography and graphic novel criticism/history. Focused look at the tandem path of Eisner's life and the life of the graphic novel, and their influence on 20th century American comics, culture, and more. An easy read with coloful splash pages that echo Eisner's Spirit pages. The biography leaves out the more personal details and public fueds that other books explore by keeping a tighter focus on Eisner's relationship with graphic novels and comics. Likewise, the book avoids a complete historical [...]

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