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Will Eisner

Features

Monday, January 5 2009

A Spirited Friendship

Given the respective careers of Will Eisner and Frank Miller, the root of their friendship becomes apparent. For both, the comics medium takes precedence above all else.


Sunday, January 4 2009

Will Eisner’s Dual Identity: The Spirit of an Artist

A biography of Will Eisner, perhaps the greatest cartoonist in the history of American comics. Eisner used The Spirit as his vessel for unexplored creativity with story elements not commonly found in comics.


Columns

Monday, June 1 2009

Is the 'New York Times' Tracking Porn Sales Now?

That “comics” persists in connoting “pulp” and “graphic novels” implies something “literary” is purely a matter of convention, and is not because those are the inherent meanings or implications of the terms.


Reviews

Wednesday, August 19 2009

A Family Matter

Admittedly, it is probably not his finest work, but A Family Matter a worthy representation of a genre that Eisner pioneered.


Thursday, January 17 2008

Life, in Pictures by Will Eisner

This collection cleanly articulates the value of owning a book more for history’s sake than for enjoyment.


Sunday, September 17 2006

The Plot: The Secret Story of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion

Will Eisner's story shows the negative influence that this document has had in countries all over the world.


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