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Reviews // 3 Articles
A Spirited Friendship
5 Jan 2009 // 1:59 PM
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.
Will Eisner’s Dual Identity: The Spirit of an Artist
4 Jan 2009 // 1:59 PM
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.
Is the 'New York Times' Tracking Porn Sales Now?
1 Jun 2009 // 4:00 PM
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.
A Family Matter
19 Aug 2009 // 10:30 PM
Admittedly, it is probably not his finest work, but A Family Matter a worthy representation of a genre that Eisner pioneered.
Life, in Pictures by Will Eisner
17 Jan 2008 // 3:00 PM
This collection cleanly articulates the value of owning a book more for history’s sake than for enjoyment.