Tuesday, January 6 2009
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.
Monday, January 5 2009
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.
Tuesday, June 2 2009
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.
Thursday, August 20 2009
Admittedly, it is probably not his finest work, but A Family Matter a worthy representation of a genre that Eisner pioneered.
Friday, January 18 2008
This collection cleanly articulates the value of owning a book more for history’s sake than for enjoyment.
Monday, September 18 2006
Will Eisner's story shows the negative influence that this document has had in countries all over the world.