WILL EISNER: CHAMPION OF THE GRAPHIC NOVEL

WILL EISNER: CHAMPION OF THE GRAPHIC NOVEL

A lavishly illustrated coffee table book traces (and contextualizes) Eisner’s career as groundbreaking cartoonist, businessman, educator, graphic novelist, and ultimately, evangelist and champion of the comics form as art and literature. Intro by Brad Meltzer, text by Paul Levitz. READ MORE

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[ 0 ] November 30, 2017

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Reading For Inspiration

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[ 0 ] March 8, 2017

The Joys of Mail

I always was fond of the mail. Goes back at least to when the subscription copies of ACTION COMICS would arrive (from the $1 sub […]

[ 2 ] February 27, 2017

Random Causality?

I stumbled across a piece by Tom Brevoort about some of the first comics he read as a kid, in which Tom took joy at […]

[ 4 ] February 12, 2017

Ball boy on Murderers’ Row

Thinking about how I learned my trade, I realized that one of the ways I was incredibly lucky was the timing of the years of […]

[ 1 ] January 17, 2017

Remembering

Around this time of year I get especially nostalgic about one of my old friends and my first professional mentor, Joe Orlando. Next week will […]

[ 5 ] December 12, 2016

Non-profitable dreams

Digging in the storage unit today, I ran across an odd artifact: the letterhead of the Narrative Art Alliance Inc. Never heard of it, huh? […]

[ 0 ] September 7, 2016

Gaspar Saladino

My words never looked better than when rendered in the careful calligraphy of Gaspar Saladino, and if I must say farewell to him, I won’t […]

[ 1 ] August 4, 2016

Noel

Noel Neill passed, and the world lost a small beacon of courage, charm and character. Like most of my generation, I ‘met’ her through her […]

[ 0 ] July 5, 2016

Darwyn

One of the highest peaks creative work can achieve is personal vision—that nirvana when a writer or artist is able to produce something that is […]

[ 6 ] May 14, 2016

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[ 3 ] May 2, 2016
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