by Thomas Knowlton Mid-Manhattan Library, Language and Literature May 10, 2013 For this month’s Reader’s Den, we’ll be hosting an online book discussion of Will Eisner’s The Contract With God Trilogy: Life on Dropsie Avenue. This is only the second time we have featured a graphic novel (the first was Joe Sacco’s Palestine in October
By: Timothy Callahan In 1978, the legendary Will Eisner released A Contract With God upon the world, a masterpiece that launched the graphic novel craze that would eventually compel your local Barnes & Noble to push aside mid-list Sidney Sheldon and Chuck Palahniuk novels to dedicate upwards of twelve feet of shelving to books like
By Christian Lipski In honor of Will Eisner Week (the week of March 6th every year), Portland publisher Dark Horse Comics joined up with the Comics Underground live-reading event to present a tribute to the comic book legend. In a switch from the normal Comics Underground show, all the participants read from Eisner’s last book,
Will Eisner Comic Industry Award Nominees 2013 Best Short Story “A Birdsong Shatters the Still,” by Jeff Wilson and Ted May, in Injury #4 (Ted May/Alternative) “Elmview” by Jon McNaught, in Dockwood (Nobrow) “Moon 1969: The True Story of the 1969 Moon Launch,” by Michael Kupperman, in Tales Designed to Thrizzle #8 (Fantagraphics) “Moving Forward,”
By lopezident I really like Comic books. I mean REALLY like comic books. Because of my lack of finances I go to the library for all of my media but that being said, I am reading at least 3 comic books a week. Everything from superhero comics to illustrated memoirs. Everyone from Jack Kirby to Mike Mignola.