Most widely held works about Will Eisner
Most widely held works by Will Eisner
Comics & sequential art by Will Eisner ( Book )
49 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,403 libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: A classic drawing textbook from an American comics pioneer, revised and enhanced for a new generation. Based on Will Eisner's legendary course at New York's School of Visual Arts, this guide has inspired generations of artists, students, teachers, and fans. In Comics and Sequential Art, Eisner reveals the basic building blocks and principles of comics, including imagery, the frame, and the application of time, space, and visual forms. With examples from Eisner's own catalog and such masters as H. Foster, R. Crumb, Art Spiegelman, Milton Caniff, Al Capp, and George Herriman, this book distills the art of graphic storytelling into principles that every comic artist, writer, and filmmaker should know. 2-color art and text.
The contract with God trilogy : life on Dropsie Avenue by Will Eisner ( Book )
35 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in 9 languages and held by 1,334 libraries worldwide
The legendary graphic novel and the sequels that launched an art form. With graphic narrative that "was closer to the writing of Bernard Malamud or Isaac Bashevis Singer than any comic art which had preceded it" (The Economist), A Contract with God, originally published in 1978, was the first graphic novel: the prototype-along with A Life Force and Dropsie Avenue-for such seminal works as Maus and Persepolis. Set during the Great Depression, this literary trilogy, assembled in one volume for the first time, presents a treasure house of now near-mythic stories that fictionally illustrate the bittersweet tenement life of Eisner's youth. With nearly one dozen new illustrations and a revealing brand-new foreword, this book ultimately tells the epic story of life, death, and resurrection while exploring man's fractious relationship with an all-too-vengeful God. This mesmerizing, fictional chronicle of the universal American immigrant experience is Eisner's most poignant and enduring legacy.
Graphic storytelling by Will Eisner ( Book )
21 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,011 libraries worldwide
"Examines the fundamentals of storytelling in comic book style and offers advice on story construction and visual narratives."
The plot : the secret story of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion by Will Eisner ( Book )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,008 libraries worldwide
The late Will Eisner, the great American master of comics, regarded this, his last work, as his most powerful. This nonfiction book in graphic-novel style examines the outrageous fabrication of The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, which purports to be the blueprint by Jewish leaders to take over the world. Hatched as an anti-Semitic plot by the tsar's secret police to deflect widespread criticism of the Russian government, the forgery, first published in 1905, succeeded beyond the propagandistic ambitions of its originators; the lie became an internationally accepted truth. Presenting a pageant of historical figures including Tsar Nicholas II, Henry Ford, and Adolf Hitler, Eisner exposes the twisted history of the Protocols from nineteenth-century Russia to modern-day Klan members to Islamic fundamentalists. The Plot unravels one of the most devastating hoaxes of the twentieth century.
Will Eisner's The Spirit archives by Will Eisner ( Book )
197 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in 10 languages and held by 648 libraries worldwide
Collects stories from classic Spirit adventures in which a murdered detective fights crime from beyond the grave.
Fagin the Jew by Will Eisner ( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 552 libraries worldwide
A master of the graphic novel brings new depth and insight to one of literature's most infamous characters, retelling the story of Oliver Twist from Fagin's perspective.
The best of the Spirit by Will Eisner ( Book )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of twenty-two Spirit stories from 1940-1950, featuring the adventures of Eisner's famous crime fighter.
Moby Dick by Will Eisner ( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 548 libraries worldwide
Ishmael, a sailor, recounts the ill-fated voyage of a whaling ship led by the fanatical Captain Ahab in search of the white whale that had crippled him. Presented in comic book format.
The last knight : an introduction to Don Quixote by Miquel de Cervantes by Will Eisner ( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 537 libraries worldwide
A comic-book format adaptation of Don Quixote. Quixote's selflessness and gallantry make the Man of La Mancha a legend as told by his faithful friend and servant Sancho Panza.
Will Eisner's New York : life in the big city by Will Eisner ( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 494 libraries worldwide
A collection of graphic stories by Will Eisner that capture the gritty underside of New York City and its residents.
Life, in pictures : autobiographical stories by Will Eisner ( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
A visual self-assessment by the creator of "A Contract With God" and "The Plot" evaluates his life as a writer, a professional, and an artist, in a collection of autobiographical tales that includes "The Dreamer," "To the Heart of the Storm," and "The Name of the Game."
Usagi Yojimbo : grasscutter by Stan Sakai ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
Forged in heaven, it is called Kusanagi, the Grasscutter--the lost sword of the Gods. This legendary blade could potentially tip the scales of power.
Robert's rules of order by Henry M Robert ( Book )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
To the heart of the storm by Will Eisner ( Book )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 364 libraries worldwide
Semi-autobiographical graphic novel of Will Eisner's memories of his childhood and adolescence, as well as his struggling family's immigrant history.
The princess and the frog by Will Eisner ( Book )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and Portuguese and held by 345 libraries worldwide
A good prince, turned into a frog by a spiteful wizard, exacts from a princess a promise which she is reluctant to fulfill, despite his kindness and her desire not to hurt him.
Sundiata : a legend of Africa by Will Eisner ( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
A retelling in comic strip form of the African epic in which an ugly, crippled child grows up to become the liberator and founder of the great empire of old Mali.
Last day in Vietnam : a memory by Will Eisner ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
Last day in Vietnam is Will Eisner's memoir of his years in the military, six stories garnered from observations of camp life at close range, of soldiers who were engaged not only in the daily hostilities of war but also in larger, more personal combat.
Minor miracles : long ago and once upon a time, back when uncles were heroic, cousins were clever, and miracles happened on every block by Will Eisner ( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
Collects four graphically illustrated stories from Will Eisner that explore strange occurances in daily life, including "The Miracle of Dignity," "Street Magic," "A New Kid on the Block," and "A Special Wedding Ring."
A life force by Will Eisner ( Book )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the lives of ordinary people surviving the Great Depression in the Bronx, portraying the economic collapse, leftist politics, and rise in Nazism.
The dreamer by Will Eisner ( Book )
26 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 222 libraries worldwide
American wit and humor, Pictorial Antisemitism Barry, Lynda,--1956- Biography Caricatures and cartoons Cartooning--Technique Cartoonists City and town life Comic books, strips, etc. Comic books, strips, etc. Comic books, strips, etc.--Authorship Comic books, strips, etc.--Technique Criticism, interpretation, etc. Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc. Drawing--Technique Eisner, Will Encyclopedias Fagin (Fictitious character) Fairy tales Families Fiction Graphic novels Graphic novels Hernandez, Jaime Heroes Illustrations Immigrants Interviews Jews Juvenile works Kirby, Jack Kurtzman, Harvey Manners and customs Mavrides, Paul Moscoso, Victor New York (State)--New York O'Neill, Dan,--1942- Oliver Twist (Dickens, Charles) Parliamentary practice Protocols of the wise men of Zion Rabbits Samurai Sea stories Spirit (Eisner, Will) Spirit (Fictitious character) Superheroes Tenement houses United States Whales Whaling
Aysner, Vil, 1917-2005
Eisner, William, 1917-2005
Eisner, William E.
Eisner, William E., 1917-2005
Eisner, William Erwin 1917-2005
Rensie, Willis B.
Rensie, Willis B., 1917-2005
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