RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 57237530 LA English T1 The Will Eisner companion : the pioneering spirit of the father of the graphic novel A1 Couch, N. C. Christopher., Weiner, Stephen,, PB DC Comics PP New York YR 2004 SN 1401204228 9781401204228 1401204236 9781401204235 AB Will Eisner's career spans the entire history of comic books-from his formative days in the 1930s through the 1940s, when he revolutionized narrative sequential art with his internationally famed series The Spirit, to the 1970s, when he created the contemporary graphic novel form with A Contract with God. The Will Eisner Companion is the first comprehensive overview of the work of writer/artist Will Eisner. Divided into two sections-his Spirit work and his graphic novels-this authorized companion features all-new critical and historical essays by noted comic book historians N. C. Christopher Couch and Stephen Weiner, as well as encyclopedic listings covering the full spectrum of his oeuvre. Also includes a chronology, a selected bibliography, and a suggested reading list. The perfect introduction to the work of a comics legend, The Will Eisner Companion is a must-have celebration for new fans as well as old.