The Will Eisner Companion
by N.C. Christopher Couch, Stephen Weiner
Description Will Eisners career spanned the entire history of comic booksfrom 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 his work. Divided into two sectionshis Spirit work and his graphic novelsthis authorized companion features all-new critical and historical essays by noted comic book historians Chris Couch and Stephen Weiner, as well as alphabetical listings relating to all aspects and characters in his oeuvre. Also includes a chronology, a bibliography and suggested-reading lists.