Artist, Educator, Businessman... Icon!
For this installment of Weird Comics History, Reggie (@reggiereggie) and Chris (@acecomics) discuss the life and times of one of comics' most enduring personalities, Will Eisner! We explore everything from his childhood, to the foundation of the Eisner-Iger Studios, and even throughout his military service... learning that no matter what the scenario, Eisner and art went hand in hand.
- Will Eisner: A Spirited Life by Bob Andelman (2005)
- Will Eisner's Shop Talk (2001)
- Eisner/Miller interview conducted by Charles Brownstein (2005)
- Many interviews culled from Alter Ego magazine and around the web
- Odd Facts. Tempo Star Books. 1975
- A Contract with God. Baronet Books. 1978
- Life on Another Planet. 1983
- Comics and Sequential Art. 1985
- New York: The Big City1986. ISBN
- The Dreamer. 1986
- The Building. 1987
- A Life Force. 1988
- Art of Will Eisner (2nd ed.). Kitchen Sink. 1989
- To the Heart of the Storm. 1991
- The Will Eisner Reader. 1991
- Invisible People. 1993
- Dropsie Avenue. 1995
- Will Eisner Sketchbook, Kitchen Sink. 1995
- Graphic Storytelling and Visual Narrative. 1996
- The Princess and the Frog. 1996.
- A Family Matter. 1998.
- Last Day in Vietnam. 2000.
- The Last Knight. 2000.
- Minor Miracles. 2000.
- Will Eisner's Shop Talk. Dark Horse Comics. 2001.
- Fagin the Jew. 2003.
- The Name of the Game. 2003.
- Will Eisner's John Law: Dead Man Walking, IDW. 2004
- The Plot: The Secret Story of The Protocols of the Elders of Zion. WW Norton. 2005.
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