Will Eisner: A Dreamer's Life in Comics

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Bloomsbury Publishing, Nov 16, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 368 pages
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In Will Eisner: A Dreamer's Life in Comics, Michael Schumacher delves beneath Eisner's public persona to draw connections between his life and his art. Eisner's career spanned a remarkable eight decades, from his scrappy survival at the dawn of comics' Golden Age in the late 1930s to the beginning of the twenty-first century, when Pulitzers began going to graphic novels (a term Eisner is widely credited with creating). Schumacher's extensive research and interviews with Eisner's family, friends, and colleagues, as well as other comics creators who have built upon his work, create a detailed portrait of Eisner the man and Eisner the artist.

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Review: Will Eisner: A Dreamer's Life in Comics

User Review  - Cindy Samul - Goodreads

Will Eisner's life spanned the history and evolution of comics, from the cheap disposable entertainment of the 1930's to the award winning graphic novels we're familiar with today. Very early on ... Read full review

Review: Will Eisner: A Dreamer's Life in Comics

User Review  - Alexander Veee - Goodreads

With the exception of the novel's villains, who are largely caricatures motivated by greed or a lust for power, Eisner's characters in A Life Force are complex individuals trapped in a harsh world of ... Read full review

About the author (2010)

Michael Schumacher is the author of ten books, including Family Business, Fran cis Ford Coppola, There but for Fortune, Crossroads, Dharma Lion, Mr. Basketball, and, most recently, The Wreck of the Carl D.

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