Dropsie Avenue: The Neighborhood : a Graphic Novel

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W. W. Norton & Company, 2006 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 176 pages
In Dropsie Avenue: The Neighborhood, Eisner graphically traces the social trajectory of this mythic avenue over four centuries, creating a sweeping panorama of the city and its waves of new residents, whose stories present an unending “story of life, death, and resurrection.”

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This stunning historical panorama of one Bronx neighborhood--mostly focused on one lot on one street--is the culmination of Will Eisner's amazing trilogy (the first two are Contract with God and A ... Read full review

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The story of Dropsie Avenue through the centuries. Beautifully realized and imagined by Eisner. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Born in New York City, Will Eisner (1917-2005) was the author of the legendary comic strip The Spirit, as well as fifteen graphic novels and three influential instructional textbooks. The comic industry's top awards, the Eisner Awards, are named in his honor.

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