Will Eisner Writing Styles in Comics and Sequential Art

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The author of Comics & Sequential Art, Will Eisner, is an acknowledged master of comic book art and one of its earliest creators. He studies under the anatomist George Bridgman and painter Robert Brachman, packages comic books for various publishers, and in the late 1930s publishes a weekly comic book insert for newspapers, The Spirit. It influences a generation of famed cartoonists. In 1952, Eisner switches his attention to the new field of educational comics, producing training manuals for the U.S. Army and producing teaching materials for art schools. In the mid-1970s, Eisner pioneers the graphic novel with A Contract with God. He has since produced eight graphic novels.

The book is an outgrowth of a popular course he teaches for fifteen years at the New York School of Visual Art and first serialized in The Spirit. It distills his ideas, theories, and advice on an art form...

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