Artist Will Eisner

Will Eisner

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New York: The Big City by Will Eisner

New York: The Big City by Will Eisner

A little over 100 years ago, Will Eisner, one of the masters of the 9th art, was born. Publishers offer a complete version of New York: The Big City, a comic book gem.


Will Eisner is one of the major authors of the comic book world. Born in 1917 (and died in 2005), he built a sumptuous work graphically and narratively. He is especially the father of the graphic novel (A Contract with God and Other Tenement Stories in 1978). Before that, he created The Spirit in 1940, the masked vigilante, a huge American series.

After Luca in 1974, the following year he was awarded the Grand Prix of the city of Angoulême by his peers, the first American author and successor to André Franquin.

In addition to New York: The Big City, Delcourt Editions will publish other collections of the master: the trilogy of Contract with God, Life, in pictures & the trilogy Les clés de la bande dessinée, an excellent way for his fans to find a large part of his work and for neophytes to discover it. After Osamu Tezuka(Ayako, Adorufu ni Tsugu), again, a rich idea.

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