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ISBN-10: 0393328082

ISBN-13: 9780393328080

Edition: 2008

Authors: Will Eisner

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An extraordinary autobiography story from a legend in American comics. A roman a clef about Eisner's early years in the thriving comics industry prior to World War II--featuring new annotations that reveal comics pioneers such as Bob Kane and Jack Kirby who appear under pseudonyms.
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/17/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 54
Size: 7.00" wide x 1.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.308
Language: English

Will Eisner was born March 6, 1917 in Brooklyn, NY. As a child he worked for printers and sold newspapers. He attended De Witt Clinton High School in the Bronx, where his artwork first appeared in the school newspaper. His first job was at the New York American, but he lost that and found a job with WOW What a Magazine! in 1936. He created two features for the magazine, Harry Karry and The Flame. After the magazine went under, for a short time, he freelanced and drew stories for Comic Magazines before he and friend Jerry Iger formed a the Eisner-Iger studio. The two went their separate ways when Eisner joined the Quality Comics Group to produce a syndicated 16-page newspaper supplement. It…