WILL EISNER ORIGINAL graphic novel ART Dropsie Avenue 1995 Page 121
And, typical for his graphic novel work, there are no hard panel borders: the panels flow naturally. Size/condition: The original measures 11 x 14 inches on Bristol board. It's in excellent condition. The reverse has two rubber stamps: one with the Will Eisner Studio address, and the other a specific Dropsie Avenue stamp. An important artist, writer, editor and "packager, " he began his long career as a teenager shortly after the birth of comic books in the mid 1930s.
He is is best known as the creator of The Spirit and the modern graphic novel, but also invented Sheena, Queen of the Jungle, Blackhawk, Dollman, and other Golden Age characters. Eisner also pioneered the field of educational comics, both for the U. The annual Will Eisner Awards for excellence in comics, presented annually in San Diego, are named after him.Background: Dropsie Avenue: The Neighborhood is among Will Eisner's most-acclaimed graphic novels. Ironically enough Dropsie Avenue was even an Eisner Award nominee for Best Graphic Novel in 1996. In an unusual storytelling technique, there is no central cast in Dropsie Avenue; rather the ethnically evolving New York City neighborhood is the "star" of the book, as waves of Dutch, English, Irish, Italian, Jewish, African-America, and Puerto Rican families decade-by-decade come to dominate the local population.
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- Type: Interior Page
- Year of Production: 1995
- Original/Licensed Reproduction: Original
- Illustrator: Will Eisner
- Era: Modern Age (1992-Now)
- Theme: Comics