Will Eisner (Hardcover)

Champion of the Graphic Novel

By Paul Levitz, Brad Meltzer (Introduction by)

Harry N. Abrams, 9781419714986, 220pp.

Publication Date: November 10, 2015

List Price: 40.00*
* Individual store prices may vary.


About the Author

Paul Levitz, former president and publisher of DC Comics, is a four-time New York Times bestselling writer and the author of the Eisner Award–winning 75 Years of DC Comics: The Art of Modern Mythmaking.


Brad Meltzer is the #1 New York Times bestsell­ing author of over 15 books across genres and age groups, and is the host of the History Channel television shows Decoded and Lost History.


Jules Feiffer is an award-winning writer, illustrator, screenwriter, playwright, children’s book author, and cartoonist. He lives in New York City.


Art Spiegelman is an American comics writer, artist, and editor best known for his Pulitzer Prize–winning graphic novel memoir, Maus.


Denis Kitchen is a pioneering cartoonist, writer, editor, and underground comic book publisher. He represents the Kurtzman estate, and maintains the archives. In 1986 Kitchen established the nonprofit Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, and served as its president for its first eighteen years. He lives in western Massachusetts.


Praise For Will Eisner: Champion of the Graphic Novel

“Eisner was not only ahead of his times; the present times are still catching up to him.”

— John Updike

“What Will did was and is timeless.”

— Neil Gaiman

“Will Eisner is, and remains, one of my precious idols.”

— Frank Miller

"He was the greatest.”

— Harvey Kurtzman

“Will Eisner is a national treasure.”

— Jules Feiffer

“Will Eisner is the heart and mind of American comics.”

— Scott McCloud

“Eisner is the single person most responsible for giving comics its brains.”

— Alan Moore

“Eisner was unique in feeling from the start that comic books were not necessarily this despised, bastard, crappy, lowbrow kind of art form, and that there wasa potential for real art.”

— Michael Chabon

“This is the book that Will Eisner’s life and career deserve . . . informative and entertaining, and belongs in every library collection.”

— ICv2