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A Contract With God and Other Tenement Stories - Will Eisner
A Contract With God and Other Tenement Stories
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Go back to where graphic novels all started, on the Bronx street of Dropsie Avenue and A Life Force, in Will Eisner's groundbreaking 1978 creation. The human drama, the psychological insight -- Eisner captures the soul of the city and its troubled inhabitants with pen and ink. The comics medium... show more
Go back to where graphic novels all started, on the Bronx street of Dropsie Avenue and A Life Force, in Will Eisner's groundbreaking 1978 creation. The human drama, the psychological insight -- Eisner captures the soul of the city and its troubled inhabitants with pen and ink. The comics medium was altered forever with the publication of this seminal work.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780878160181 (0878160183)
Publisher: Kitchen Sink Press
Pages no: 196
Edition language: English
Series: The Contract With God Trilogy -3 (#1)
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If These Books Could Talk
If These Books Could Talk rated it
5.0 A Contract With God
Brilliant.
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
4.0 Contract With God
Without the illustration this would have been nothing really, with the illustration you see these sequence of graphic novels come to life with people and neighbourhoods and history all interwoven and intermingled. The first book is Contract with God which compromises four stories, Contract with God,...
leave me alone, I'm reading
leave me alone, I'm reading rated it
4.0 Contract With God
This was the first graphic novel I was ever interested in actually reading. Thanks, Dad!
CrowdedMinds a.k.a. Rita
CrowdedMinds a.k.a. Rita rated it
5.0
It's the Danish translation that I have. I just love it.
The Chocolate Lady's Book Reviews
The Chocolate Lady's Book Reviews rated it
5.0 A Contract With God and Other Tenement Stories
This book, published in 1978, is considered the first modern graphic novel, and it certainly helped spawn the genre. Its storytelling and depth proved this genre has always had far more potential than the fare we see today. Read my review of this fascinating novel here https://tcl-bookreviews.com/20...
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