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Comic books in 'Will Eisner Library'

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Building GN (2000 DC) 1-1ST

    DC Edition - 1st printing. Story and art by Will Eisner. This striking graphic novel details the story of a building on the verge of demolition, explored through the life stories of four ghosts who lived there. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 80 pages, B&W. Cover price $9.95.

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    City People Notebook GN (2000 DC) 1-1ST

    DC Edition - 1st printing. Story and art by Will Eisner. With an unparalleled eye for stories and expressive illustration, Will Eisner, the master and pioneer of American comics art, presents one of his renowned celebrations of the Big Apple. City People Notebook contains character sketches and timeless snapshots of the eccentric denizens of the American city that perfectly capture Eisner's genius and powers of observation. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 84 pages, B&W. Cover price $9.95.

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    Building GN (1987 Kitchen Sink) 1-1ST

    Kitchen Sink Edition - 1st printing. Story and art by Will Eisner. This striking graphic novel details the story of a building on the verge of demolition, explored through the life stories of four ghosts who lived there. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 80 pages, B&W. Cover price $8.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Building GN (1987 Kitchen Sink) 1-REP

    Kitchen Sink Edition - 2nd and later printings. Story and art by Will Eisner. This striking graphic novel details the story of a building on the verge of demolition, explored through the life stories of four ghosts who lived there. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 80 pages, B&W. Cover price $12.95.

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    Building GN (2006 W.W. Norton) By Will Eisner 1-1ST

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    W.W. Norton Edition - 1st printing. Story and art by Will Eisner. An extraordinary and classic graphic novel celebrating the Big Apple, from the master of American comics art. The Building is a story filled with ghosts, and a testament to our greatest human qualities - a deeply moving chronicle of a city building and the people who inhabited it. Softcover, 80 pages, B&W. Cover price $16.95.

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    Dreamer GN (2000 DC) 1-1ST

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    DC Edition - 1st printing. Story and art by Will Eisner. An extraordinary autobiographical story from a legend in American comics, this roman à clef about Eisner's early years in the thriving comics industry prior to World War II features new annotations that reveal comics pioneers such as Bob Kane and Jack Kirby who appear under pseudonyms. Softcover, 50 pages, B&W. Cover price $7.95.

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    Life Force GN (2001 DC) 1-1ST

    DC Edition - 1st printing. Story and art by Will Eisner. Set during the Depression, A LIFE FORCE tells the hard-luck story of a tenement dweller living in the same neighborhood that served the setting for A CONTRACT WITH GOD. Eisner's everyman, Jacob Shtarkah, and his family and neighbors come to life in this moving urban portrait. Softcover, 144 pages, B&W. Cover price $12.95.

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    Life on Another Planet GN (1995 Kitchen Sink) The Will Eisner Library 1-1ST

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    Kitchen Sink Edition - 1st printing. By Will Eisner. In this graphic novel, Will Eisner's pen cuts an expansive swath through all aspects of the human condition. Life on Another Planet places American life within a broader perspective, chronicling the lives of scientists, politicians, spies, and nobodies as they come to terms with the discovery of extraterrestrial life. In reaching out to other galaxies, Eisner's characters ultimately find themselves focusing within. Softcover, 128 pages, B&W. Cover price $12.95.

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    Life on Another Planet GN (2000 DC Edition) 1-1ST

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    DC Edition - 1st printing. By Will Eisner. What if mankind became aware that htere is life on another planet somewhere out in the universe? What would happen here on Earth? Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 128 pages, B&W. Cover price $12.95.

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    Will Eisner Sketchbook HC (2003 Dark Horse) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. For most of the 20th century, the work of cartoonist and graphic novelist Will Eisner defined the art of comic book storytelling in the U.S. and throughout the world. This all-new hardcover collection of Eisner's gorgeous pencil sketches and groundbreaking designs is a must-have for pop-culture enthusiasts and fans of comic books. Culled from many decades' worth of work, the Sketchbook presents the world as seen through Will Eisner's eyes, with introductory notes for each of the eleven different sections. From his observations of his friends and loved ones hustling through their busy daily lives to witnessing those quiet moments when no one is supposed to be watching, Eisner's keen perception and steadfast hand capture the essence of what it means to be human. Printed on 100 lb. archival quality paper. Includes a section devoted to early and alternate versions of covers and designs for Eisner's beloved series The Spirit. Hardcover, 9 1/2-in. x 12-in., 200 pages, B&W. Cover price $49.95.

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    A Contract With God and Other Tenement Stories GN (1978 Baronet Edition) By Will Eisner 1-1ST

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    Baronet Edition - 1st printing. "A Contract with God and Other Tenement Stories!" Story and art by Will Eisner. A revolutionary novel, A Contract With God re-creates the neighborhood of Will Eisner's youth through a quartet of four interwoven stories, each expressing the joy, exuberance, tragedy, and drama of life on the mythical Dropsie Avenue of the Bronx. A Contract With God is a monumental achievement, a must in the library of any graphic novel fan. Softcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 188 pages, B&W. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    A Contract with God and Other Tenement Stories GN (2000 DC) The Will Eisner Library 1-1ST

    DC Edition - 1st printing. "A Contract with God and Other Tenement Stories!" Story and art by Will Eisner. A revolutionary novel, A Contract With God re-creates the neighborhood of Will Eisner's youth through a quartet of four interwoven stories, each expressing the joy, exuberance, tragedy, and drama of life on the mythical Dropsie Avenue of the Bronx. A Contract With God is a monumental achievement, a must in the library of any graphic novel fan. Softcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 188 pages, B&W. Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    A Contract with God and Other Tenement Stories GN (2000 DC) The Will Eisner Library 1-REP

    DC Edition - 2nd and later printings. "A Contract with God and Other Tenement Stories!" Story and art by Will Eisner. A revolutionary novel, A Contract With God re-creates the neighborhood of Will Eisner's youth through a quartet of four interwoven stories, each expressing the joy, exuberance, tragedy, and drama of life on the mythical Dropsie Avenue of the Bronx. A Contract With God is a monumental achievement, a must in the library of any graphic novel fan. Softcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 188 oages, B&W. Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    Baronet Edition - 1st printing. "A Contract with God and Other Tenement Stories!" Story and art by Will Eisner. A revolutionary novel, A Contract With God re-creates the neighborhood of Will Eisner's youth through a quartet of four interwoven stories, each expressing the joy, exuberance, tragedy, and drama of life on the mythical Dropsie Avenue of the Bronx. A Contract With God is a monumental achievement, a must in the library of any graphic novel fan. Hardcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 188 pages, B&W.

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    Minor Miracles GN (2009 W.W. Norton) By Will Eisner 1-1ST

    W.W. Norton Edition - 1st printing. Story and art by Will Eisner. A powerful portrayal of Jewish life in the New York City of Eisner's youth, Minor Miracles encourages similar introspection as it examines how luck and coincidence converge in everyday life in ways that, in hindsight, seem miraculous. Softcover, 112 pages, B&W. Cover price $17.95.

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    Minor Miracles HC (2000 DC) The Will Eisner Library 1-1ST

    DC Edition - 1st printing. Story and art by Will Eisner. Master storyteller Will Eisner tells four stories set in New York City filled with love, loss, hope, and wonder. Hardcover, 112 pages, B&W. Cover price $29.95.

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    New York Life in the Big City HC (2006 W.W. Norton) By Will Eisner 1-1ST

    W.W. Norton Edition - 1st printing. Story and art by Will Eisner. This hardcover presents New York, The Building, City People Notebook, and Invisible People. The book also includes cameo appearances by the author himself, with several new illustrations sketched by Eisner, posthumously inked by Peter Poplaski. Plus, three previously unpublished "out-takes!" Hardcover, 424 pages, B&W. Cover price $29.95.

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    New York The Big City GN (1986 Kitchen Sink) By Will Eisner 1-1ST

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    Kitchen Sink Edition - 1st printing. Story and art by Will Eisner. No illustrator evoked the melancholy duskiness of New York City as expressively as Eisner, who knew the city from the bottom up. Before the Lower East Side was cool, there was the grit and grime of Avenue C, a world filled with street musicians, overflowing sewers, and peeping toms, all recalled in Eisner's unforgettable style in New York: The Big City. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 144 pages, B&W. Cover price $10.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    New York The Big City GN (1986 Kitchen Sink) By Will Eisner 1-REP

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    Kitchen Sink Edition - 2nd and later printings. Story and art by Will Eisner. No illustrator evoked the melancholy duskiness of New York City as expressively as Eisner, who knew the city from the bottom up. Before the Lower East Side was cool, there was the grit and grime of Avenue C, a world filled with street musicians, overflowing sewers, and peeping toms, all recalled in Eisner's unforgettable style in New York: The Big City. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 144 pages, B&W. Cover price $13.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    New York The Big City GN (2000 DC) By Will Eisner 1-1ST

    DC Edition - 1st printing. Story and art by Will Eisner. No illustrator evoked the melancholy duskiness of New York City as expressively as Eisner, who knew the city from the bottom up. Before the Lower East Side was cool, there was the grit and grime of Avenue C, a world filled with street musicians, overflowing sewers, and peeping toms, all recalled in Eisner's unforgettable style in New York: The Big City. Softcover, 144 pages, B&W. Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    Kitchen Sink Edition - 1st printing. Story and art by Will Eisner. No illustrator evoked the melancholy duskiness of New York City as expressively as Eisner, who knew the city from the bottom up. Before the Lower East Side was cool, there was the grit and grime of Avenue C, a world filled with street musicians, overflowing sewers, and peeping toms, all recalled in Eisner's unforgettable style in New York: The Big City. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 144 pages, B&W.

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    To The Heart of The Storm HC (1991 Kitchen Sink) 1-1ST

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    Kitchen Sink Edition - 1st printing. Story and art by Will Eisner. Autobiographical Novel of Will Eisner's life in the 1920-30's. Eisner's most overtly autobiographical work: a reflection on how the anti-Semitism of America in the 1920s and '30s shapes a young man's developing personality and life. It is also a touching family history told through flashbacks as a young man heads for basic training immediately after the beginning of World War II. Hardcover, 8-in. x 10-in., 204 pages, B&W. Cover price $24.95.

  • Issue #1S-1ST
    To The Heart of The Storm HC (1991 Kitchen Sink) 1S-1ST To The Heart of The Storm HC (1991 Kitchen Sink) 1S-1ST

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    Kitchen Sink Signed Edition - 1st printing. Story and art by Will Eisner. Autobiographical Novel of Will Eisner's life in the 1920-30's. Eisner's most overtly autobiographical work: a reflection on how the anti-Semitism of America in the 1920s and '30s shapes a young man's developing personality and life. It is also a touching family history told through flashbacks as a young man heads for basic training immediately after the beginning of World War II. Hardcover, 8-in. x 10-in., 204 pages, B&W. NOTE: Limited to 900 copies. Cover price $39.95.

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    Will Eisner Reader TPB (2000 DC) 1-1ST

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    DC Edition - 1st printing. Story and art by Will Eisner. Seven graphic stories by a comics master, in a new edition! This 'must-have' graphic novel contains stories that originally appeared in Will Eisner Quarterly - contemporary tales of poignant reality, imaginative forays into fantasy, ruminations on the human condition, and lighthearted exercises in whimsy. Included are 'The Long Hit,' 'The Appeal,' the classic 'Sunset in Sunshine City,' and four other tales. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 88 pages, B&W. Cover price $9.95.

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    A Contract with God and Other Tenement Stories GN (1985 Kitchen Sink) By Will Eisner 1-1ST

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    Kitchen Sink Edition - 1st printing. "A Contract with God and Other Tenement Stories!" Story and art by Will Eisner. A revolutionary novel, A Contract With God re-creates the neighborhood of Will Eisner's youth through a quartet of four interwoven stories, each expressing the joy, exuberance, tragedy, and drama of life on the mythical Dropsie Avenue of the Bronx. A Contract With God is a monumental achievement, a must in the library of any graphic novel fan. Softcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 188 pages, B&W. Cover price $8.95.

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    A Contract with God and Other Tenement Stories HC (1985 Kitchen Sink) Limited Signed Edition By Will Eisner 1-1ST

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    Limited edition with a tipped-in art plate signed by Will Eisner. Kitchen Sink - 1st printing. "A Contract with God and Other Tenement Stories!" Story and art by Will Eisner. A revolutionary novel, A Contract With God re-creates the neighborhood of Will Eisner's youth through a quartet of four interwoven stories, each expressing the joy, exuberance, tragedy, and drama of life on the mythical Dropsie Avenue of the Bronx. A Contract With God is a monumental achievement, a must in the library of any graphic novel fan. Hardcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 188 pages, B&W. NOTE: Limited to 600 copies.

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    Contract With God Trilogy: Life On Dropsie Avenue HC (2006 W.W. Norton) By Will Eisner 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Story and art by Will Eisner. A Contract with God, originally published in 1978, was the first graphic novel. Along with A Life Force and Dropsie Avenue, they laid the track for such seminal works as Maus and Persepolis. Set during the Great Depression, this literary trilogy, assembled in one volume for the first time, presents a treasure house of now near-mythic stories that fictionally illustrate the bittersweet tenement life of Eisner's youth. With nearly two dozen new illustrations and a revealing new foreword, this book ultimately tells the epic story of life, death, and resurrection while exploring man's fractious relationship with an all-too-vengeful God. Hardcover, 510 pages, B&W. Cover price $29.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Contract With God Trilogy: Life On Dropsie Avenue HC (2006 W.W. Norton) By Will Eisner 1-REP

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    2nd and later printings. NOTE: Covers on reprints may vary. Story and art by Will Eisner. A Contract with God, originally published in 1978, was the first graphic novel. Along with A Life Force and Dropsie Avenue, they laid the track for such seminal works as Maus and Persepolis. Set during the Great Depression, this literary trilogy, assembled in one volume for the first time, presents a treasure house of now near-mythic stories that fictionally illustrate the bittersweet tenement life of Eisner's youth. With nearly two dozen new illustrations and a revealing new foreword, this book ultimately tells the epic story of life, death, and resurrection while exploring man's fractious relationship with an all-too-vengeful God. Hardcover, 510 pages, B&W. Cover price $29.95.

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    To the Heart of the Storm GN (2000 DC) 1-1ST

    DC Edition - 1st printing. Story and art by Will Eisner. Autobiographical Novel of Will Eisner's life in the 1920-30's. Eisner's most overtly autobiographical work: a reflection on how the anti-Semitism of America in the 1920s and '30s shapes a young man's developing personality and life. It is also a touching family history told through flashbacks as a young man heads for basic training immediately after the beginning of World War II. Softcover, 8-in. x 10-in., 208 pages, B&W. Cover price $14.95.

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    Building HC (1987 Kitchen Sink) By Will Eisner 1-1ST

    Kitchen Sink Edition - 1st printing. Story and art by Will Eisner. This striking graphic novel details the story of a building on the verge of demolition, explored through the life stories of four ghosts who lived there. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 80 pages, B&W. Cover price $25.00.

  • Issue #1-REP
    A Contract with God and Other Tenement Stories GN (1985 Kitchen Sink) By Will Eisner 1-REP

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    Kitchen Sink Edition - 2nd and later printings. "A Contract with God and Other Tenement Stories!" Story and art by Will Eisner. A revolutionary novel, A Contract With God re-creates the neighborhood of Will Eisner's youth through a quartet of four interwoven stories, each expressing the joy, exuberance, tragedy, and drama of life on the mythical Dropsie Avenue of the Bronx. A Contract With God is a monumental achievement, a must in the library of any graphic novel fan. Softcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 188 pages, B&W. Cover price $8.95.

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    A Contract with God GN (2006 W.W. Norton) By Will Eisner 1-1ST

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    W.W. Norton Edition - 1st printing. Story and art by Will Eisner. A revolutionary novel, A Contract With God re-creates the neighborhood of Will Eisner's youth through a quartet of four interwoven stories, each expressing the joy, exuberance, tragedy, and drama of life on the mythical Dropsie Avenue of the Bronx. A Contract With God is a monumental achievement, a must in the library of any graphic novel fan. Softcover, 184 pages, B&W. Cover price $16.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    A Contract with God GN (2006 W.W. Norton) By Will Eisner 1-REP

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    W.W. Norton Edition - 2nd and later printings. Story and art by Will Eisner. A revolutionary novel, A Contract With God re-creates the neighborhood of Will Eisner's youth through a quartet of four interwoven stories, each expressing the joy, exuberance, tragedy, and drama of life on the mythical Dropsie Avenue of the Bronx. A Contract With God is a monumental achievement, a must in the library of any graphic novel fan. Softcover, 184 pages, B&W. Cover price $16.95.

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    Invisible People GN (2000 DC) The Will Eisner Library 1-1ST

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    DC Edition - 1st printing. Story and art by Will Eisner. Invisible People is a haunting trio of stories about life's forgotten shut-ins in the tradition of Kafka, Gogol, and Melville. Softcover, 120 pages, B&W. Cover price $12.95.

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    Minor Miracles GN (2000 DC) The Will Eisner Library 1-1ST

    DC Edition - 1st printing. Story and art by Will Eisner. Master storyteller Will Eisner tells four stories set in New York City filled with love, loss, hope, and wonder. Softcover, 112 pages, B&W. Cover price $12.95.