Pictures Worth a Thousand Words

In this class we have briefly touched on what makes a graphic novel a graphic novel. Some define a graphic novel as simply a novel in comic strip format. Other definitions are slightly more complicated, but they usually all involve mention of sequential art as the defining feature of a graphic novel. As my research […]

What’s in a title?

After reading Will Eisner’s A Contract With God, I was intrigued by his art and typography style, and curious about his earlier works. During my research, I came upon an image that stuck with me: a title page from Eisner’s The Spirit, a sixteen-page insert in the Sunday newspaper that ran for twelve years. What I find so […]