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Will Eisner's Shop Talk

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Will Eisner: Winner 2001
Harvey Award Best Graphic Album of Original Work for Last Day in Vietnam Will Eisner is a master of the comics medium, and when he got together to chat with other masters of the medium, what came of it was a collection of information vital to everyone working in the industry, and indispensable to anyone looking to get into it. Featuring int
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Paperback, 256 pages
Published June 18th 2001 by Dark Horse Comics (first published May 30th 2001)
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Jimmy M-
Apr 24, 2013 Jimmy M- rated it really liked it
Eisner's "Shop Talk" was great...but I couldn't help shake the feeling of this being an even greater tease.

What a wonderful idea. Sitting down with comic legends and talking about, what else? Comics! Throughout the conversations we learn about techniques, we learn about history of the medium from those who were there for its early inception, and we learn about some of the ideologies of those in the field.

As I said, as great as the book was, I would have liked to see more conversations, with more
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Aaron
Mar 17, 2008 Aaron rated it it was amazing
It's in my top five of books of the "how to make comics" genre...famous Eisner interviews 20 or so landmark comic artists--the information is fascinating, informative, and entertaining to read.
Pete Bangs
this book gives a real insight into the early days of comics.
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WILL EISNER was born on March 6, 1917 in Brooklyn, New York. By the time of his death on January 3, 2005, Will Eisner was recognized internationally as one of the giants in the field of sequential art, a term he coined.

In a career that spanned nearly eight decades -- from the dawn of the comic book to the advent of digital comics - Will Eisner was truly the 'Father of the Graphic Novel' and the 'O
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