Alison Bechdel announced
as the presenter of the
2014 Will Eisner Spring Lecture
The Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont has announced that Alison Bechdel will present the 2014 Will Eisner Spring Lecture at Dartmouth College.
Celebrate Sequential Art, Graphic Novels,
and Free Speech!
Comic-Con International has announced that the Eisner Awards judges have selected three individuals to automatically be inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Awards Hall of Fame for 2014. These inductees are Golden Age artists Irwin Hasen, Sheldon Moldoff and Orrin C. Evans.
The judges have also chosen 14 nominees from which voters will select 4 to be inducted in the Hall of Fame this summer. These nominees are Gus Arriola, Howard Cruse, Philippe Druillet, Rube Goldberg, Fred Kida, Hayao Miyazaki, Tarpé Mills, Alan Moore, Francoise Mouly, Dennis O'Neil, Antonio Prohias, Rumiko Takahashi, George Tuska, and Bernie Wrightson.
More information at the Comic-Con Website
You Missed the Feb 7th Deadline!
The Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants for Libraries have found a permanent home with the American Library Association. The 2014 grants will be presented in June at the ALA Annual Conference.
New York Public Library Readers Den:
Week 1-The Contract With God Trilogy
For this month's Reader's Den, we'll be hosting a four week online book discussion of Will Eisner's The Contract With God Trilogy: Life on Dropsie Avenue....
and James Vance's Presentation
at Ohio State University:
Will Eisner, Writer
This is the talk I gave during the academic conference at the recent Billy Ireland Museum opening festival, part of a panel celebrating the 35th anniversary of the publication of A Contract with God...
Welcome to the official online home of Will Eisner, the 'father of the Graphic Novel'.