One of four extraordinary graphic novels celebrating the Big Apple, from the master of American comics art.
A haunting trio of stories about life’s forgotten shut-ins in the tradition of Kafka, Gogol, and Melville.
About the Author
Born in New York City, Will Eisner (1917–2005) was the author of the legendary comic strip The Spirit, as well as fifteen graphic novels and three influential instructional textbooks. The comic industry’s top awards, the Eisner Awards, are named in his honor.
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3 short graphic stories by Will Eisner about a spinster librarian who realized that at 40 years of age, she'd lost half her life by taking care of her ailing father, a laundry presser who was pronounced dead because of an error by the obituary clerk and the ramifications to every aspect of his life as a result of this error, and a man with healing powers but who couldn't heal his own life. They're all poignant stories about people who pretty much remain invisible to the world. They don't call attention to themselves and they could be people we pass everyday and just not see