Today we celebrate the birthday of one of the most important and influential comic book artists of all time, the Father of the Graphic Novel, Will Eisner!!! Eisner’s career spanned nearly seventy years and one of the comic industry’s most prestigious awards, The Eisner Award, is named after him! EPIC!!!

Next time you are browsing through our abundant and amazing graphic novel collection think of the incredible and brilliant Eisner and his development of the graphic novel as a recognized form of literature!!!

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 FUN FACT: Michael Chabon’s Pulitzer-prize winning novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay (one of Ms. Hibbard’s all time favorite books, just sayin!) is based in good part on Eisner (Mmmm…AWESOME!)

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