Eisner events at NYCC this week!

WILL EISNER'S NEW YORK (Panel)
Date: Friday, October 8
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Room 1A14

Will Eisner is acknowledged as one of the greats of the Comics World. Join the renowned award-winning author and cartoonist, Jules Feiffer, best selling author and columnist, David Hajdu, writer and former President & Publisher, DC Comics, Paul Levitz, artist, author, publisher, and cartoonist, Denis Kitchen, author and biographer, Michael Schumacher, and moderator, author, comic book editor, & historian, Danny Fingeroth to learn about Will Eisner from those who knew and worked with him. From the Golden Age of Comics, through the use of Sequential Art for education and training, through the creation of the modern graphic novel, to the beginning of the digital age, you will find Will Eisner and his artwork. Will Eisner was shaped by New York City - he loved it, drew it, and wrote about it. He was born in New York, schooled in New York, worked in New York, and taught his craft in New York so that New York was in his blood and on the panels of his comics, the pages of his graphic novels, and the canvas of his artwork. A multi-talented panel of comics professionals and writers has come together to describe their personal and professional relationships with Will Eisner and his relationship with New York.

WILL EISNER: PORTRAIT OF A SEQUENTIAL ARTIST (Film Screening)
Date: Sunday, October 10
Time: 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Room 1E02

Get a look behind the mask of "The Spirit" creator in this feature-length documentary movie. With a triumphant world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival, the award-winning film features the legendary graphic novelist Will Eisner with Frank Miller, Stan Lee, Jules Feiffer, Jack Kirby, Kurt Vonnegut, Art Spiegelman and many others. Join director/producer Andrew D. Cooke and writer/producer Jon B. Cooke for this unique free screening. DVDs will also be on sale at the show.

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