Wheeler: The Spirit Archives Volume 1

Andrew Wheeler (a 2008 Eisner Awards judge) takes a look back at Will Eisner's The Spirit Archives Volume 1, as he reads a book a day:

The great foundational classics of a genre often look small and unimpressive several generations later -- the fact that they were foundational meaning that later works have been built up on top of them, and even far above them. Serial works suffer from this more strongly than self-contained, compact stories: a serial story is a journey, and the beginning is neither the end nor the high points along the way, but just the place where it all started.

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