ASTERIOS POLYP Best Modernism: A character study, just like the best novels and films, Asterios Polyp follows a complicated, unlikeable man who begins a meandering journey after his New York City apartment burns down. To see how illustration can affect narrative, crack this book: the color schemes and styles shift along with the characters, adding a beautifully creative element to a tale well told.
"A Contract with God," tells the story of the tenement, that is, the stories that Eisner tells are universal tenement stories. Each character we meet and situation we encounter throughout the book can happen to anyone at any tenement in the world. This creates a fluid setting, making these stories easily relatable to anyone who has experienced life as an immigrant in the 20th century. casa/episódio
WATCHMEN - EDIÇAO DEFINITIVA O ano é 1985. Os Estados Unidos são uma nação totalitária e fechada, isolada do resto do mundo. As presenças de arsenais nucleares e dos chamados super-heróis mantém um certo equilíbrio entre as forças do planeta, até que o relógio do fim do mundo começa a marchar para a meia-noite, e a raça humana, para um abismo sem-fim. A trama tem início com ilusões paranoicas do supostamente insano herói Rorschach, um dos Watchmen que patrulhava os E.U.A décadas antes.
«Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth. Magic Souvenir Book of Views» a mini-comic by Chris Ware printed on newsprint in the early 1990's
DAYTRIPPER Best Examination of Death: At the end of each of Daytripper‘s ten issues, its main character dies; at the beginning of the next issue he has returned, alive. By dealing with the possibility of death — and then ignoring its effects entirely — Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá weave a strange, intriguing tale where hope and life’s ultimate end coexist.
MAUS I & II SET ART SPIEGELMAN BOOKS LIKE NEW! GRAPHIC NOVELS HOLOCAUST 86-91