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Publisher Comments:

In this graphic novel, Will Eisner's pen cuts anexpansive swath through all aspects of the human condition. Life on Another Planet places American life within a broader perspective, chronicling the lives of scientists, politicians, spies, and nobodies as they come to terms with the discovery of extraterrestriallife: in reaching out to other galaxies, Eisner's characters ultimately find themselvesfocusing within.

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Following his highly acclaimed A Contract with God, which initiated the modern graphic novel, Will Eisner came back in 1978 with this fast-paced, engaging tale of espionage and power. When a signal from intelligent life in outer space is received here on Earth, it triggers a mad race for information and power. At the center of it all is CIA operative Jim Bludd, who is forced to extreme measures to keep himself and the mysterious woman he loves alive.

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This powerful graphic novel confirms Will Eisner as a master of the genre.

Synopsis:

In this graphic novel, Will Eisner's pen cuts an expansive swath through all aspects of the human condition. places American life within a broader perspective, chronicling the lives of scientists, politicians, spies, and nobodies as they come to terms with the discovery of extraterrestrial life: in reaching out to other galaxies, Eisner's characters ultimately find themselves focusing within.

About the Author

Will Eisner(1917-2005) was the author of the legendary comic strip The Spirit. The comic industry's top annual awards, "The Eisners," are named in his honor.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393328127
Author:
Eisner, Will
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Graphic Novels
Subject:
Graphic Novels - Science Fiction
Copyright:
Publication Date:
April 2009
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
10 x 7 x 0.5 in 0.66 lb

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Product details 144 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393328127 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Following his highly acclaimed A Contract with God, which initiated the modern graphic novel, Will Eisner came back in 1978 with this fast-paced, engaging tale of espionage and power. When a signal from intelligent life in outer space is received here on Earth, it triggers a mad race for information and power. At the center of it all is CIA operative Jim Bludd, who is forced to extreme measures to keep himself and the mysterious woman he loves alive.
"Synopsis" by , This powerful graphic novel confirms Will Eisner as a master of the genre.
"Synopsis" by , In this graphic novel, Will Eisner's pen cuts an expansive swath through all aspects of the human condition. places American life within a broader perspective, chronicling the lives of scientists, politicians, spies, and nobodies as they come to terms with the discovery of extraterrestrial life: in reaching out to other galaxies, Eisner's characters ultimately find themselves focusing within.
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