A Contract With God and Other Tenement Stories by Will Eisner

A Contract With God and Other Tenement Stories

The Contract With God Trilogy #1

Will Eisner

fiction comics emotional reflective medium-paced

196 pages | first published 1978


Go back to where graphic novels all started, on the Bronx street of Dropsie Avenue and A Life Force, in Will Eisner's groundbreaking 1978 creation. The human drama, the psychological insight -- Eisner captures the soul of the city and its troubled...
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dark 83%
sad 83%
challenging 50%
emotional 50%
reflective 50%
tense 50%


medium 66%
slow 33%

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Diverse cast of characters?

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