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Will Eisner: Father of the Graphic Novel

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Learn the incredible contribution Will Eisner made to the history of graphic literature over the course of his storied career. His critical role in establishing graphic literature as a legitimate category within the publishing industry at large earned him the title of “Father of the Graphic Novel” and led to the creation of The Eisner Award, one of the industry’s most prestigious honors. Learn more at

Written by: Jill Gerber, Illustrated by: Matt Strackbein, Edited by: Dr. Katie Monnin