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PREVIEW | Fagin the Jew, 10th Anniversary Hardcover (Dark Horse Books)
Published on Thursday, August 8, 2013 by
In one of his final works published before he passed away, the legendary Will Eisner took on the anti-Semitism of Dickens’ Oliver Twist with the graphic novel Fagin the Jew. This 10th anniversary edition of the book features a previously unused, fully painted cover.
  • Story and art: Will Eisner
  • Foreword by: Brian Michael Bendis
  • Introduction by: Jeet Heer
  • Format: 136 pages, sepia/black & white, hardcover
  • List price: $19.99
  • Sale date: 14 August 2013
  • Publisher’s description: Comics luminary Will Eisner takes on literary giant Charles Dickens, in this fascinating retelling of the life of Oliver Twist’s Fagin! Imagining Fagin’s impoverished childhood in the slums of London and his initiation into the criminal underworld, Eisner’s story counters the anti-Semitism of Victorian literature as his gorgeous brushwork creates an evocative portrait of the era.

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