Tag: contract with god

Bad Reasons, Used Well: Assigning Blame in Will Eisner’s “The Super”

So this week we’ve been talking about Will Eisner’s “A Contract With God” in class, and most recently we discussed “The Super”.  It is clear that Eisner is a master of his craft, not just as a visual artist, but as a storyteller. While the plot of this particular chapter isn’t especially complex, Eisner manages to really make us think,… Read more →

Reflection on Rosie

  One of the things that stuck with me the most during our discussions last week of Eisner’s Contract With God, was our discussions about “The Super,” and more specifically how we all had such varying opinions about Rosie and what Rosie’s intentions were during that story. What I found so particularly interesting about this discussion was how varied the… Read more →

A Recycling Contract?

I sort of expected that the main character of A Contract With God wouldn’t have been rewarded for doing too little of a good thing a little too late, but what I didn’t expect was the short comic added on at the end of a young boy finding the contract and signing it himself, hence restarting the plot of the story in… Read more →

Our Week with Will Eisner

This past week, our class started our first text, A Contract with God by Will Eisner. The graphic novel is divided into four chapters that for the most part are not relatable. Dr. Whalen also taught us how to use Gimp. On Tuesday we started off the class being taught how to use Gimp for our disassembly projects. Professor Whalen taught us with… Read more →