To the Heart of the Storm

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To the Heart of the Storm
Creator Will Eisner
Page count208 pages
Publisher Kitchen Sink Press
EditorDave Schreiner
ISBN 9780878161331

To the Heart of the Storm is an autobiographical graphic novel by American cartoonist Will Eisner released in 1991. It tells of Willie's youth as the son of an immigrant family up to World War II.


On its release, writer Tom De Haven gave the book an A rating in Entertainment Weekly , calling Eisner "at the age of 74 ... a risk taker and an artist of astonishing vitality". [1] The book won the 1992 Eisner Award (named for Will Eisner) for Best Graphic Album: New. It also won the 1992 Harvey Award for Best Graphic Album of Original Work.

Publication history

To the Heart of the Storm was originally released by Kitchen Sink Press in 1991. Kitchen Sink republished it in 1995. After Kitchen Sink's demise in 1999, DC Comics took over the publishing rights to the book, releasing an edition in 2000 ( ISBN   9781563896798). W. W. Norton published an edition of the book in 2008 ( ISBN   9780393328103).

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  1. De Haven 1991.

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