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Cover Date: August 2013
Cover Price: US $ 19.99
Issue Tagline: A Reinvention of Dickens's Classic Character
Format: Black & White; Hardcover; 136 pages
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In his award-winning style, Eisner portrays the notorious villain as a troubled and complex man and tells the tale of his life and of London's Ashkenazic community in Fagin's own words. Fagin the Jew is part biography, part polemic, and entirely engaging, and Eisner's empathy for this mistreated character lends an extraordinary richness to his artwork, ever evocative and complex.
In a fresh, compelling look at prejudice, poverty, and anti-Semitism, Fagin the Jew blends image and prose in an unforgettable examination of history.
Fagin the Jew (2003) OGN SC
Foreword by Brian Michael Bendis
Introduction and Appendix to the original edition by Will Eisner
Afterword by Jeet Heer
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