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Author Eisner, Will.

Title PS magazine : the best of the Preventive maintenance monthly / Will Eisner ; selected and with an overview by Eddie Campbell ; preface by Ann Eisner ; introduction by Peter J. Schoomaker.

Imprint New York : Abrams ComicArts, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    741.5697 EIS    Available
Description 272 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm.
Note Cartoons.
Contents Introduction / by General Peter J. Schoomaker, USA (Ret.) -- Preface / recollections of Will Eisner and PS Magazine by Ann Eisner -- A PS briefing / by Eddie Campbell -- 1951-1953 -- 1954-1959 -- 1960-1971.
Summary "Will Eisner (1917-2005), best known for his influential comic book series The Spirit and his groundbreaking graphic novel A Contract with God, believed in the teaching power of comics, and from 1951 to 1971 he produced PS magazine for the U.S. Army. This Preventive Maintenance Monthly, called PS because it was a postscript to the standard technical manuals, was aimed at teaching American soldiers about weapons safety and proper maintenance of vehicles, aircraft, and electronics. Eisner illustrated these vital lessons with spot art, pinups, step-by-step guides, and comic strips. This collection, the best of Eisner's 227 issues of PS, explores this relatively unknown body of work--the missing link between his comic books and his later, mature graphic novels."--P. [4] of cover.
Subject Eisner, Will -- Themes, motives.
Added Author Campbell, Eddie, 1955-
Added Title Best of the Preventive maintenance monthly
PS (United States. Dept. of the Army)
ISBN 9780810997486

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