A gorgeous, collectible hardcover edition of Will Eisner's pioneering graphic novel to celebrate the author's 100th birthday. Published quietly in 1978, Will Eisner's revolutionary literary work A Contract With God marked the invention of the modern graphic novel. Through a quartet of four interwoven stories, A Contract With God expresses the joy, exuberance, tragedy, and drama of life on the mythical Dropsie Avenue in the Bronx. This edition uses all-new, high-resolution reproductions of Eisner's original artwork, bringing new clarity and immediacy to Eisner's writing, illustration, and composition. Crafted with the highest fidelity to Eisner's artistic vision, the volume offers a beautiful, collectible way to experience the legendary book that launched a new art form and established Eisner as one of the great pioneers of American graphics.