Will Eisner"s The Spirit

the new adventures
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LC ClassificationsPN6728.S63 E48 2016
The Physical Object
Pagination245 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27218348M
ISBN 101616559489
ISBN 139781616559489
LC Control Number2015032928
OCLC/WorldCa920676975

This special book, "Will Eisner's The Spirit: A Celebration of 75 Years," provides comic readers a grand showcase of selected tales of this great creator's most famous work and additional stories by comic artists inspired by Mr.

Eisner's genius/5(27). Created by Eisner inthe Spirit is to comics what Citizen Kane was to cinema—groundbreaking and brilliant. 17 classic stories are collected in this volume, each being scanned from the original art, and all stories from the post-war years of —generally regarded as Eisner's best period on the Spirit/5.

Will Eisner told more exciting, more detailed stories in pages than some can do in issues of a comic book. As one of the preeminent geniuses of the art form, Eisner's work has been studied by fans and professionals alike, and here we are able to study his work of 60+ years ago as never before.5/5(7).

Will Eisner's The Spirit: A Celebration of 75 Years is a compilation of some of the best representative of the Spirit stories over the years to commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary debut (). In truth, I never heard of The Spirit and I was eager to learn all about him from this anthology/5.

In a career that spanned nearly eight decades -- from the dawn of the comic book to the advent of digital comics - Will Eisner was truly the 'Father of the Graphic Novel' and the 'O By the time of his death on January 3,Will Eisner was recognized internationally as one of the giants in the field of sequential art, a term he coined/5.

Wagner's writing and even more so Dan Schkade's art have successfully contributed to the mythos of The Spirit, I think Will Eisner and Darwyn Cooke would both approve of this effort.

Dan's art evokes Eisner while maintaining his own style. Wagner tells a story which takes a little while to gain traction, but once it does, hold on for the s: 7. Details of Will Eisner's the Spirit: Who Killed the Spirit. Original Title Will Eisner's the Spirit: Who Killed the Spirit. ISBN13 Edition Format Hardcover Number of Pages pages Book Language English Ebook Format PDF, EPUB.

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What makes the Spirit stories magical, however, is that Eisner seemed unconstrained by the limitation of the comics genre.

In the period he wrote The Spirit (principally the decade or so after WWII), many comics were very formulaic; with The Spirit, you never knew what you /5(43). An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

Video An illustration of Will Eisners The Spirit book audio speaker. The Best of the Spirit Item Preview remove-circle The Best of the Spirit by Will Eisner. Publication date Topics Spirit (Comic strip). Today, March 6th, would be Will Eisner's th birthday.

The comic book legend is perhaps best known to fans today as the namesake for the prestigious annual comic book awards, the Eisners, his popularization of the term "graphic novel," and his superhero creation, The Spirit.

Recommended. By Francesco Francavilla. The iconic masked crime fighter created by the legendary Will Eisner returns in an all-new tale by Eisner Award winner Francesco Francavilla.

Unexpected disappearances and deaths hit Central City--with no apparent connection between the victims. The police just file them as runaways or natural deaths.

For years, Will Eisner wouldn’t allow anyone to do any new Spirit stories. Eisner was never one to live in the past and to him The Spirit died in the mids. When he did finally relent, though, the floodgates opened to a whole bunch of extremely talented folks who—for the most part—really didn’t seem to “get” The Spirit.

Will Eisner’s work on The Spirit was, in its way, as groundbreaking as Orson Welles‘ Citizen Kane. Both artistic achievements rewrote the book on sequential storytelling, and had lasting impacts on all. The Spirit is a fictional masked crimefighter created by cartoonist Will first appeared June 2,as the main feature of a page, tabloid-sized, newsprint comic book insert distributed in the Sunday edition of Register and Tribune Syndicate newspapers; it was ultimately carried by 20 Sunday newspapers, with a combined circulation of five million copies during the d by: Will Eisner.

I have, of course, heard about Will Eisners The Spirit plenty, so when I saw this collection at my library, I thought Id give it a try.

Not a best first collection for the new reader of the Spirit. While some of the adventures are entertaining, the book is chock full of straight-faced sexism that makes women out to be flighty, villainous /5.

Will Eisner—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 to he produced PS magazine for the U.S.

Army. Eisner is in top form with this volume. Among other stories, it reprints "Suicide and Saxophones", one of the all-time great Spirit stories. The supporting players--Dolan, Ellen, Ebony--all get their chance to shine, with the Spirit taking more of a supporting role in their tales/5. The Spirit #1, Aprilby Will Eisner by Will Eisner and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at For sale the spirit kitchen sink magazine 25 26 27 will eisner wally wood rare out of print comic book art magazines emorys memories.

Classic Comics Illustrators Pulp Fiction Spirited Art Comics Art Will Eisner Comic Books Art Comic Art Community16 pins. Dynamite Entertainment along with Francesco Francavilla are introducing a new story featuring Will Eisner’s The Spirit.

Surprisingly enough this year is the centennial year for Mr. Eisner so this series is the perfect addition to all the other celebrations happening for this event–if you get a chance to check it out, there’s also a Will Eisner week in March.

About Will Eisner’s The Spirit: The New Adventures HC (Second Edition). Inalmost six decades after the Spirit’s first appearance inlegendary artist and writer Will Eisner gave permission for a new series of stories to be commissioned featuring his signature creation, written and drawn by the most famous names in the comics industry.

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Inhe popularized the term "graphic novel" with the publication of his book A Contract with God. He was an early contributor to formal comics. Ebony White is a fictional character from the s syndicated newspaper comics series The Spirit, created by Will first appeared in the June 2, debut instalment of The Spirit and became one of the three major characters in the first nine years of The Spirit ' s twelve-year run, until being phased out in late He is a black sidekick to Denny Colt, the title character.- Will Eisner's The Spirit and Other Associated Eisner Collectibles For Sale on - Including Comics, Books, Magazines, Original Artwork, Videos, and Tabloids.

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[Will Eisner] -- Universally celebrated as one of comics' most influential creators, Will Eisner broke new ground with nearly every project he undertook during his long and extraordinary career. But no creation was.