Jun 04, 2020
Will Eisner: A Spirited Life (Deluxe Edition)
Posted by Bob Andelman

An expanded, full color deluxe edition of the out of print biography that explores the fascinating life of Will Eisner, detailing a than 70 year career where he spearheaded comics for adult readers and created the first widely accepted graphic novel, A Contract with God Eisner s influence has been felt by such diverse talents as Batman co creator Bob Kane and CaptainAn expanded, full color deluxe edition of the out of print biography that explores the fascinating life of Will Eisner, detailing a than 70 year career where he spearheaded comics for adult readers and created the first widely accepted graphic novel, A Contract with God Eisner s influence has been felt by such diverse talents as Batman co creator Bob Kane and Captain America and Fantastic Four co creator Jack Kirby, as well as underground comics legend R Crumb and Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonists Jules Feiffer and Art Spiegelman all have hailed Eisner s cinematic approach to comics, and his enduring character The Spirit From his childhood to famously turning down a proposal for Superman, to educating Army soldiers in P.S Magazine, Eisner s personal and professional life is told in dramatic detail.Author Bob Andelman spent almost three years interviewing Eisner prior to his passing, researching his life and work and interviewing friends, family, and colleagues including Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, Neil Gaiman, Denis Kitchen, Joe Kubert, Stan Lee, Jules Feiffer, Neal Adams, and his former School of Visual Arts students Patrick McDonnell, Ray Billingsley, Joe Quesada, Batton Lash, John Holmstrom, Florian Bachleda, and Mike Carlin In addition to hundreds of full color images from Will s archives and private collections not found in the original edition , this expanded Deluxe Edition includes a series of new interviews with Drew Friedman, Howard Chaykin, Darwyn Cooke, Sergio Aragones, Ken Quattro, Benjamin Herzberg, Scott Hampton, Bo Hampton, Michael Uslan, and others, which clear the air on some topics left unfinished by the first edition, and add depth to the reader s knowledge of Eisner s body of work Featuring an insightful introduction by Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Michael Chabon and a Foreword by legendary comic book artist Neal Adams.

  • Title: Will Eisner: A Spirited Life (Deluxe Edition)
  • Author: Bob Andelman
  • ISBN: 9781605490618
  • Page: 332
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Will Eisner Will Eisner Author of A Contract With God and Other Will Eisner was born on March , in Brooklyn, New York By the time of his death on January , , Will Eisner was recognized internationally as one of the giants in Will Eisner s A Contract with God Curator s Will Eisner was a writer, creator, and one of the true legends in the comic book medium Eisner is the creator of The Spirit, one of the first comic properties to gain widespread popularity and acclaim One of the biggest awards in the comic book industry is the Eisner award, named after the Brooklyn born legend. Will Eisner Person Comic Vine Will Eisner born William Erwin Eisner is considered one of the founding fathers and most influential comic book artist of all time Comics highest award, the Eisner Award, is named for him Wiki Will Eisner DC Database Fandom Jan , Will Eisner was an American cartoonist, comic book creator and entrepreneur He began his careen in working for Fiction House on the magazine Jumbo Comics He was later hired by Fox Feature Syndicate, Archie Comics, Quality Comics, and many minor publishers. A Contract with God Eisner, Will Born in New York City, Will Eisner was the author of the legendary comic strip The Spirit, as well as fifteen graphic novels and three influential instructional textbooks The comic industry s top awards, the Eisner Awards, are named in his honor. Will Eisner Society of Illustrators Will Eisner enjoyed a long, highly productive and ever innovative career He was still at his studio drawing board five days a week, with no diminution of skills, when he died with his th birthday approaching Eisner s bold artistry and imaginative storytelling made him one of the great masters of comics and graphic novels, the latter a genre he personally kick started. Top Eight Favorite Will Eisner Spirit Stories on Spirit s day agoEisner was especially impressive when it came to the use of noir tropes like shadows and stuff like that, and few stories were quite as evocative of that feel as Black Alley, about a killer who uses the time when the subway is briefly down and things are at their blackest to try to kill the Spirit. Will Eisner Find A Grave Memorial Jan , In a documentary about his life was released, Will Eisner A Portrait of Sequential Art Born William Ervin Eisner into a East European Jewish family, his father had been a fairly successful artist prior to immigrating to the United States before World War I. A Contract with God Spirit Jam

    Will Eisner A Spirited Life Deluxe Edition An expanded full color deluxe edition of the out of print biography that explores the fascinating life of Will Eisner detailing a than year career where he spearheaded comics for adult readers an

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    Elliot Huxtable

    A very well written biography with a lot of interesting detail and anecdotes.


    Bob Andelman



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