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Tag Archives: Will Eisner
In adition to creating The Spirit, which ran for decades in its own syndicated newspaper supplement, and, arguably, inventing the modern graphic novel (or at least the term), Will Eisner was also well known for his contributions to PS Magazine, … Continue reading
In 2007, when is Elephantmen series turned out to be quite the hit, Richard Starkings came up with a “P” issue, or a Pilot, a collection of short stories that were created by other artists for the Comicraft website and … Continue reading
To mark what would have been the 94th birthday of the founding father of graphic novels, on March 5 Google graced its search page with a doodle featuring Will Eisner‘s best-known character, the Spirit, and the word “Google” spelled with … Continue reading
This BBC documentary was aired in 1981 as part of their Arena series of documentary films.Â Read on for more parts, featuring Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, but also Will Eisner, Trina Robbins and others.
Today I finally received the first issue of the new Dutch literary magazine Eisner, the first of its kind to be completely devoted to visual narratives and graphic novels.Â It’s a thin trade paperback of about 70 pages, with new … Continue reading
This great piece of comics criticism was lifted from The Spirit #19, written by Mark Evanier and Sergio AragonÃ©s with art by Paul Rivoche (DC Comics, september 2008).Â I don’t think Scott McCloud could have put it better.Â And it … Continue reading
Fans of Will Eisner, rejoice ! The Virginia Commonwealth University library seems to have quite a few issues of the fabled P.S. Magazine in its collections, and has now made complete scans for 145 regular issues, 3 special issues, and … Continue reading
One more example of the superhero trope : Roy Meriwether’s Soul Invader album from 1968, with artwork by Will Eisner / Murphy Anderson (although The Incrowd has his doubts – thanks anyway !)
Will Eisner and Jack Kirby (and Mrs. Kirby) at the 1982 San Diego Comic Con. A priceless photo from a Alan Light’s Flickr photoset on Flickr (photo by Alan Light). (via Drawn! The Illustration Blog)