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obituaries & tributes
& Memories of Will Eisner
BBC News -
Comic book pioneer Eisner is dead
Will Eisner R.I.P.
Comic book legend Will Eisner is dead
Chicago Sun Times
AP article -
Artist Eisner dies, but his 'Spirit lives on'
Will Eisner obits
DC Comics -
Will Eisner, "The Father of Graphic Novels" and namesake of the Eisner
Awards, is dead at 87
Will Eisner obituary
Entertainment Weekly -
News from ME -
Will Eisner, R.I.P.
Spirit Comic Creator Will Eisner Dies
Will Eisner's passing.
Celebrating Will Eisner
Will Eisner's Living Legacy
R.I.P. Will Eisner
Pros on Eisner's passing
Saviuk working with Eisner one last time
Will Eisner Lives On
& Will Eisner sites
Will Eisner.com - the official site which is now
open and looks very impressive.
Denis Kitchen is Will Eisner's agent and his
site now has original art from The Spirit.
Will Eisner Discussion Group - Get on the mailing list for the
Will Eisner Discussion Group, which Will himself is a
Click to subscribe to eisner-l
The Official John Law, Detective Web Site
- Gary Chaloner (see Other Resources below) is creating new
adventures of this Will Eisner character! There is also a
discussion board about John Law on
DC Comics also now have a mini site on
The Spirit Archives. It includes a brief
biography of Will Eisner, and an
e-comic reprint of the post-War origin of The Spirit!
Strips are serialising the "Stage
Settings" articles and interviews with Will Eisner that Tom Heintjes
did during the Kitchen Sink run of the post-War and early Spirit
Bob Andelman is
writing a biography on Will Eisner which will be published by Dark Horse
in Spring 2005, called
A Spirited Life. You can sign up for Bob's informative newsletter
Blackhawk Comics Homepage - an excellent resource on anything
sites, articles and biographies
Greatest American Comic Book Artists of All Time has
a listing for Will
100 Greatest Comics of the 20th Century has a page on
The Spirit Sections.
10 Greatest Comics Letterers has an entry for Will Eisner.
The Annotated Dreamer - Jerry Stratton has created a
very comprehensive look at one of Eisner's works.
artistic interpretations of literary figures has a page by Will
Beat Brothers Records has a page on The Spirit Picture Disc. On a related front, there is a
page showing a Record label from box set reissue which features a Spirit panel!
Brevoort's History of Comics
has a page on
The Spirit Magazine #17
Bud Plant has a page looking at the career of
from The Collecting Channel: Will Eisner: The Spirit is Strong.
have a page giving a history of
Will Eisner's early work (also see "Rare Eisner" below)
Comic Art & Graffix Artist
Biographies - Will Eisner - A concise look at Will Eisner.
Artists Direct has an article on
Why Is Everyone Interested in Will Eisner?
has a page listing the latest developments on
The Spirit movie.
Comics Get Serious has a page reviewing
The Christmas Spirit and
The Last Day in Vietnam..
Comics Grand Master Is Unrecognized - A New York Times article on Will
The Comics Journal has
an excerpt from the
Eisner interview from issue #249.
comics research bibliography
has a page on
Comics Snob review of
A Life Force.
The Comics History Timeline has a biography page on
Will Eisner and the Eisner Awards.
Computer UFO Network has
a scan of a
Spirit section after the Kenneth Arnold sighting of June 1947, plus
section from 1952.
did a tribute picture of
The Spirit & Will Eisner
which was published in the Winter 1999 New York Press.
Denis Kitchen has a page on
Dragon*Con's Biography of Will Eisner.
Forward: Arts &
Letters has a letter from Art Spiegelman on
Comics Are to Art What Yiddish Is to Language, which of course
mentions Will Eisner.
Geeks on the Streets have a page on
Will Eisner's Biography.
Gene Fama has a few
pages on the
process involved in his art for The Spirit: The New Adventures story
that appeared in issue 7.
Comics has a page giving a
biography of Will Eisner.
have a review of
A Contract With God and
A Life Force.
Hard-Boiled Mysteries: American
- This page is on The Spirit.
International Museum of Cartoon Art Gallery - The page listing for Will
International Catalogue of Superheroes has a page on
Jaap van Deijk 's Will Eisner &
Spirit Page - Some
excellent Spirit and Will Eisner art on this site.
Jack Cole, his life and death in comics - an interesting article on
the artist at
Once Upon A Dime.
There is a comprehensive
Books and Writers.
featured an article called
That's The Spirit
on their website.
Mars Import have
a page giving a biography of
Mauricio de Sousa is the creator of Brazilian comic
strip "Monica's Gang" - he has a page
on his meeting with Will Eisner.
A Mouse With Spirit
is an interesting article looking at Floyd Gottfredson's Mickey
Mouse strip with The Spirit!
Mutoworld have a
Foundation for Jewish Culture awarded Will Eisner a
Lifetime Achievement Award in 2002.
Jeph Loeb adapting The Spirit to the movies.
has a page on Eisner's
A Medal for Bowser
(seeing is believing!).
have a page looking at
Will Eisner and A Contract with God.
a page of biographical information about
PopImage have a
The Spirit Archives #1
Rain Taxi Review of
Books has a review of
Last Day in Vietnam, Minor Miracles and The Last Knight.
Rare Eisner/Making of a Genius - an excellent and informative
overview of Will Eisner's early years including lots of artwork and
material never seen before. Part of the fantastic
Razzing the Dictators
is an article looking at the appearances of dictators in the funny books
Most Complete Comicgraphy of Richard Corben has a page on the work
he did for
The Spirit magazine.
Sheena: Queen of the Jungle - A good site devoted to another
character which Eisner co-created.
Sockless and Stalwart: Eisner's Spirit - a look at The Spirit: New
Adventures and the classic sections from
has a review of
Comics & Sequential Art.
Spirit Mystery - The column "Huh?" on the
Comics Rack pages looks at they mystery of some of the uncredited
artists on The Spirit series.
- A page on The Spirit, some nice illustrations here.
- A collection of Warren Spirit covers on this Italian page.
The Spirit -- A Visionary Comics Character - a page on the early
days of the character from the
Upon A Dime site.
The Spirit Archives #1 review - from
Thumbnail: Will Eisner - a page on Will Eisner at
Markstein's Toonopedia page on The Spirit. There is also a page on
Florida Department of English has a page on
Will Eisner, relating to the
Conference on Comics &
Graphics Novels 2002.
Weird, Wonder(ous) World of Victor Fox's Fantastic Mystery Men is a
great article on the
site, originally published in Comic Book Marketplace #107. This looks at
the publishing empire of Victor Fox.
free encyclopedia, have a page on
Will Eisner's hp - A page looking at some of Will's
major comics works, part of the Comic Book Homepage.
Will Eisner: Moved By The Spirit - an essay by
on Will Eisner & The Spirit
with Will Eisner
arranged alphabetically by name of site:
Grand Daddy of the Graphic Novel - A Talk with Will Eisner - an
interview and review with the
BadAzz MoFo has
an interview called
If The Spirit Moves You.
The Caroline and Erwin Swann
Foundation for Caricature and Cartoon has
Will Eisner on the Graphic Novel (this requires RealPlayer to
Comic Book Artist interview with Will Eisner about his work with Warren
magazines. Includes lots of other fascinating snippets
of information as well!
Dark Horse Comics
- An interview with Will Eisner about
Last Day in Vietnam
Will Eisner's Shop Talk.
Grayhaven Magazine has an interview with Will Eisner about his current
Alley have an
interview with Will Eisner conducted by Tom Heintjes.
Hype This has
Will Eisner: The Enduring Spirit of Comics An Interview Conducted by
Bill Baker (originally published in Comic Book Marketplace),
they also have a great interview called
Spirited Allies: Denis Kitchen on Representing Will Eisner.
Jack Kirby Collector: Will Eisner Discusses Jack Kirby - An interview about Jack's days
with the Eisner-Iger studio.
The King of Comic Books is an interview with Will Eisner by
The Jewish Week.
Mark Evanier's site reprints two of his POV
columns on Blackhawk with Eisner and Chuck Cudiera. The
first part is here,
the second here.
The Amazing Adventures of Will EIsner - an interview with the
Never Too Late - TIME.comix talks with industry legend Will Eisner
Onion AV Club Will Eisner Interview an interview about Will's latest
work and The Spirit Archives.
The Pop Art Times :The Spirit Commands You - An interview about Will's work
as a teacher.
Red Dwarf's Mr Flibble talks to
Will Eisner, also asking about his
start in the industry.
Richmond Comix interview with Will Eisner from May 1998.
Review published an interview/overview called
Bronx comic-book creator reflects upon his accomplishments in 2001.
Images are Words
an interview from May 1996.
Memorial Day interview with Will Eisner,
as well as
Paper Golems The Portrait of a Sequential Artist: Will Eisner
interview with Will EIsner as part of their Memorial Day Tribute.in
2002. They also did an
interview with him after 9/11
Never Too Late -
Time.comix talks with industry legend Will Eisner
Tripwire issue 8 featured an
has an interview with Will Eisner called
Every Picture Tells a Story, which is about Eisner's new graphic
novel, The Plot.
Will Eisner: The Great Innovator - an interview from the
Gutterwallowing site originally.
by Will Eisner
AC Comics Golden Age reprints - Affordable reprints of 30s &
Comics on CD-ROM - This site has for sale Golden
Age comics on CD-ROM, including Uncle Sam.
Dark Horse Comics - publishers of Will Eisner's
graphic novel, Last Day in Vietnam, as well as Will
Eisner's Shop Talk. For more information, click here.
DC Comics - Most of the Quality Comics characters
were taken over by DC Comics - DC have released an
excellent collection of Jack Cole's "Plastic Man"
stories. With DC publishing The Spirit Archives
and having re-released all of the Will Eisner Library
series from Kitchen Sink, DC are the main publisher for
Will Eisner classic works. To view a list of the titles
DC currently have by Will Eisner, click here.
Ken Pierce Books - Publisher of The Spirit Dailies
(as well as a host of other classic newspaper strips),
many items available to order from here.
Microcolour International - This site has for sale
microfiche copies of Golden and Silver Age comics,
including Police Comics, Plastic Man
and many more.
Tales are currently publishing online new stories of
John Law by
Will Eisner and
NBM Publishing - NBM are publishers of Will
Eisner's adaptations of
fairy tales and other literary
works. So far
published are: The Princess and The Frog by Will
Eisner, for more information, click here; an introduction to Don Quixote called The Last Knight; and Moby Dick, a preview of which can be found here.
have a page on Will Eisner's
Fagin the Jew.
recommended publishers and publications relating to
classic comic books and comic strips
Comic Book Marketplace - The website to the excellent
monthly magazine published by Gemstone.
Hogan's Alley - An excellent magazine which
concentrates on syndicated comic strips. Issue # 8 has an
interview with Will Eisner on the state of the comics
industry and its future.
Pacific Comics Club - The publishers of collected
editions of The Phantom and Mandrake, among others.
Bob Powell's Mr Mystic - a page looking at this character who
appeared in the Comic Book Section with The Spirit.
The Chaloner Studio - Gary Chaloner's page, which
presents some of his excellent artwork, including the
unpublished tale for The Spirit: The New Adventures #9.
Cinemarquee Superheroes page - A very comprehensive list of
comic related links.
the cliff page - This interesting site has
sketches by artists which have a cliff or cliffs in them!
For Eisner's sketch, click
Comics Fun - Some great links and interesting essays
on comics on this site.
The Golden Age of Superheroes - A site on the superheroes of
World War II, concentrating on Timely/Marvel's range of
Silver & Bronze Age Message Board is a useful place for questions
about the history of American comic books.
Mikel's Golden Age Comics Directory - This has links to many other
Golden & Silver Age comics sites as well as a
comprehensive bibliography. The author also has several
other excellent Golden Age comics sites.
Official R.C. Harvey Homepage - This is the site for R.C.
Harvey, which includes his column "Rants &
Raves" as well as being able to get autographed
copies of his books.
Will Eisner Comic Industry Award
Winners Summary -
A site listing winners of the comics awards, part of Aardy's Comics Page.
Yahoo Golden Age comics club - where many online fans of Golden
Age comics send messages and has an extensive collection
of links to other sites.
Yahoo clubs - The Quality Comics
Corner - a club
dedicated to the characters and creators of Quality
1939-1942 Comic Covers - a collection of Golden Age covers from the
Victor Fox publisher.
Girl Art Fiction House! - A few Jungle and
Fight Comics covers available here, many of which feature
The Quality Comics Cover Gallery - a collection of covers from the
publishers of The Spirit comic book.
of Golden Age material
Golden Age Greats - Some obscure Golden heroes have
their adventures reprinted here.
Greats of the Golden Age - website reprinting golden age stories on
a monthly basis.
are to more general sites on comics:
Submissions for links are
always welcome. The following applies though:
- sites featuring
Will Eisner, The Spirit will usually be added
- sites on Golden
Age comics will be considered
- sites generally
on comic books or comic strips will only be added
if there is a reciprocal link back to this site
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