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ECCC: All-Star Creators Explain

ECCC: All-Star Creators Explain "Why Eisner Matters"

Peter David, Matt Fraction, Jeff Smith and Michael Oeming explain why Will Eisner continues to inspire nearly a decade after his death.

Conversing on Comics with Paul Levitz

Conversing on Comics with Paul Levitz

ROBOT 6’s Chris Arrant talks with the former president and publisher of DC Comics about his current work as a writer and college instructor, and his fanzine roots.

Levitz Brings 40 Years of Experience to BOOM!'s Board of Directors

Levitz Brings 40 Years of Experience to BOOM!'s Board of Directors

Paul Levitz discusses his new role on the board of directors at BOOM!, his four decades in the comics industry, his upcoming book on Will Eisner and more.

Comics A.M. -

Comics A.M. - "Silver Spoon," and the Rise of ... Farming Manga?

Agriculture may be Japan's next big manga genre! "Mark Trail" cartoonist Jack Elrod passes torch! Darwyn Cooke on what he learned from Will Eisner! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Kadokawa's App to Offer Manga in English

Comics A.M. - Kadokawa's App to Offer Manga in English

ComicWalker to launch March 22! Trondheim on Angoulême's Grand Prix! Bechdel on comics and the Bechdel Test! Kitchen recalls meeting Eisner! Plus much more!

SDCC: Gaiman, McCloud, Smith & Kitchen talk Eisner and the Graphic Novel

SDCC: Gaiman, McCloud, Smith & Kitchen talk Eisner and the Graphic Novel

An all-star panel of Neil Gaiman, Jeff Smith, Scott McCloud and Denis Kitchen discussed the impact of Will Eisner on the graphic novel in a panel moderated by Paul Levitz at Comic-Con International.

PRESS RELEASE: 2013 Will Eisner Graphic Novel Award for Libraries Announced June 30

WC13: Eisner's Spirit Teams With Stevens' Rocketeer As Waid Scripts & Smith Draws

WC13: Eisner's Spirit Teams With Stevens' Rocketeer As Waid Scripts & Smith Draws

Will Eisner's Denny Colt will team with - or go toe to to against - Dave Stevens' Cliff Secord in IDW Publishing's just-announced Rocketeer/The Spirit crossover written by Mark Waid and drawn by Paul Smith.

The Line It Is Drawn - Will Eisner Splash-Page Homages

The Line It Is Drawn - Will Eisner Splash-Page Homages

In honor of Will Eisner Week, our artists drew splash pages of comic book characters with their names incorporated into the art, just like Eisner used to do it with his legendary "Spirit" comics.

Comics A.M. - Will Eisner Graphic Novel Prize For Libraries Launches

Comics A.M. - Will Eisner Graphic Novel Prize For Libraries Launches

American Library Association, Eisner Foundation launch Will Eisner Graphic Novel Prize for Libraries! Graphic novels at BookExpo America! Are gay superheroes really news? Plus much more!

WC12: Tribute to the Legends: Kirby, Simon, Robinson, and Eisner

WC12: Tribute to the Legends: Kirby, Simon, Robinson, and Eisner

Comics historian Mark Evanier led a WonderCon panel dedicated to remembering and sharing anecdotes of Golden Age legends Jack Kirby, Will Eisner, Jerry Robinson and Joe Simon.

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Will Eisner Edition

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Will Eisner Edition

This week's CBLR is a tribute to the legendary Will Eisner! Learn the bizarre story of the fabricated feud between Eisner & Al Capp! Discover the mystery John Law and why he's such an important part of Spirit history! And more!

PRESS RELEASE: CBLDF Launches "Spirit of Giving" Holiday Gift Drive

NYCC: The Iconicism of The Batman and The Spirit

NYCC: The Iconicism of The Batman and The Spirit

Michael Uslan, Paul Levitz, Denny O'Neill, N.C. Christopher Couch and Danny Fingeroth looked back at the shared origins and legacy of two of comics' most iconic characters.

CCI EXCLUSIVE: Eisner's

CCI EXCLUSIVE: Eisner's "The Spirit" Receives Artist's Edition

A new Artist's Edition from IDW features Will Eisner's most famous creation, The Spirit. Editor Scott Dunbier provided CBR with exclusive insight on the project.

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Kirby, McCartney, Eisner & More

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Kirby, McCartney, Eisner & More

Titans collide as Jack "King" Kirby meets with Paul McCartney! What's the truth behind Will Eisner's testimony in the Wonderman copyright case and does Green Arrow have superpowers?

Cardy is

Cardy is "The Artist at War"

One of the great artists of the Silver Age, Nick Cardy spoke with CBR News about his new book, collecting the work he did as a young man serving in WWII and provides an exclusive look at the book.

NYCC: Remembering Will Eisner

NYCC: Remembering Will Eisner

The NYCC panel on Will Eisner's use of New York quickly turned into a retrospective of the life and work of the legendary creator of "The Spirit as he was remembered by friends and colleagues.

CCI: Will Eisner's

CCI: Will Eisner's "Contract With God" Heading To The Big Screen

Announced during last night's Eisner Awards by Denis Kitchen, Will Eisner's "A Contract With God" is set to receive the full Hollywood treatment having been optioned for a feature film.

Hine Guides Eisner's

Hine Guides Eisner's "Spirit"

David Hine takes on the Spirit, looking to continue the noir style storytelling that made the character a comic book icon as new writer of the character's ongoing series serving as part of DC's First Wave Universe.

Ellison Gets In

Ellison Gets In "The Spirit"

With a brand-new tale starring Denny Colt and drawn by Kyle Baker to his credit, the legendary Harlan Ellison remembers his connection to The Spirit, his friendship with Will Eisner and the Spirit movie that never was.

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "The Spirit" #1

Chad Nevett gave "The Spirit" #1, from the creative teams of Mark Schulz & Moritat and Denny O'Neill & Bill Sienkiewicz 4 stars, saying that the writers "provide Moritat and Sienkiewicz interesting and dynamic stories to draw."

Mark Schultz has

Mark Schultz has "Spirit"

Writer Mark Schultz has revealed to CBR that by his own choice, his run on "The Spirit" will last only three issues, but that still gives him enough time to play with some of Will Eisner's toys and bring some new ones to the sandbox.

Permanent Damage - 12/2/2009

Permanent Damage - 12/2/2009

This Week: The final word on narrative and what it means to the future of the graphic novel; comics books for Xmas 2009 - our recommendations; plus Wonder Woman, Rupert Murdoch, gays in Uganda, bankers with guns and lots of other notes.

When Words Collide - 9/8/2009

When Words Collide - 9/8/2009

Sparked by the recent release of a book of interviews, this week Tim ponders the Q&A format while recalling the best interview books of the past, featuring the likes of Neil Gaiman, Frank Miller, Alan Moore, and many more.

Michael Avon Oeming Talks The Spirit

Michael Avon Oeming Talks The Spirit

June's “The Spirit” #30 is written and drawn by “Powers” artist Michael Avon Oeming, who is donating Spirit artwork to benefit the Hero Initiative. CBR spoke with Oeming about the issue and learning from Will Eisner.

PRESS RELEASE: Will Eisner Week debuts this March

The Life & Loves of Will Eisner's

The Life & Loves of Will Eisner's "The Spirit"

With Frank Miller's screen adaptation of "The Spirit" opening this week, CBR looks at the life and loves of the classic Will Eisner creation, from his origins as a newspaper strip to his reinvigoration by Darwyn Cooke.

The Spirit: The CBR Review

The Spirit: The CBR Review

Central City isn't the only thing screaming. Frank Miller's intensely stylized screen adaptation of Will Eisner's comic book classic, "The Spirit," leaves Eisner fans with much to be desired, but Gabriel Macht's performance will win over neophytes.

PRESS RELEASE: Eisner Awards Call for Entries opens

Pipeline - 11/4/2008

Pipeline - 11/4/2008

Augie digs into the Marvel archives and finally reads Frank Miller's "Daredevil." He covers everything from Murdock's frightening romantic actions to Will Eisner's influence to an attempt at a belated No-Prize regarding Elektra's sais.

Lionsgate Releases New

Lionsgate Releases New "Spirit" Featurette

Lionsgate has released a short featurette promoting "The Spirit" by Frank Miller, featuring numerous new clips from the movie, as well as Miller discussing his creative direction while writing and directing the movie.

PRESS RELEASE: DC rush solicits "The Spirit Special" #1

Conjuring Up

Conjuring Up "The Spirit" With Jackson, Miller, And Del Prete

At last month’s CCI, CBR News spoke with director Frank Miller, producer Deborah Del Prete and star Samuel L. Jackson about “The Spirit,” the upcoming film based on the comics by Will Eisner.

PRESS RELEASE: Free admission to see Will Eisner documentary at the NYCC

New Images From

New Images From "The Spirit"

Courtesy of Lionsgate, CBR brings you all-new, never-before-seen images from The Spirit, the new Frank Miller film based on the classic comic book by Will Eisner.

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