Will Eisner

American cartoonist, writer and entrepreneur (1917-2005)

William Erwin "Will" Eisner (March 6, 1917 – January 3, 2005) was an American cartoonist. His comic strip The Spirit was one of the most popular and influential in the history of comic strips. Eisner is thought to be one of the most famous cartoonist. He has an award named after him, the Will Eisner Award for the best in comics.

Will Eisner (1982)

Eisner died in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from heart surgery complications. He was 87 years old.[1]


  1. "Gemstone Publishing: ''Industry News'' (January 7, 2005): "In Memoriam: Will Eisner"". Scoop.diamondgalleries.com. Retrieved February 2, 2011.

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