In April, New York’s School of Visual Arts hosted Frank Miller and Klaus Janson to talk about Will Eisner for its 100 Years of Genius: The Life and Legacy of Will Eisner event.
The Society of Illustrators in New York will host the Will Eisner exhibition beginning in March. The exhibit will be the largest exhibition of Will Eisner’s art ever seen in North America.
Press Release Next week sees the release of the brand-new hardcover edition of Will Eisner’s classic work Last Day in Vietnam. This beautiful new edition arrives in stores on March 6, on what would have been Will’s ninety-fifth birthday. In conjunction with the book’s release, there will be two Portland-based events in partnership with Dark Horse Comics and its sister company, Things From Another World, in support of Will Eisner Week, an annual celebration promoting graphic novels, literacy, free-speech awareness, and the legacy of Will Eisner.
When the ‘Toon Tumbler Facebook page revealed the art for their Comic-Con exclusive, many people started scouring the ‘net for a rundown of who would be on the team. The one character that was a mystery was the woman pictured below Green Arrow and Hawkman. During the New 52 panel on Saturday, Geoff Johns revealed her to be Lady Luck. Lady Luck?
Press Release On this third day of San Diego Comic-Con 2011, IDW Publishing was proud to announce yet another impressive addition to the company’s lauded Artist’s Edition series, with WILL EISNER’S THE SPIRIT: ARTIST’S EDITION. This fifth book in IDW’s series, WILL EISNER’S THE SPIRIT: ARTIST’S EDITION will be only the second edition in the larger, Golden Age size and will available in 2012.
Today (March 06) is the day Will Eisner would have turned 94 years old. To celebrate the cartoonists birthday, many artists are offering up their take on Eisner’s The Spirit. Francesco Francavilla posted his, and it looks great.