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PS Artbooks Softee Diamond Solicits August 2020; A Golden Age Treat

Writers and artists included are Charles Sultan, Arthur Peddy, Bob Powell, Alex Blum, Henry Kiefer, Will Eisner, Don Rico, Nick Cardy, Gene Fawcette, and Charles Quinlan You'll have loads of intergalactic fun with this volume, without having to break the bank You can order your copy through your local comic book shop Books are expected[...]


Set sail with Pirates for Yoe Books and Clover Press!

While each story is enchantingly engrossing, I admit I did come out with a few favorites."The Hawk" by Will Eisner (going under the pen name Willis Rensie) is a great way to start this book Originally printed in Jumbo Comics #102 in August of 1947, we open with a damsel in distress The artwork is[...]

Clover Press Bags Will Eisner's The Spirit License For 2020, With New Format

The other day I noticed that Dynamite had pulled all their Will Eisner's The Spirit comic books from digital service ComiXology I meant to look into that and now events have caught up with me Because in February 2020, Clover Press is to publish Will Eisner's The Spirit comics with a new format and look.Clover[...]

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The Green Hornet And The Spirit Are Spotlighted In New Comixology Sale

Will Eisner has been in the news quite a bit lately as we fast approach what would've been his 100th birthday His character, Sheena: Queen of the Jungle is getting a new series with Dynamite, already the home of his best known character, The Spirit Currently, The Spirit is appearing in a crossover mini-series with[...]

Deconstructing The Jungle Queen Trope As Sheena Returns To Comics

The work of Will Eisner is still celebrated today and the main character is published, but that part of the history is pushed aside.Another trope from that era was the idea of the scantily clad white woman ruling over an African tribe Similar to Edgar Rice Burroughs' tale of Tarzan, except the very first Jungle[...]

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Jack Kirby And Will Eisner Featured In Latest Humble Bundle

This year, San Diego Comic-Con is honoring the lives and careers of Jack Kirby and Will Eisner — legendary comics creators who were both born in 1917 Humble Bundle is joining in on the celebration with a new bundle featuring classic comics, epic collections, and fascinating history from Dark Horse Comics, Dynamite Entertainment, Image Comics, TwoMorrows[...]

Feeling Blue? Francavilla Clearly Is As We Review The Spirit In The Corpse-Makers #2

From his earliest newspaper strips from Will Eisner, to that Frank Miller movie, and to this His fundamental personality doesn't change In this newest installment from Francesco Francavilla, our hero is still trying to figure out why homeless people are winding up dead, and why their bodies go missing For the Spirit it's only made[...]

This Day in Pop Culture History

On This Day In Pop Culture For March 6

If only the games were in monochrome. Today in Bleeding Cool history, in 2011 Rich Johnston gave us the gift of an unpublished interview with Will Eisner. Today's Birthdays include Lou Costello actor (1906, Will Eisner cartoonist (1917), Gabriel Garcia Marquez author (1927), David Gimour musician (1946), Rob Reiner actor/director (1947), Tom Arnold actor (1959), Connie Britton actress (1967), Moira Kelly actress (1968), Shaquille O'Neal athlete/musician (1972)[gallery size="medium" ids="619756,619763,619755,619754,619759,619762,619753,619757,619760"]Quite a few notable deaths happened today as well, as Davy Crockett (1836), Louisa[...]

Francesco Francavilla Signs On To Write And Draw Will Eisner's The Spirit

Francesco Francavilla, creator of the Black Beetle, has signed on to write and draw a new series for Dynamite featuring Will Eisner's iconic maksed man in The Spirit: The Corpse-Makers This follows Matt Wagner's 12-issue run on the character and will kick off in 2017.A series of unexpected disappearances and deaths hit Central City Initially[...]

The Will Eisner 75th Anniversary Exhibit Showcases The Comics Great

Indeed, it is this very voluntary cooperation, so unique to comics, that underlies the contract between artist and audience.” ― Will Eisner, Comics and Sequential ArtFew can debate the long-established influence Will Eisner had and continues to have on American comics and comic books, with a career starting back in the 1930’s and continuing through his graphic novel[...]

Exclusive Extended Preview Of Will Eisner's The Spirit #8

We have an exclusive extended preview for Will Eisner's The Spirit which hits comic shops tomorrow from Dynamite The series, written by Matt Wagner and drawn by Dan Schkade, has been doing a good job of keeping the feel of Eisner's work while telling engaging and fun stories.Will Eisner’s The Spirit #8 writer: Matt Wagner artist: Dan[...]

Exclusive Extended Preview For Will Eisner's The Spirit #6

Will Eisner's The Spirit #6, which I did an advanced review on, is a great jumping on point for the series by Matt Wagner, Dan Schkade and Brennan Wagner.Will Eisner’s The Spirit #6 writer: Matt Wagner artist: Dan Schkade, Brennan Wagner cover: Eric PowellOnce again, the narrative shifts to an unexpected locale as an ex-GI finds[...]

The Lost Teenage Work Of Will Eisner, Now On Kickstarter From Locust Moon

Eisner & Iger Studios -- the partnership between the very young Jerry Iger and Will Eisner to distribute and publish their many fledgling comic books, strips, and magazines -- was one of Empire Features' many customers.One day shortly after becoming aware of this connection, Getsinger was looking at a reverse-printed HARRY KARRY plate and it[...]

Dan Schkade's Process Art For Will Eisner's The Spirit #4

Here we have a look at some of the process art for Will Eisner's The Spirit #4 by artist Dan Schkade and colorist Brennan Wagner It's based on a script by Matt Wagner. Ebony and Sammy's trail to discover what has become of their heroic friend leads them next to the infamous P'Gell The sultry femme[...]

The Spirit Hits Baltimore Comic-Con For 75th Anniversary

Kevin Pearl, who works in Sales and Marketing for Dynamite sent us the following report from Baltimore Comic Con:The 75th anniversary of Will Eisner’s The Spirit continued over the weekend at Baltimore Comic-Con and The Harvey Awards where Dynamite Entertainment closed out the Diamond Retailer Summit with a celebration at The Geppi’s Entertainment Museum where[...]

First Look At Dan Schake's Cover For Will Eisner's The Spirit #3

Here we have an exclusive first look at Dan Schake’s Cover to Will Eisner's The Spirit #3 The cover has colors by Brennan Wagner and is a variant to the regular Eric Powell offered one. The narrative scene shifts to the South Seas as a native fisherman struggles to provide for his family...and ends up snaring[...]

Dynamite To Cross Sheena, Queen Of The Jungle With Tarzan, Lord Of The Jungle

Sheena will see her first adventure at the publisher in a crossover with Tarzan. Sheena, Queen of the Jungle was created by industry legends Will Eisner and S M "Jerry" Iger, and debuted in the UK publication Wags #1 in 1937 (reprinted a year later in the United States in the pages of Jumbo Comics #1) She[...]