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Will Eisner (1917–2005)

Will Eisner was born on March 6, 1917 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as William Erwin Eisner. He was a writer, known for The Spirit (2008), The Iron Giant (1999) and Sheena: Queen Of The Jungle. He was married to Ann Louise Weingarten. He died on January 3, 2005 in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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  A Contract with God (graphic novel) (announced)
 2017 Freedom Fighters: The Ray (TV Series) (character - 2017)
 2013 Young Justice (TV Series) (character: Daniel "Dan" Garrett/Blue Beetle - 1 episode)
- Intervention (2013) ... (character: Daniel "Dan" Garrett/Blue Beetle - uncredited)
  Batman: The Brave and the Bold (TV Series) (character: Darrel Dane/Doll Man - 1 episode, 2011) (character: The Ray - 1 episode, 2010)
- Mitefall! (2011) ... (character: Darrel Dane/Doll Man - uncredited)
- Cry Freedom Fighters! (2010) ... (character: The Ray - uncredited)
 2008 The Spirit (comic book series)
 2008 Justice League: The New Frontier (Video) (characters: Blackhawk Squadron - uncredited)
  Justice League Unlimited (TV Series) (characters: Blackhawk Squadron - 1 episode, 2005) (character: The Ray - 1 episode, 2004)
- I Am Legion (2005) ... (characters: Blackhawk Squadron - uncredited)
- Initiation (2004) ... (character: The Ray - uncredited)
 2002 Justice League (TV Series) (characters: Blackhawk Squadron - 2 episodes)
- The Savage Time: Part III (2002) ... (characters: Blackhawk Squadron - uncredited)
- The Savage Time: Part II (2002) ... (characters: Blackhawk Squadron - uncredited)
 1987 The Spirit (TV Movie) (characters)
 1984 Sheena (comic "Sheena, Queen of the Jungle" - uncredited)
  Sheena: Queen of the Jungle (TV Series) (comic - 22 episodes, 1955 - 1956) (comic strip - 3 episodes, 1955)
- The Lash (1956) ... (comic - uncredited)
- The Rival Queen (1956) ... (comic - uncredited)
- The Renegades (1956) ... (comic - uncredited)
- Touch of Death (1955) ... (comic - uncredited)
- The Test (1955) ... (comic - uncredited)
 1952 Blackhawk: Fearless Champion of Freedom (characters - uncredited)
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Is one of most renowned Comic book (he prefers the term "sequential art") talents in the history of the medium. Best known for the "Spirit" series and numerous graphic novels.

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His father was an artist and made a living painting backdrops for vaudeville as well as working in a coat factory and as a furniture retailer. He encouraged Will by buying him art supplies. See more »


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Grandfather of the Graphic Novel

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