The Best of the Spirit

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Dc Comics, 2005 - Fiction - 192 pages
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DC Comics is proud to present its first-ever collection celebrating the greatest stories by comics mastermind Will Eisner starring one of the most indelible characters ever created - The Spirit! 'The best of spirit' reprints 22 Spirit sections from 1940-1950, featuring famous first appearances, classic confrontations, human interest tales, and all those magnificent splash pages! Eisner's blue-suit-clad, fedora-wearing crimefighter starred in hundreds of newspaper adventure stories that thrilled readers with Eisner's groundbreaking style. Eisner was a master of utilizing the comics format to its greatest strengths, and his Spirit stories are some of his finest examples! This volume also features an introduction by New York Times best-selling novelist Neil Gaiman.

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Great introduction to Will Eisner's work. - Goodreads
This would rate 5 stars on storytelling and art. - Goodreads
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Eisner's storytelling in the Spirit is incredible. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Sunil - Goodreads

Although I knew of Will Eisner's influence on comics, I had never read anything by Will Eisner until now, and he did not disappoint. As the title says, this collection features some of the best strips ... Read full review

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User Review  - Francisco Becerra - Goodreads

Eisner will always be a visionary who paved the way of the best storytelling in comics. This book is a tremendous effort to compile the most representative tales of the Spirit, but it feels that somehow the task was too great and space too small. Read full review

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DC Comics
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An Ear -- in the Fireplace!: The Best of the Spirit
The Best of the Spirit (Spirit) by Will Eisner Edition: Paperback Rating: 4 of 5 stars Start here The only reason I'm holding one star back is because I'm ... 2005/ 12/ best-of-spirit.html

Comic Relief - Staff Blog The Best of the Spirit
The Best of the Spirit Why: This is one of the Master of American Comics at his very tip top of his game. The Spirit is probably the finest example of ... wordpress/ ?p=14

The Arts in Silicon Valley | Book Box
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About the author (2005)

Will Eisner is a world-renowned comicbook artist whose career spans more than 60 years. Among his creations are"Sheena of the Jungle, The Spirit" newspaper strip, and many others.

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