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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Will Eisner is one of the great writers of American short fiction. He just so happened to publish his stories with illustrations and included a superhero by the name of The Spirit in them. It's a ... Read full review

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Recommendation: I can't emphasize enough how much I was blown away by Eisner's stories in The Spirit. This collection of some of his best is without a doubt one that every aficionado of Graphic Novels ... Read full review


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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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