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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Will Eisner is a story telling genius. - Goodreads
Great introduction to Will Eisner's work. - Goodreads
This would rate 5 stars on storytelling and art. - Goodreads
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Galaxy-class storytelling. - Goodreads

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After enjoying the Contract With God Trilogy, I sought out some more of Will Eisner's work. His most popular hero is The Spirit, whose stories appeared as a Sunday edition insert in many newspapers ... Read full review

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User Review  - Erik - Goodreads

Eisner's art, especially the page layouts, is pretty incredible for it's time. It's obvious to see how much influence he had on later comics. But the stories are pretty basic and I didn't really get into them. 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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