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    Will Eisner - The Spirit Illustration Original Art (undated). A fantastic image of The Spirit by his creator, Will Eisner, complete with Eisner's characteristic motif of working the character's name into the artwork itself. There are only a handful of comic creators who have had the kind of impact on the industry as a whole that Will Eisner has. He is recognized as the Father of the Graphic Novel format; there is an award named after him; and he crafted a magazine for the U.S. military called PS, The Preventive Maintenance Monthly, that mixed in comic book format material to instruct and inform on the maintenance of military vehicles, weapons, and machinery that is still being published today. But most would say that The Spirit remains his greatest work. This piece is ink on vellum with an image area of 7" x 9". It has been affixed to a piece of vintage 1960s-era Bristol board. The vellum has tanned and there is glue residue at the top, discoloring it further. There is also a small piece missing from the top edge, just down to the image area. Overall in Good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    19th-21st Thursday-Saturday
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