Will Eisner passed away on January 3rd, 2005
January 7, 2005
A gifted writer, artist and businessman, his Eisner/Iger comic book shop produced hundreds of pages each month employing such historic names as Jack Kirby, Bob Kane, Lou Fine, Jack Cole, Reed Crandall and Matt Baker.
Eisner took a huge risk, venturing into unchartered territory with the innovative 16-page Spirit newspaper section. It was read by as many as five million people every week for twelve years.