WILL EISNER WEEK EXCLUSIVE! All week here at 13th Dimension, top artists are picking their favorite Eisner splashes. Today: FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA!
UPDATED 3/17: Will Eisner would have been 100 on March 6. We’ve gathered our best Eisner coverage and are re-presenting it for the occasion. For a complete index of stories, including contributions by Darwyn Cooke, Matt Wagner and Francesco Francavilla, click here. Enjoy.
Last year, the Spirit’s previous cartoonist — Darwyn Cooke — picked Eight Eisner Stories Every Fan Should Read for us here at 13th Dimension.
This year, we decided to spread the wealth and asked some of the industry’s foremost artists — including the likes of Doc Shaner and Matt Wagner – to pick their favorite Eisner splash pages.
Here’s FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA — who in 2017 took over The Spirit at Dynamite:
“LOVE everything Eisner has done (when I draw a back alley, for example, Eisner is the first that comes to mind for inspiration: the shadows, the brick, the street lamp… you know, Eisner Alley. But art like this splash page from The Spirit really makes me wonder at the magnificence of a full horror GN by the Master. Can’t stop dreaming about it…”