WILL EISNER WEEK EXCLUSIVE! All week here at 13th Dimension, top artists are picking their favorite Eisner splashes. Today: J.J. SEDELMAIER!
UPDATED 3/17: Will Eisner would have been 100 on March 6. We’ve gathered our best Eisner coverage and are re-presenting 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 Francesco Francavilla and Sandy Jarrell – to pick their favorite Eisner splash pages.
Here’s J.J. SEDELMAIER, animator, comics expert and co-creator of the Ambiguously Gay Duo:
“I know it’s not exactly “Splash Page” material, but these two Harvey comics have always been an Eisner/Spirit fave of mine! When I FINALLY discovered The Spirit my senior year in high school. I began going beyond the recent reprints by Warren and into other realms I could devour.
“By the time I got to college at UW/Madison, I was lucky enough to be a frequent visitor to Capital City Comics on Randall Street, two blocks from my apartment. Bruce Ayers there was a friendly mentor as I filled out my Eisner and Neal Adams inventory. . . I got these two issues at Bruce’s…