Will Eisner. Profession: Cartoonist (1999)


Will Eisner. Profession: Cartoonist (1999)

Will Eisner. Profession: Cartoonist (1999)

144 minutes

Award-winning three-part documentary exploring the remarkable and extensive career of Will Eisner, a pioneering cartoonist whose work continues to influence popular culture.

Part 1: “Spirit” All about Eisner’s most famous character, The Spirit, who debuted in 1940 and has been published continuously around the world.

Part 2: “The Dream” About Eisner’s dream to be recognised as an artist and how his meetings with underground cartoonists in 1978 led to the production of his first graphic novel that revolutionised the scene.

Part 3: “Master Class” Eisner shows with his drawings the techniques related to his books, Comics and Sequential Art and Graphic Storytelling and Narrative.

Will Eisner. Profession: Cartoonist (1999)

Broadcast on television in 36 countries, this documentary includes interviews with Art Spiegelman, Bill Sinkiewicz, Denis Kitchen, Jerry Robinson and Ann Eisner, as well as Brazilian cartoonists (Angeli, Guazzelli, Lailson, Mauricio de Souza, Ota, Ziraldo) and French and Belgian artists Jano and Francois Shuiten.

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