IDW To Publish Will Eisner’s The Spirit Artist’s Edition

Time to call the carpenters, folks. IDW have announced their fifth Artist Edition, that recreates the original artwork to classic comic books, as close to reproducing the original boards as possible.

And now they have Will Eisner’s The Spirit for next year.

One of the most influential comic strips of all time from the forties and fifties and still stunning work to modern eyes. 144 pages for $100.

Long time Eisner reprinter Dennis Kitchen is quoted as saying “no publication of The Spirit that I or any other publisher has issued over the years has done true justice to Will’s originals. The delicate brush feathering, hint of pencils, even areas of White-out, are effectively lost with standard reproduction. That will finally change when IDW’s large Artist’s Edition comes out. I’m delighted to finally be able to share the sheer pleasure of these authentic reproduction with other aficionados.”

So say we all. One more to announce this week…

Sherlock Holmes 3 Gets A Writer’s Room As Plans For Threequel Push Forward

Our First Look At Garth Ennis And Mauricet’s Dastardly & Muttley, From MCM London Comic Con

Titan Comics Has A Major Penny Dreadful Announcement For Monday, After MCM London Comic Con

Marvel To Launch Elektra, Bullseye And Kingpin In February For A Daredevil Universe, With Iron Fist To Come, Announced At MCM London Comic Con

Titan To Publish Comics Based On Kim Newman’s Anno Dracula Series

Captain America Doesn’t Have To Star Chris Evans Says Kevin Feige

Star Trek: The Next Generation Vs Aliens From IDW And Dark Horse For April 2017, Announced At MCM London Comic Con

Kevin Feige Says There Is No Deal On The Cards To Bring The X-Men And Fantastic Four Into The MCU

On My Way To MCM London Comic Con…

Marvel Unveils The Unbeatables, Four New Heroes To Fight Inflammatory Bowel Disease, At MCM London Comic Con