Eisner, Will

Eisner, (William Erwin) Will

(1917–  ) cartoonist; born in New York City. After studying at the Arts Students League in New York City, in 1937 he created the action-adventure newspaper comic strips, The Three Brothers, K-51, and the successful Hawk of the Seas, a swashbuckling tale of buccaneers. In 1940 he created a comic book insert for Sunday newspapers featuring his most popular work, The Spirit, which also became a long-running newspaper comic strip.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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Shalom Eisner, will not receive a planned promotion to serve as the deputy commander of the military's prestigious officer school, and will not be eligible to serve in a commanding position for the next two years, the military said in a statement.