Google has a special Google logo, also known as a Doodle, for Will Eisner. The logo is a symbol of one of Eisner’s most notable works, The Spirit. Eisner was a cartoonist, but more importantly, he was one of the individuals who helped popularize the cartoon novel industry. Eisner was so important to the industry that they have an annual award for cartoonists named “the Eisners” or Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards.
He was born on March 6, 1917 and died 87 years later on January 3, 2005; today would be his 94th birthday.
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