In 2005, Will Eisner: A Spirited Life, Bob Andelman’s authorized biography of the late American comic book master, was published by Dark Horse/M Press.
This spring, the audiobook version of the book will finally be released via Audible.com and iTunes.
In celebration of “Will Eisner Week” (March 3-7, 2009) and the release of the much anticipated film adaptation of Watchmen on March 6, 2009, Tampa Digital Studios agreed to release an exclusive podcast excerpt of Will Eisner: A Spirited Life.
Chapter 20, from which this excerpt comes, deals with Watchmen creators Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons reminiscing about creating the first issueof Will Eisner’s The Spirit: The New Adventures. It was their first collaboration in a decade, since the publication of the original Watchmen comic book series in 1986.
Will Eisner: A Spirited Life audiobook is narrated by the book’s author, Bob Andelman. It was produced by Michael Piotrowski andengineered by Joshua Agnew for Tampa Digital Studios.
(PS — A Spirited Life was republished in 2015 in an updated, expanded, gorgeous color hardcover edition by Twomorrows.)