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 for broadcast on the BlogTalkRadio.com network.
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.)