Born: 1917 March 6 in New York, New York, United States

Died: 2005 January 3 in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida, United States

Notes: To be confirmed against the Who's Who entry.


Names:

  1. Will Eisner Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: William Erwin Family name: Eisner
  2. Willis Rensie Type: Pen Name
    Given name: Willis Family name: Rensie

Awards:

  1. 1967: National Cartoonist Society Awards (NCS Awards) - Comic Book Division
  2. 1968: National Cartoonist Society Awards (NCS Awards) - Comic Book Division
  3. 1969: National Cartoonist Society Awards (NCS Awards) - Comic Book Division
  4. 1971: Shazam Award - Hall of Fame
  5. 1975: Angoulême International Comics Festival - Grand Prix de la ville d'Angoulême
  6. 1975: Inkpot Award - [no name]
  7. 1979: National Cartoonist Society Awards (NCS Awards) - Story Comic Book Division
  8. 1986: Yellow Kid Award - Comic Illustrators and Authors
  9. 1987: Kirby Award - Hall of Fame
  10. 1987: National Cartoonist Society Awards (NCS Awards) - Comic Book Division
  11. 1988: National Cartoonist Society Awards (NCS Awards) - Comic Book Division
  12. 1993: Harvey Award - Best Cartoonist
  13. 1993: Harvey Award - Best Writer
  14. 1994: Bob Clampett Humanitarian Award - [no name]
  15. 1994: National Cartoonist Society Awards (NCS Awards) - Milton Caniff Lifetime Achievement Award
  16. 1994: Max-und-Moritz-Preis - Sonderpreis für ein herausragendes Lebenswerk
  17. 1995: Premios Haxtur (Haxtur Awards) - Author That We Loved
  18. 1996: Yomiuri International Manga Award - Comic Illustrators and Authors
  19. 1998: Adamson Awards - Adamson Gold
  20. 1998: National Cartoonist Society Awards (NCS Awards) - Cartoonist of the Year
  21. 1999: Troféu HQ Mix - Desenhista estrangeiro (Best Foreign Penciller)
  22. 2003: Premios Haxtur (Haxtur Awards) - Author That We Loved
  23. 2004: Squiddy Award - Best Cartoonist
  24. 2005: Troféu HQ Mix - Desenhista estrangeiro (Best Foreign Penciller)
  25. 2015: Harvey Award - Harvey Kurtzman Hall of Fame

Art Influences:

Influences by Will Eisner were stated by:
  1. Anthony Burcher
  2. Terry Beatty
  3. E. Nelson Bridwell
  4. Orlando Busino
  5. Steve Darnall
  6. Kim Deitch
  7. J. M. DeMatteis
  8. Joe Edwards
  9. Michael T. Gilbert
  10. John Giunta
  11. Jerry Grandenetti
  12. Cully Hamner
  13. Bo Hampton
  14. Gilbert Hernandez
  15. Phil Hester
  16. Klaus Janson
  17. Dan Jurgens
  18. Erik Kriek
  19. Paul Kupperberg
  20. Rick Magyar
  21. David Marshall
  22. William Messner-Loebs
  23. Dan Mishkin
  24. Fábio Moon
  25. Don Newton
  26. Graham Nolan
  27. Michael Avon Oeming
  28. Eric Powell
  29. Trina Robbins
  30. David Schwartz
  31. Steve Sherman
  32. Steve Skeates
  33. Steve Stiles
  34. Tim Truman
  35. Neil Vokes
  36. Mark Wheatley

Relations:

  1. Owner - Eisner and Iger Studio
    Notes: Was owner, but also did writing, pencils and inks for the studio during 1937-1939.
  2. Owner - Will Eisner Studio
    Notes: Will Eisner was the owner of and did writing, pencil, and ink for his own studio, from 1940 to 1941. Studio was located in the Tudor City section of Manhattan, New York City.