Name:

    Will Eisner Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: Will Family name: Eisner

Other Names:

  1. W. E. Eisner Type: Common Alternative Name
  2. William E. Eisner Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: William E. Family name: Eisner
  3. William Erwin Eisner Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: William Erwin Family name: Eisner
  4. Carl Heck Type: Pen Name
  5. William Erwin Maxwell Type: Pen Name
  6. Willis Rensie Type: Pen Name
  7. Willis B. Rensie Type: Pen Name
  8. Jack Seaman Type: Pen Name

Signatures:

  1. Basil Berold [generic]
  2. Bill Rensie [generic]
  3. Bud Thomas [generic]
  4. Carl Heck [generic]
  5. Cary Weyt [generic]
  6. Cory Weyt [generic]
  7. Eisner [generic]
  8. Erwin [generic]
  9. Heck [generic]
  10. Heck! [generic]
  11. Kenneth Lewis [generic]
  12. Will Eisner
  13. Will Eisner [generic]
  14. Will Erwin [generic]
  15. William Eisner [generic]
  16. William Erwin Maxwell [generic]
  17. Willis B. Rensie [generic]
  18. Willis Rensie [generic]
  19. Wm. Eisner [generic]

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. 1983: Eagle Awards - Roll of Honour
  9. 1986: Yellow Kid Award - Comic Illustrators and Authors
  10. 1987: Kirby Award - Hall of Fame
  11. 1987: National Cartoonist Society Awards (NCS Awards) - Comic Book Division
  12. 1988: National Cartoonist Society Awards (NCS Awards) - Comic Book Division
  13. 1993: Harvey Award - Best Cartoonist
  14. 1993: Harvey Award - Best Writer
  15. 1994: Bob Clampett Humanitarian Award - [no name]
  16. 1994: National Cartoonist Society Awards (NCS Awards) - Milton Caniff Lifetime Achievement Award
  17. 1994: Max-und-Moritz-Preis - Sonderpreis für ein herausragendes Lebenswerk
  18. 1994: UK Comic Art Award - Career Achievement Award
  19. 1995: Premios Haxtur (Haxtur Awards) - Author That We Loved
  20. 1996: Yomiuri International Manga Award - Comic Illustrators and Authors
  21. 1998: Adamson Awards - Adamson Gold
  22. 1998: National Cartoonist Society Awards (NCS Awards) - Cartoonist of the Year
  23. 1999: Troféu HQ Mix - Desenhista estrangeiro (Best Foreign Penciller)
  24. 2003: Premios Haxtur (Haxtur Awards) - Author That We Loved
  25. 2004: Squiddy Award - Best Cartoonist
  26. 2005: Troféu HQ Mix - Desenhista estrangeiro (Best Foreign Penciller)
  27. 2005: Peng! - Der Münchner Comicpreis - Beste deutschsprachige Veröffentlichung eines Comicklassikers
  28. 2015: Harvey Award - Harvey Kurtzman Hall of Fame

Awards for Issues:

  1. 2002: Squiddy Award - Best Anthology
    9-11 (2002 series) #1

Art Influences:

Influences by Will Eisner (b. 1917) were stated by:
  1. Murphy Anderson (b. 1926)
  2. Terry Beatty (b. 1958)
  3. Larry Blake (b. 1952)
  4. E. Nelson Bridwell (b. 1931)
  5. Anthony Burcher (b. 1959)
  6. Orlando Busino (b. 1926)
  7. Steve Darnall (b. 1964)
  8. Tom DeFalco (b. 1950)
  9. Kim Deitch (b. 1944)
  10. J. M. DeMatteis (b. 1953)
  11. Joe Edwards (b. 1921)
  12. Jules Feiffer (b. 1929)
  13. Michael T. Gilbert (b. 1951)
  14. John Giunta (b. 1920)
  15. Jerry Grandenetti (b. 1926)
  16. Cully Hamner (b. 1969)
  17. Bo Hampton (b. 1954)
  18. Gilbert Hernandez (b. 1957)
  19. Phil Hester (b. 1966)
  20. Klaus Janson (b. 1952)
  21. Dan Jurgens (b. 1959)
  22. Erik Kriek (b. 1966)
  23. Paul Kupperberg (b. 1955)
  24. Ken Leach (b. 1947)
  25. Rick Magyar (b. 1954)
  26. David Marshall (b. 1962)
  27. Scott McCloud (b. 1960)
  28. William Messner-Loebs (b. 1949)
  29. Dan Mishkin (b. 1953)
  30. Fábio Moon (b. 1976)
  31. Dean Mullaney (b. 1954)
  32. Don Newton (b. 1934)
  33. Graham Nolan (b. 1962)
  34. Michael Avon Oeming (b. 1973)
  35. Mike Ploog (b. 1940)
  36. Eric Powell (b. 1975)
  37. R. David Price (b. 1961)
  38. Joe Pruett (b. 1966)
  39. Trina Robbins (b. 1938)
  40. Mark Schultz (b. 1955)
  41. David Schwartz (b. 1954)
  42. Steve Sherman (b. 1949)
  43. Steve Skeates (b. 1943)
  44. Bob Smith (b. 1951)
  45. Steve Stiles (b. 1943)
  46. Timothy Truman (b. 1956)
  47. Neil Vokes (b. 1954)
  48. Mark Wheatley (b. 1954)

Memberships:

  1. National Cartoonist Society Type: member


Relations:

  1. Owner - Eisner and Iger Studio (b. 1936)
    Notes: Was owner, but also did writing, pencils and inks for the studio during 1937-1939.
  2. User of - William Erwin Maxwell
  3. Owner - Will Eisner Studio (b. 1940)
    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.