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Will Eisner Original Art: The Long Hit, page 3 (1986) * NOT AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE *
EISNER. �The Long Hit,� page 3. (1986). Originally appeared in Will
Eisner�s Quarterly #8 then was collected in The Will Eisner
Reader (Kitchen Sink Press/DC Comics/W. W. Norton).
masterful story, a mob hit man bungles an assignment in 1934, then half
a century later finds himself retired in Florida, where he sees the man
he was hired to kill much earlier. This story coincides with Will
Eisner�s own �retirement� in Florida, where he still accomplished a
great deal of work before his demise in 2005. In this wonderful
composition Eisner has a palm tree from the bottom panel (the present)
literally overlapping the flashback panels above. An outstanding
example of Eisner�s always inventive page layouts.
This �Long Hit� page measures 11 by 14 inches. Drawn with pen, brush
and ink on Bristol board. Excellent condition. Price: $1,500
This original art is guaranteed to be authentic. It is warranted to be
from the Will Eisner estate, which is exclusively represented by the
Denis Kitchen Art Agency (DKAA) via this related web site. No one else
has owned this art except Will Eisner and his widow Ann. If you
purchase this item it will come with a DKAA Bill of Sale. This document
provides ironclad provenance for insurance purposes, any museum
exhibition, or possible future resale.
latest edition of The Will Eisner Reader is still
available from publisher W. W. Norton, leading bookstores and internet