publication date: Monday, March 16, 2015 (part of Spring 2015)

category: Comics

clue: This spirited artist was so good that every year, his name is synonymous with greatness in the comics industry.

explanation: Eisner was famous for The Spirit and other comics. The annual Eisner Award, the most prominent award in the comics business, was named for him. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Mike Rothstein, and Erik Bates


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