Will Eisner passed away on January 3rd, 2005 at the age of 87 following quadruple bypass heart surgery.
Will Eisner was a hugely important man in the world of comics. His influence and his legacy are almost impossible to measure. We here at SpiderFan offer our condolences to Will's wife, Ann, and his family, friends and colleagues.
Please check the Will Eisner Website for any updated information, and for a background on this much-beloved man.