Will Eisner was a comic book guy, true, but more than that, he had an uncanny ability to show and express human emotion. By the end of his life, the stories he was telling were AMAZING. Sure, "The Spirit" is ok, but dig deeper, check out all the other stuff he's done. Doesn't matter if you are a penciler or a painter, there are lessons to be learned here.
Seth Rutledge is a visual developer and concept artist for the animation and video game industries, a photographer and a coffee snob living in Vancouver, British Columbia. Before he discovered illustration, he received a CSCI/Math degree from UNC-Charlotte, and has lived and worked all over the United States and Canada. He has run marathons, taught English in Japan, been CTO for a pharma marketing company and done fashion photography in NYC. Seth has two albums he wrote and played keyboards on, and he plays the theramin whenever he gets the chance. Seth spends so much time in coffee shops drawing that he is mentioned in online reviews. He would love a career drawing elves and goblins for a living.