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Check out Brad Bird’s 1980 pencil trailer reveals ?The Spirit?

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#1 Bob Andelman
@ 12:25 pm

Here’s what producer Steven Paul Leiva had to say about The Spirit animated trailer he produced with Brad Bird:

STEVEN PAUL LEIVA podcast excerpt: ?Will Eisner was, as I remember it, intrigued, but reluctant. He definitely wanted to see this animation. We arranged a meeting; Brad Bird and I flew to New York and took a train to White Plains and met Will at his house ? ver Cheever. We showed him the trailer; he was very impressed. Brad talked about the kind of story he wanted to do. Will had maybe some minor criticisms of the trailer; they were all drawing issues. But he really liked it.?

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