Odd job for Miller

Comicbook artist to helm 'The Spirit'

Comicbook artist Frank Miller will adapt and direct “The Spirit,” based on comic legend Will Eisner’s classic strip, for Odd Lot Entertainment and Batfilm Prods. “The Spirit,” which debuted in 1940, tells the story of a masked detective who is believed to be dead. Using a mausoleum as his home base, Eisner’s character fights crime in the dark shadows of Central City, using cunning and ingenious forms of punishment.

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