DC Comics will celebrate the legacy of comics innovator Will Eisner with a special memorial service in Manhattan's lower East Side.

The memorial will take place on April 7 at 2:30 PM at The Angel Orensanz Foundation, 172 Norfolk Street, New York, NY.

The comic book pioneer passed away on January 3, 2005 at the age of 87 following a December 22, 2004 quadruple bypass heart surgery.

In Memoriam: Will Eisner