Brad Bird's 'The Spirit' Pencil Test Trailer

This is great:

In 2008 as Frank Miller's live action feature film based on Will Eisner's "The Spirit" was being released I wrote a piece for the Los Angeles Times on the time, back in 1980, when I became involved with Brad Bird and Gary Kurtz (producer of the first two "Star Wars"

Head over to Cartoon Brew for a more detailed story. Then scroll down to read John Musker's recollections in the comments.