(October 2002)

DC, 2000 Series
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Volume:
8
Price:
49.95 USD; 82.95 CAD
Pages:
232
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC Comics
ISBN:
1-56389-820-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
76194122471800811
Editing:
Dale Crain; Nick Napolitano
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

Cover miscredited to Eisner. Most credits taken from the work of Cat Yronwode and Lou Mougin. Cole credits primarily from http://colescomics.blogspot.com/2010/06/let-us-seriously-contemplate-sui... Quality shop inkers in 1944 included Robin King, Janice Valleau, Ruth Harris and Josephine Elgin.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spirit / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
?
Colors:
Digital Chameleon

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit
Reprints:

World War II Portfolio (Table of Contents)

Joe Dope / illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy
Characters:
Joe Dope

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

General Poop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner

Genre:
military; humor
Characters:
General Poop

Indexer Notes

sample dailies rejected by the Syndicate.

Killer Ketch (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Robin King ?
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Ebony; Dolan; Ellen; Killer Ketch; Lulu Mae Cronin
Synopsis:
Killer Ketch finishes his ten year sentence and comes looking for his old girl friend.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

http://colescomics.blogspot.com/2010/06/let-us-seriously-contemplate-sui...
Swipe of Raymond Chandler's "Pickup On Noon Street".

Mrs. Sorrel (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
?
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Ebony; Dolan; Mrs. Sorrel; Rawlins
Synopsis:
The Spirit investigates the death of a philanthropist.
Reprints:

Ebony's Inheritance (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
?
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Ebony; Dolan; Ellen; Bldogett
Synopsis:
A scientist leaves all his effects to Ebony, and everybody seems to want them.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

See http://colescomics.blogspot.com/2010/06/let-us-seriously-contemplate-sui...

Murder By Magic (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole?
Pencils:
Jack Cole?
Inks:
Jack Cole?
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ebony; Dolan; Ellen; Kate Lovelle; Jolie Demdike; Dr. Hoodoo; Tom Harrow
Synopsis:
A young bride to be dies, and Dr. Hoodoo says he did it by Voodoo.
Reprints:

Circumstantial Evidence (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Quality Shop
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Ebony; Dolan
Synopsis:
A man is about to be convicted due to circumstantial evidence, and he won't let the Spirit help him.
Reprints:

Radio Burglars (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole ?
Pencils:
Jack Cole ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Dolan; Ebony; Joe; Dan
Synopsis:
Joe and Dan rig people's radios to report disasters, and when the victims flee, they rob their houses.
Reprints:

Man O' War (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Quality staff
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Dolan; Ebony; R.M. Harg
Reprints:

In the Moorish Section of Central City (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Quality Shop
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Ebony; Dolan; Ellen; Hamido Society; Muley Ben
Reprints:

Who Killed Sam Wright? (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman?
Pencils:
Lou Fine?
Inks:
Quality staff
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ebony; Dolan; Ellen; Miss Bella
Synopsis:
A policeman is killed on duty and the department rejects the Spirit's help to solve the case.
Reprints:

The Charity Ball (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Quality staff
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Ebony; Dolan; Ellen; Buzz Horsley
Synopsis:
Ellen calls an escort service after the Spirit refuses to take her to a charity ball.
Reprints:

Double Eagle (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
?
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Chief Double-Eagle; Mokwa the Bear; Dolan; Deuce Spot Dalliger; Ebony; Ellen
Synopsis:
A bunch of crooks keep trying to steal Chief Double-Eagle's pet bear.

Skelter and Crab (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dolan; Skelter; Crabb; Ellen; Ebony
Synopsis:
When a privated detective's partner is killed, he accuses Dolan of murder.
Reprints:

Torchy Tyler (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole ?
Pencils:
Jack Cole ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Ebony; Dolan; Ellen; Torchy Tyler; Scorzone
Synopsis:
A country western singer is blackmailed by a bunch of mobsters.
Reprints:

Who Killed Bob Sydell? (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lou Fine ?
Inks:
Quality staff
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Mr. Dory; Miss Amelia; Mr. Guffing; Bob Sydell; Ebony; Dolan; Ellen; Cory; Mr. Grame
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

GCD formerly credited this to Manly Wade Wellman, but Bob Hughes says it's not him

Dead in the Street (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lou Fine ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Dolan; Ebony
Reprints:

Suspended Animation (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lou Fine ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Sorrocco; Ellen; Dolan; Ebony
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

GCD formerly credited this to Manly Wade Wellman, but Bob Hughes insists it's not him.

Rogoff (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Quality shop
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Ebony; Rogoff; Dolan
Reprints:

The Voodoo of Dr. Peroo (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
?
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Dr. Peroo; Ebony; Grumio; Mayor Blast
Reprints:

John Magby's Last Will and Testament (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
William Woolfolk ?
Pencils:
Robin King ?
Inks:
Robin King ?
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Ebony; Dolan; Magby
Reprints:

Fifi McCoy (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole ?
Pencils:
Jack Cole ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Fifi McCoy; Dolan; Mayor Blast; Ebony
Synopsis:
A snoop tries to blackmail Fifi McCoy with love letters Dolan sent her while in high school.
Reprints:

Black Marx (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole ?
Pencils:
Jack Cole ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Ebony; Black Marx; Dolan; Ellen
Reprints:

Beyond the Grave (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole ?
Pencils:
Jack Cole ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Constable Cravey; Dolan; Dondru; Venga
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Check out Woozy Winks in panel 4 of page 3!

Ebony's Piano Lesson (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
?
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ebony; Ellen; Dolan; Mr. Hepplethwaite; Princess Anne
Synopsis:
Ellen tries to get Ebony to take piano lessons, but the teacher turns out to be a jewel thief.
Reprints:

The Cellini Dagger (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Don Komisarow
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Dolan; Ebony; Henry Enright; Charles Fournier
Reprints:

The Odor of Geraniums (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman
Pencils:
Robin King ?
Inks:
Robin King ?
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Ebony
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes. (previously William Woolfolk)

Sad Eyes Sam's Last Laugh (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
?
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Sad Eyes Sam; Ebony
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Misdated July 25, 1944. http://colescomics.blogspot.com/search/label/The%20Spirit

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spirit
  2. 1. World War II Portfolio
    Joe Dope
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    General Poop
  4. 3. Killer Ketch
    Spirit
  5. 4. Mrs. Sorrel
    Spirit
  6. 5. Ebony's Inheritance
    Spirit
  7. 6. Murder By Magic
    Spirit
  8. 7. Circumstantial Evidence
    Spirit
  9. 8. Radio Burglars
    Spirit
  10. 9. Man O' War
    Spirit
  11. 10. In the Moorish Section of Central City
    Spirit
  12. 11. Who Killed Sam Wright?
    Spirit
  13. 12. The Charity Ball
    Spirit
  14. 13. Double Eagle
    Spirit
  15. 14. Skelter and Crab
    Spirit
  16. 15. Torchy Tyler
    Spirit
  17. 16. Who Killed Bob Sydell?
    Spirit
  18. 17. Dead in the Street
    Spirit
  19. 18. Suspended Animation
    Spirit
  20. 19. Rogoff
    Spirit
  21. 20. The Voodoo of Dr. Peroo
    Spirit
  22. 21. John Magby's Last Will and Testament
    Spirit
  23. 22. Fifi McCoy
    Spirit
  24. 23. Black Marx
    Spirit
  25. 24. Beyond the Grave
    Spirit
  26. 25. Ebony's Piano Lesson
    Spirit
  27. 26. The Cellini Dagger
    Spirit
  28. 27. The Odor of Geraniums
    Spirit
  29. 28. Sad Eyes Sam's Last Laugh
    Spirit
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  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Bob Hughes
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