([June] 2004)

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Volume:
13
Price:
49.95 USD; 76.95 CAD
Pages:
196
On-sale date:
2004-04-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC Comics
ISBN:
1-4012-0149-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
76194122471801311
Editing:
Dale Crain
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

Additional data concerning the collected edition supplied by Scott Nichols.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Martin deMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; P'Gell
Reprints:

Still Making a Splash (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
R.C. Harvey
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography
Keywords:
criticism

Dulcet Tone (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Martin deMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Mathilda Dolan (Dolan's sister); Skinny Bones (intro); Gam (intro); Dulcet Tone; Foxy; Spirit; Ebony; Dolan
Synopsis:
Dulcet Tone is in the black market grocery business.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Gam sings the first version of "Every Lil Bug"

Cargo Octopus (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Martin deMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Octopus (intro); Dulcet Tone; Skinny Bones; Satin; Dolan; Spirit
Reprints:

The Legend (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Martin deMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Manitou; Spirit
Reprints:

Enterprise (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Martin deMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ebony; Cousin Suremoney; Spirit; Ellen; Clawson P. Grasp; Carrier; Dolan; Jim Handy; Claw Bends
Synopsis:
Ebony tries to get the Spirit (or anybody) to invest in a pen that writes underwater.
Reprints:

Who Killed Cox Robin? (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dolan; Spirit; Killer Quigly; Minnie; Ellen; Ebony
Reprints:

Case of the Inner Voice (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Martin deMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Maurice Maywee; Dolan
Reprints:

Distinguished Men Prefer Borshbelt's Buttermilk (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Martin deMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Singapore Smythe; Pixie Powers; Dolan; Ebony; Spirit
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Spirit appears in only two panels

Smuggler's Cove (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Martin deMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Algernon Tidewater; Ebony (feature); Spirit
Synopsis:
Ebony and Algernon go sailing for adventure while listening to a radio program about pirates. Meanwhile the Spirit breaks up an off shore casino.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

no dialogue, story is narrated entirely by an unrelated radio broadcast

Olga Bustle in "Outcast" (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Martin deMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Mr Dusk (last seen 8/16/42);Olga Bustle; Format Finn; Meathead; Dolan; Ellen
Synopsis:
Mr. Dusk proposes to bring in the Spirit for the reward.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

parody of Jane Russell in "The Outlaw"

The Vortex (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Martin deMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dolan; Actor Adam (intro); Ebony; Flossy; Knifey; Shorty
Reprints:

Back to School (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Martin deMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Algernon Tidewater; Brains Tidewater (incorrectly called Brown); Ebony (feature); Boss Bubble (intro); Dolan; Gussie the Charwoman; Truant Office Friend
Synopsis:
Brains decides to solve an actual crime as part of his homework assignment.
Reprints:

The Citizen's Committee (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Martin deMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Boss Bubble; Ebony; Spirit; Ellen; Dolan; Mayor Blast; Mouthpiece; Mrs. Tweedle
Synopsis:
A Citizen's Committee, lead by Boss Bubble demands the police capture the Spirit
Reprints:

The Policeman's Ball (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Martin deMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Algernon; Brain; Gussie the Charwoman; Officer Mulligan; Tommy; Ellen; Dolan; Butch McSordle
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Ebony asks the readers' help in coming up with a new name for Algernon, which is revealed in the December 22 adventure.

Meet P'Gell (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Martin deMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
P'Gell (intro); Spirit; Hans Dammt; Emil; Picar
Synopsis:
P'Gell leaves a string of dead husbands behind her in her quest to get to America.
Reprints:

Heart of Rosie Lee (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Martin deMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bucken Wing (intro); Ebony (feature); Rosie Lee; Spirit; Dolan; Dr. Hemoglobin
Synopsis:
Ebony is sweet on Rosie Lee but she won't give him the time of day.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Bucken Wing sings "Every LiL Bug" in the last panel.

Artemus Peap (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Martin deMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dolan; Spirit; Artemus Peap; Ebony
Synopsis:
Artemus Peep has taken over all the gangs in Central City and demands to be made Police Commissioner.
Reprints:

The Haunt (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Martin deMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Witch Hazel; Ebony; Pierpont; Codjer; Ellen; Doc Ragweed; Teebone; Proctor
Synopsis:
The Ladies Aid wants Codjer to sell his mansion for a Veteran's Home, but he's using it as a black market penicillin factory.
Reprints:

Beagle's Second Chance (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Martin deMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Beagle; Dolan; Ebony; Ellen
Synopsis:
The Spirit refuses to capture Beagle because Beagle once saved his life as a boy.
Reprints:

Caramba (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Martin deMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Pantha Stalk(intro); P'Gell; Miguel; Spirit; Kazar
Synopsis:
The Spirit tracks Pantha to Caramba in South America where she's trying to steal a rubber formula. At the last moment P'Gell interferes.
Reprints:

Return to Caramba (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Martin deMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Octopus (intro); Mr Carrion; Dulcet Tone; Satin; Ebony; Sir Baker; Kazar
Synopsis:
The leading criminals of the world are having a convention. In Caramba.
Reprints:

Coot Gallus (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Martin deMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Coot Gallus; Jim Gassbag; Scissors O'Shear; Spirit; Ebony; Dolan; Ellen; Pilch
Synopsis:
Coot Gallus unexpectedly wins election to the 4th district as a write in. Now everbody's out to kill him on the off chance that he might be honest.
Reprints:

The Portier Fortune (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Martin deMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
P'Gell; Octopus; Dolan; M Daufan; Millissy Poriter; Homer Portier
Synopsis:
When P'Gell comes to Central City in search of her late husband's fortune, dead bodies seem to start appearing everywhere.
Reprints:

The Killer (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Martin deMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Henry; Mary; Mr. James; Sheldon; Trigger
Synopsis:
Henry was a hot shot soldier in the French underground, but back in America he's back in the same old dead end job.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story is told looking through Henry's eyes.

The Van Gaull Diamonds (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Martin deMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Silk Satin; Hildie; Ebony (feature); McDool (intro); Ellen; Ebony; Sterling Steele; Countess Van Gaul; Bucken Wing; Weevil
Synopsis:
Everybody's looking for the Van Gaul diamonds.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Bucken Wing sings "Every Lil Bug" throughout

The Christmas Spirit of 1946 (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Martin deMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Octopus; Ebony; Algernon (now Kilroy); Brains; Meathead; Ellen; Dolan; Brogan; Gooly Gang; Santa Claus
Synopsis:
The Octopus tries to break up a peace conference.
Reprints:

A Moment of Destiny (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Martin deMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ebony(feature); Pierpont; Satin; Hubert the Duck (intro); Parrelli; Spirit; Squeezer
Synopsis:
Ebony's pet duck swallows a stolen diamond.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

remake of 11/15/41 Spirit section. Parrelli the diamond cutter sings "Every Lil Bug".

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Spirit
  2. 1. Still Making a Splash
    The Spirit
  3. 2. Dulcet Tone
    The Spirit
  4. 3. Cargo Octopus
    The Spirit
  5. 4. The Legend
    The Spirit
  6. 5. Enterprise
    The Spirit
  7. 6. Who Killed Cox Robin?
    The Spirit
  8. 7. Case of the Inner Voice
    The Spirit
  9. 8. Distinguished Men Prefer Borshbelt's Buttermilk
    The Spirit
  10. 9. Smuggler's Cove
    The Spirit
  11. 10. Olga Bustle in "Outcast"
    The Spirit
  12. 11. The Vortex
    The Spirit
  13. 12. Back to School
    The Spirit
  14. 13. The Citizen's Committee
    The Spirit
  15. 14. The Policeman's Ball
    The Spirit
  16. 15. Meet P'Gell
    The Spirit
  17. 16. Heart of Rosie Lee
    The Spirit
  18. 17. Artemus Peap
    The Spirit
  19. 18. The Haunt
    The Spirit
  20. 19. Beagle's Second Chance
    The Spirit
  21. 20. Caramba
    The Spirit
  22. 21. Return to Caramba
    The Spirit
  23. 22. Coot Gallus
    The Spirit
  24. 23. The Portier Fortune
    The Spirit
  25. 24. The Killer
    The Spirit
  26. 25. The Van Gaull Diamonds
    The Spirit
  27. 26. The Christmas Spirit of 1946
    The Spirit
  28. 27. A Moment of Destiny
    The Spirit
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