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On-sale date:
2005-04-20
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Editing:
Dale Crain
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

Credits mostly from articles by Cat Yronwode and Dave Schreiner in the Kitchen Sink Spirit magazines and comics. Additional information about the collected edition provided by Scott Nichols.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Jamison

Genre:
adventure
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The Spirit of Innovation (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Uslan
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography
Keywords:
criticism

The Name Is 'Powder' (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Powder Pouf; Bleaker Moore (Intro); Nick; Spirit; Dolan
Synopsis:
Released on lack of evidence, Powder tries to bend ex-con Bleaker Moore to her will.
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The Fallen Sparrow (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sparrow Fallon (intro); Powder Pouf; Bleaker Moore; Mr. Fallon; Spirit; Dolan
Synopsis:
Bleak wants to save Sparrow (who took the rap for her crooked father) from the clutches of Powder.
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Just One Word Made Me A Man (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ebony (feature); Pierpont; Brains; PS; Charlie Horse; Dropper; Moll Dropper; Mukkle; Spirit; Dolan; Klink
Synopsis:
Charlie Horse, the famous muscle man, gets involved in the rackets, helping Moll Dropper and her mob force shop keepers to use her company. Meanwhile Ebony prepares for a fist fight by taking Charlie's mail-order course.
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Indexer Notes

Parody of Charles Atlas ads.

Montabaldo (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Octopus; Mr Carrion; Julia; Fraternization H Shack; Castanet (intro); Spirit
Synopsis:
A horde of supporting characters meet on an island that's just raised up out of the sea. The Spirit tries but never manages to actually get in the story.
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Indexer Notes

parody of Night on Bald Mountain

El Spirito (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; El Muerto; Octopus; Castanet; Dolan; Ebony
Synopsis:
Still in the Carribean the Spirit is recruited by a ghost to capture his treasure back from the Octopus.
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Blackmail (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Boss Bubble; Dolan; Ebony; Spirit; Case Phingle
Synopsis:
Origin retold. Boss Bubble threatens to expose the Spirit's identity unless he is given free rein. And then Bubble winds up dead, and the Spirit is accused of murder.
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The Tragedy of Merry Andrew (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Merry Andrew; Spirit; Dolan; Klink; Musclehead McSneer
Synopsis:
Merry Andrew challenges the Spirit to a prize fight for charity and wins. (But he cheats, of course.)
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Indexer Notes

Parody of Casey at the Bat. And the Face on the Barroom Floor. Told in rhyme.

Life Below (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Tattler Jeeke; The Worm; Spirit; Klink; Dolan
Synopsis:
The Spirit chases a killer through Central City's sewers. Then a snowstorm traps them down there.
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The Return of Roger (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Lt Grey; P.S.; Ebony (feature); Roger; Serene Mayhem (intro); Chief Blotter; Spirit; Meron; Pilfer; Ballot Mayhem
Synopsis:
Lt Grey comes to Central City looking for a stolen dog. Ebony is assigned to help him. Only problem is, Ebony is the one who has the dog.
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Indexer Notes

sequel to 9/7/47 story

The Strange Case of Mrs Paraffin (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Mrs. Paraffin; Dr. Waxel Parraffin; Dolan; Spirit
Synopsis:
Mrs. Paraffin confesses to the murder of her husband, but Dolan doesn't believe her, because she made him drink a chemical that completely dissolved him.
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War Brides (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Homacyde; Dolan; Spirit; Klink; Ellen; Kretchma
Synopsis:
The Spirit captures Hamacyde and takes his place, hoping to gather enough evidence to hold him. Then Homacyde's war bride from Europe shows up.
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Tunnel (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Klink; Ward Healy; Spirit; Tumblers McVault; Dolan; Prof Medulla; Throttle Jones; Mike The Mole
Synopsis:
Ward Healy tries to sabotage a city construction project so that his company can gain the contract.
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Ward Healy (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ward Healy; Spirit; Dolan; Transit O'Plumb; Ebony; Hammerhead
Synopsis:
Healy, having won the contract from the previous story, is now trying to figure out how to squeeze graft out of it, by placing his own man in the County Surveyor's job.
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Wild Rice (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wild Rice Wilder (intro); Mike Caliban; Dolan; Spirit
Synopsis:
Mike Caiban tries to rob the Wilder Mansion on the day of Rice's wedding, but Rice wants a life of adventure, so she begs him to take her with him.
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The Inheritance (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ellen Dolan (feature); Rattsy Trapp; Spirit; Dolan; Sprocket; Ebony
Synopsis:
Ellen inherits a broken down old house, but only on condition she get married.
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The O'Dolan (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ellen Dolan; Tim O'Leary; Muscles Shoal; Spirit; The O'Dolan; Dolan; Black Connors
Synopsis:
A brief history of the Dolan family is included. Ellen continues to explore the house left to her by her uncle.
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The Torch (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Arson Pyre; Spirit; Dolan; Eisner
Synopsis:
Includes commercials for Goople's Cream, which the Spirit doesn't take kindly to.
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The Wedding (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bleaker Moore; Sparrow Fallon; Ellen; Spirit; Rosie; Carbine Carson; Ebony
Synopsis:
Bleak calls off the wedding and Ellen wants to know why. (He's already married).
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The Job (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Andre LeBlanc (assist, backgrounds)
Inks:
Will Eisner; Andre LeBlanc (assist, backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bleaker Moore; Sparrow Fallon Moore; Spirit; Ellen; Dolan; Ebony; Dr. Ramadan; Jack Frye
Synopsis:
Desperate to support his new wife, Bleak takes a job with the mysterious Dr. Ramadan (actually Faroud El Rhamid, wanted for murder.)
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Indexer Notes

Andre LeBlanc verified by Eisner in Kitchen Sink Spirit 30 (4/87)

The Last Hand (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Andre LeBlanc (assist, backgrounds)
Inks:
Will Eisner; Andre LeBlanc (assist, backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
J. Rollo Dyce; Meataxe Morrison; Dolan; Spirit
Synopsis:
A murderer takes a job as caretaker for an old lady, unaware she's a homicidal maniac.
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Indexer Notes

Andre LeBlanc verified by Will Eisner in Kitchen Sink Spirit 31, May 1987.

Assignment: Paris (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Andre LeBlanc (assist, backgrounds)
Inks:
Will Eisner; Andre LeBlanc (assist, backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
P'Gell; Dolan; Don Carlos; Spirit
Synopsis:
Dolan tries to get P'Gell to help him track down one of her ex-husbands.
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Indexer Notes

Andre LeBlanc verified by Will Eisner in Kitchen Sink Spirit 31, May 1987.

The Emerald of Rajahpur (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Andre LeBlanc (assist, backgrounds)
Inks:
Will Eisner; Andre LeBlanc (assist, backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Satin; Hildie; McDool; Spirit; Elby; Dagu
Synopsis:
The Emerald of Rajahpur is missing. The police accuse Satin of killing Lord Elby. But Elby isn't dead. He's looking for the Emerald, just like everybody else.
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Indexer Notes

Andre LeBlanc verified by Will Eisner in Kitchen Sink Spirit 31, May 1987.

The Guilty Gun (Table of Contents)

Spirit, Thea / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Andre LeBlanc (assist, backgrounds)
Inks:
Will Eisner; Andre LeBlanc (assist, backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Abel Ferguson; Mrs. Ferguson; Spirit; Dolan; John Dailey
Synopsis:
The Spirit has to solve a classic locked room murder case. Only problem is, it looks like the murderer died 40 years ago.
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Indexer Notes

Andre LeBlanc verified by Will Eisner in Kitchen Sink Spirit 31, May 1987.

Cheap Is Cheap (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Andre LeBlanc (assist, backgrounds)
Inks:
Will Eisner; Andre LeBlanc (assist, backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ebony (feature);Amos Viddeo; Sylvester Briggs; Dolan; Spirit; Emily Goodbrow; rocco Ayjiss
Synopsis:
Ebony gets a job as a collections agent, so he can buy a tv set. But everybody he tries to collect from ends up dead.
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Indexer Notes

Andre LeBlanc verified by Will Eisner in Kitchen Sink Spirit 32, June 1987.

Murder,...Bloodless Type (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Andre LeBlanc (assist, backgrounds)
Inks:
Will Eisner; Andre LeBlanc (assist, backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Peter Grimm; Ralph Grimm; Dolan; Spirit; Ebony
Synopsis:
Peter Grimm killed his brother and will die in the electric chair, which is just what his brother wants.
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Indexer Notes

Andre LeBlanc verified by Will Eisner in Kitchen Sink Spirit 32, June 1987.

The Spirit Takes A Vacation (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Andre LeBlanc (assist, backgrounds)
Inks:
Will Eisner; Andre LeBlanc (assist, backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ebony; Klink; Saree; Spirit; Dolan; Yogi Ahkan; Mr. Gildtree; Mrs. Gildtree
Synopsis:
The Spirit goes on vacation so the rest of the cast have to fend for themselves.
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Indexer Notes

Andre LeBlanc verified by Will Eisner in Kitchen Sink Spirit 32, June 1987.

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Spirit
  2. 1. The Spirit of Innovation
    The Spirit
  3. 2. The Name Is 'Powder'
    The Spirit
  4. 3. The Fallen Sparrow
    The Spirit
  5. 4. Just One Word Made Me A Man
    The Spirit
  6. 5. Montabaldo
    The Spirit
  7. 6. El Spirito
    The Spirit
  8. 7. Blackmail
    The Spirit
  9. 8. The Tragedy of Merry Andrew
    The Spirit
  10. 9. Life Below
    The Spirit
  11. 10. The Return of Roger
    The Spirit
  12. 11. The Strange Case of Mrs Paraffin
    The Spirit
  13. 12. War Brides
    The Spirit
  14. 13. Tunnel
    The Spirit
  15. 14. Ward Healy
    The Spirit
  16. 15. Wild Rice
    The Spirit
  17. 16. The Inheritance
    The Spirit
  18. 17. The O'Dolan
    The Spirit
  19. 18. The Torch
    The Spirit
  20. 19. The Wedding
    The Spirit
  21. 20. The Job
    The Spirit
  22. 21. The Last Hand
    The Spirit
  23. 22. Assignment: Paris
    The Spirit
  24. 23. The Emerald of Rajahpur
    The Spirit
  25. 24. The Guilty Gun
    Spirit, Thea
  26. 25. Cheap Is Cheap
    The Spirit
  27. 26. Murder,...Bloodless Type
    The Spirit
  28. 27. The Spirit Takes A Vacation
    The Spirit
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