([February] 2007)

DC, 2000 Series
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Volume:
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Price:
49.99 USD
Pages:
192
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
2006-12-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
1401207812 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Scott Nybakken
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Benson
Pencils:
Will Eisner

Fan Mail (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sammy; Dolan; Spirit; Ellen; Thorne; Monica Veto;Autumn Mews; Satin; Sally of the Islands; Lilly Lotus; P'Gell (all cameo flashbacks)
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Indexer Notes

pg 4 is a reprint from 1/26/47

Sand Saref (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sand Saref; Spirit; Sammy; Dolan; Spangles
Synopsis:
flashback to Denny Colt's childhood and his friend Sand who he tried to turn from the wild life of the dark side.
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Indexer Notes

Pg 4-7 originally done for unpublished John Law story

Bring in Sand Saref (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sand Saref; Spirit; Dolan; Dr. Vitriol; Sammy
Synopsis:
Sand has the formula for a dangerous virus and the Spirit has to bring her in.
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Indexer Notes

Pg 1 original splash pg for John Law story, pg 2-7 orinally pgs 6-11

The Predictions of Druid Peer (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
PS; Sammy; Druid Peer; Muley Trayn; Spirit; Klink; the Old Hag
Synopsis:
The Old Hag tells Muley Trayn to beware of snow.
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Ratt Trapp (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Willum Waif (intro); Spirit; Rat Trapp; Tommy Roccs; Mr. Jonas
Synopsis:
Explores children's fascination with criminals.
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Indexer Notes

originally pgs 1,3-8 of a John Law story

Nickles Nerser (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Dolan; Nickles Nerser; The Look Alike Boys; Clutch
Synopsis:
The Spirit is wanted for assault and attempted murder.
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Roller Derby (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Bascome Birch; Waxie Tallow; Rolla Ball; Sammy
Synopsis:
Waxie Tallow wants Rolla to throw the Derby, but Bascome the camera man is in love with her and wants to stop him from ruining her life.
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The Half Dead Mr Lox (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Willum Waif; Mr. Gibbet; Garfield Lox; Spirit; Dolan
Synopsis:
Mr. Lox is dead, but he won't rest until his murderer Mr. Gibbet is apprehended.
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Indexer Notes

orignally intended for a Nubbin newspaper insert. Nubbin was renamed Willum Waif for this version, and John Law became the Spirit.

Blood of the Earth (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jewel of Gezah (intro); Sand Saref; Doctor Gregg; Ali Bey; Fwani Bey
Synopsis:
Sand Saref and the Spirit contend for a fabulous diamond while Ali Bey looks for his long lost daughter
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Indexer Notes

rewrite of 7/20/41 story

Sammy and Delilah (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sammy (feature); Delilah; Dolan; Syko T. Somatic; Philly Steame; Lion McRoar
Synopsis:
Dr. Somatic hypnotises Sammy into believing he has super-strength, but Delilah tempts him with lemon meringue pie.
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Indexer Notes

Spirit still in the Orient-not in this story. Paramount Pictures threatened to sue Eisner for defamation over this parody of their picture Samson and Delilah, but ultimately nothing came of it.

The Jewel (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Jewel of Gezah; Mr Carrion; Julia; Sand Saref; Mr. Ark; Captain Skroob
Synopsis:
The Spirit tries to bring the Jewel back to Central City, but Sand and her cohorts try to stop him. But Captain Skroob has his own master plan and leaves them all stranded on an uncharted island.
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Indexer Notes

splash originally cover to unpublished John Law comic book

Carrion (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jewel of Gezah; Mr Carrion; Sand Saref; Col. Ark
Synopsis:
Trapped on an island, the unstable party of mis-adventurers soon become completely unhinged.
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Indexer Notes

continued from previous adventure

The Island (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Jewel of Gezah; Sand Saref; Archie Flye
Synopsis:
Sand and the Spirit are adrift at sea on a raft. Soon they land on a new island where they meet the Spirit's old enemy Archie Flye.
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Indexer Notes

continued from previous adventure

Water (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Slim Mozzle; Dolan; Klink; Rudolph the Red-Nosed Rainmaker; Shirley Mozzle
Synopsis:
Slim has corned the market on bottled water, Rudolph is a rain maker. Together they can make a fortune in drought ridden Central City.
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Indexer Notes

Central City story- no spirit

Rescue (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner ?
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jewel of Gezah; Sand Saref; Archie Flye; Spirit; Sammy; Marx Kaufman; Gustave; Ellen; Dolan; Dr. Byzantine
Synopsis:
Flye and his band of pirates attempt to capture the Spirit, but fail. All ends (well?) as the Spirit returns to Central City to face Ellen after spending weeks alone on a desert island with Sand Saref.
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Indexer Notes

Spirit wears socks in this story! Story is not on Feiffer's list.

...Taxes and the Spirit (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dolan; Spirit; Ellen; Sammy
Synopsis:
The IRS wants to know why the Spirit has never filed a tax return.
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A Day At the Zoo (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Jules Feiffer (layouts); Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
no Spirit in this story (well, one panel). Milton; Mrs. Karns; Dolan
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Wanted: Dangerous Job (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bridget Doon; Sammy; Dolan; Spirit; Sandy Doon; Spartan Dirk
Synopsis:
Spirit goes to Near East to earn money
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Indexer Notes

Every Little Bug featured

Pito (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner (p1); Andre LeBlanc (2-7)
Pencils:
Will Eisner (p1); Andre LeBlanc (2-7)
Inks:
Will Eisner (p1); Andre LeBlanc (2-7)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Abu Ram; Mohamet the Tiger; Lil Pandit
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Indexer Notes

Spirit still in the East, story originally prepared for Kewpies #2

The Robbery (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sammy (feature); Dolan; Thumbs
Synopsis:
Sammy lets one of the Links bank robbers move into the Spirit's hideout.
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Indexer Notes

no Spirit in this story

Big Arky (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Big Arky; Mona; Spirit
Synopsis:
cont from previous week, now in Egypt. Big Arky has millions from the Links robbery hidden in his wheel chair..and is safe in Egypt...until he runs into the Spirit.
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The Good Old Days (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner (1-3); Tex Blaisdell (3-7)
Inks:
Will Eisner (1-3); Tex Blaisdell (3-7)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sammy; Spirit (cameo); Dolan; Ty Cobb; Bill Donovan; Sam Crawford; Rube Waddell; Jimmy Dygert
Synopsis:
Dolan tells Sammy a story about back when real men played baseball. The Tigers battle the Athletics for 16 innings back in September 1907 only to have the game called on account of darkness.
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Indexer Notes

originally done for Baseball Comics

Alligator Farm (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Andre LeBlanc
Inks:
Will Eisner; Andre LeBlanc
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda ?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Snag Debbin; Ice Debbin; Lampy Dank
Synopsis:
The Spirit in East Africa. Snag Debbin buys an Alligator Farm in East Africa to use as a hideout.
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Indexer Notes

Eisner also claims authorship of this story.

Sammy the Explorer (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sammy; Dolan; Ellen
Synopsis:
Sammy and Dolan go rafting and get lost at sea.
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Indexer Notes

no Spirit in this story.

Willum and the Baron (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Willum Waif; Dick Whittler (intro); Baron; Hobo Gasby
Synopsis:
Baron "adopts" Willum but only to beat on him and glom onto his shoeshine money. When Baron tries to make Willum the fall guy for a failed robbery, Dick Whittler and The Spirit have to make things right for the kid.
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Indexer Notes

Spirit back in the USA, artwork originally done for a projected John Law comic strip

Census '50 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda ?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Langtry; Henry Digit
Synopsis:
The story of a desperate attempt to count the inhabitants of Bayshore Swamp, all of whom are apparently dead.
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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Spirit
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Spirit
  3. 2. Fan Mail
    The Spirit
  4. 3. Sand Saref
    The Spirit
  5. 4. Bring in Sand Saref
    The Spirit
  6. 5. The Predictions of Druid Peer
    The Spirit
  7. 6. Ratt Trapp
    The Spirit
  8. 7. Nickles Nerser
    The Spirit
  9. 8. Roller Derby
    The Spirit
  10. 9. The Half Dead Mr Lox
    The Spirit
  11. 10. Blood of the Earth
    The Spirit
  12. 11. Sammy and Delilah
    The Spirit
  13. 12. The Jewel
    The Spirit
  14. 13. Carrion
    The Spirit
  15. 14. The Island
    The Spirit
  16. 15. Water
    The Spirit
  17. 16. Rescue
    The Spirit
  18. 17. ...Taxes and the Spirit
    The Spirit
  19. 18. A Day At the Zoo
    The Spirit
  20. 19. Wanted: Dangerous Job
    The Spirit
  21. 20. Pito
    The Spirit
  22. 21. The Robbery
    The Spirit
  23. 22. Big Arky
    The Spirit
  24. 23. The Good Old Days
    The Spirit
  25. 24. Alligator Farm
    The Spirit
  26. 25. Sammy the Explorer
    The Spirit
  27. 26. Willum and the Baron
    The Spirit
  28. 27. Census '50
    The Spirit
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  • Bob Hughes
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