([October 15] 2008)

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Volume:
25
Price:
59.99 USD
Pages:
208
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC Comics
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Scott Nybakken
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

Daily newspaper strips printed 4 to page. Really small. Story titles taken from Cat Yronwode's Eisner Checklist Part 2 from The Spirit (Kitchen Sink, 1977 series, ) #30, July 1981


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?
Editing:
Scott Nybakken

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Dolan
Reprints:

The Spirit Dailies: Two Faces, One Heart (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom Spurgeon
Letters:
typeset

Foreword (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Letters:
typeset

A Note on Numbers and Dates (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit

Indexer Notes

Special Summary strip given to newspapers that picked up the strip after the beginning as a starting episode. Known as strip #0.

[Squire Sampson] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 10.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Ebony; Dolan
Reprints:
  • from The Spirit daily (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 10/13/41-11/29/41 (numbered 1-42)

[Sphinx and Kaibosh] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Ebony; Dolan; Destiny Blake
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
  • from Spirit Daily Strips (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 12/1/41-2/7/42

Indexer Notes

12/8/41 is first dated strip. 12/1-12/6/41 numbered 43-48.

[Ebony & King Hamhock III] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Ebony; Dolan; Caesar Hamhock (intro, king of the Nockney Islands)
Synopsis:
King Hamhock comes to America to sell the priceless Silver Heart which protects the wearer from all harm. He hires Ebony as his bodyguard.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
  • from Spirit daily strips (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 2/9/42-2/21/42

[Gloria Fillum] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Ebony; Gloria Fillum (intro); De Witt Pinsk; Maizie Jones
Synopsis:
When film star Gloria Fillum is injured in a plane wreck, Maizie Jones seizes her big chance at stardom
Reprints:
  • from daily strips (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 2/23/42-3/28/42

[Blind Bat and the Blot] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Ebony; Dolan; Ellen; Blind Bat (intro); Blot; Captain Vulture
Synopsis:
Dolan is kidnapped and the police think the Spirit did it. The Spirit ends up being shanghaied.
Reprints:
  • from Daily strips (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 3/30/42-5/16/42

[Fanny Ogre] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner (layouts); Jack Cole (finishes)
Inks:
Jack Cole
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Characters:
Spirit; Ellen; Dolan; Ebony; Uncle Scallywag (intro); Fanny Ogre
Synopsis:
Ebony and Uncle Scallywag go into business together, but rent a storefront where an escaped convict is hiding
Reprints:
  • from Daily strips (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 5/18/42-8/8/42

[Doctor Future] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 17.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Lou Fine
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Dolan; Ellen; Ebony; Dr Future (intro)
Synopsis:
Dr Future predicts the Spirit will murder him
Reprints:
  • from Daily strips (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 8/10/42-10/31/42

[Mr. Porcine and Destiny Blake] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner (layouts); Lou Fine (finishes)
Inks:
Lou Fine
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Dolan; Ellen; Ebony; Mr Porcine; Destiny Blake
Synopsis:
Mr Porcine tries to take over Central City's rackets
Reprints:
  • from Daily strips (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 11/2/42-12/12/42

[Ebony and Ambergris Jones] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner (layouts); Lou Fine (finishes)
Inks:
Lou Fine
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Dolan; Ellen; Ebony; Scarlett Brown; Ambergris Jones
Synopsis:
Ebony earns $500 by testing a new scientific breakthrough
Reprints:
  • from Daily strips (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 12/14/42-1/16/43

[Col. Max Mite, the Termite of Crime] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 10.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner (layouts); Lou Fine (finishes)
Inks:
Will Eisner
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Dolan; Ellen; Col. Max Mite
Synopsis:
A con man moves into Central City
Reprints:
  • from daily strips (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 1/18/43-3/6/43

[Dr. Lear N. Lurk and the Multiple Ebonies] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / text story / 6.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner; Gil Fox
Pencils:
Will Eisner (layouts); Lou Fine (finishes)
Inks:
Lou Fine
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Dolan; Ellen; Ebony; Dr. Lear N. Lurk
Synopsis:
Dr. Lear N. Lurks Psychic Duplicator creates multiple Ebonys
Reprints:
  • from Daily strips (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 3/8/43-4/7/43

Indexer Notes

Fox credit from Alter Ego 12 interview

[Frothingham Twittle] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner (layouts); Lou Fine (finishes)
Inks:
Lou Fine
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Dolan; Ellen; Ebony; Frothingham Twitte
Synopsis:
Ellen gets mixed up with a shady theatrical troupe
Reprints:
  • from Daily strips (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 4/19/43-5/29/43

[Lucky Chance] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
William Woolfolk ?
Pencils:
Lou Fine [as Will Eisner]
Inks:
Robin King and Quality Shop
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Characters:
Dolan; Spirit; Lucky Chance; Tearful Thompson; The Man From Cairo; Ellen, Ebony; Destiny Blake
Synopsis:
The FBI asks the Spirit and Lucky Chance to help capture the Man From Cairo
Reprints:
  • from Daily strips (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 5/31/43-8/7/43

[The Spirit in Nazi Germany] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
William Woolfolk ?
Pencils:
Lou Fine [as Will Eisner]
Inks:
Robin King and Quality Shop
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Heinrich Himmler; Col. Kellner; Adolph Hitler; Goering; Elsa Werner
Synopsis:
A group of gangsters meet in Istanbul to help the Nazi's smuggle their money out of Germany. The Spirit breaks up the scheme but ends up captured by the Germans.
Reprints:
  • from daily strips (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 8/9/43-10/9/43

[The Cowled Killer] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
William Woolfolk ?
Pencils:
Lou Fine [as Will Eisner]
Inks:
Robin King and Quality Shop
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Characters:
Spirit; Dolan; Mayor Blast; Ebony; John Humphreys; Cowled Killer; Ellen
Synopsis:
Spirit has to track down a costumed criminal, who vaguely resembles Batman. Mayor Blast assigns the famous detective Humphreys to the case.
Reprints:
  • from daily strips (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 10/11/43-11/27/43

[The Ranee of Jarawabi and Maxie the Knife] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
William Woolfolk ?
Pencils:
Lou Fine [as Will Eisner]
Inks:
Robin King and Quality Shop
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Ellen; Dolan; Ranee of Jarawabi; Hunter Van Cleve
Synopsis:
The Ranee's jewels are stolen soon after she arrives in Central City. Or are they?
Reprints:
  • from daily strips (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 11/29/43-1/1/44

[Junius Sneezer and Formula X] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
William Woolfolk ?
Pencils:
Lou Fine [as Will Eisner]
Inks:
Robin King
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Dolan; Junius Sneezer; Ellen; Ebony
Synopsis:
Junius Sneezer invents a drug that releases a person's innermost inhibitions and it accidentally gets dropped into the Central City drinking water supply.
Reprints:
  • from daily strips (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 1/3/44-3/11/44

Indexer Notes

This story line ends with a cliff hanger.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Spirit
  2. 1. The Spirit Dailies: Two Faces, One Heart
  3. 2. Foreword
  4. 3. A Note on Numbers and Dates
    The Spirit
  5. 4. [Squire Sampson]
    The Spirit
  6. 5. [Sphinx and Kaibosh]
    The Spirit
  7. 6. [Ebony & King Hamhock III]
    The Spirit
  8. 7. [Gloria Fillum]
    The Spirit
  9. 8. [Blind Bat and the Blot]
    The Spirit
  10. 9. [Fanny Ogre]
    The Spirit
  11. 10. [Doctor Future]
    The Spirit
  12. 11. [Mr. Porcine and Destiny Blake]
    The Spirit
  13. 12. [Ebony and Ambergris Jones]
    The Spirit
  14. 13. [Col. Max Mite, the Termite of Crime]
    The Spirit
  15. 14. [Dr. Lear N. Lurk and the Multiple Ebonies]
    The Spirit
  16. 15. [Frothingham Twittle]
    The Spirit
  17. 16. [Lucky Chance]
    The Spirit
  18. 17. [The Spirit in Nazi Germany]
    The Spirit
  19. 18. [The Cowled Killer]
    The Spirit
  20. 19. [The Ranee of Jarawabi and Maxie the Knife]
    The Spirit
  21. 20. [Junius Sneezer and Formula X]
    The Spirit
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Stangas
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes