The Spirit #9/8/1940
(September 8, 1940)

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Price
[none]
Pages
16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
[none printed]
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; some were also issued as tabloid size
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
loose pages or cut-and-assemble-it-yourself
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Return of Orang (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, Ebony, all I found on the dock was his clothes and the gun he shot himself with... the bubbles in the water were the only sign of Orang, the ape who could think like a human!
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit; Orang; Ellen Dolan; Commissioner Dolan; Ebony White; Sarah Hardy; Dr. Hardy; Aaka
Synopsis
Orang survives his suicide attempt.
Reprints

[A Hundred Diamonds] (Table of Contents: 1)

Lady Luck / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Ford Davis]
Pencils
Chuck Mazoujian
Inks
Chuck Mazoujian
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's the most daring theft I ever heard of... imagine!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Lady Luck [Brenda Banks]; Count Faubert [Shiner Foley]; Hastings
Synopsis
One hundred diamonds are stolen from the White Hope Bracelet.

[Defending the Phillippines] (Table of Contents: 2)

Mr. Mystic / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as W. Morgan Thomas]
Pencils
Bob Powell (signed)
Inks
Bob Powell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's pretty late... I wonder who it is?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Mystic; Colonel Waters; Kwi Suma
Synopsis
Colonel Waters asks Mr. Mystic to help defend some new fortifications that are being built in the Philippines.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Return of Orang
    Spirit
  2. 1. [A Hundred Diamonds]
    Lady Luck
  3. 2. [Defending the Phillippines]
    Mr. Mystic
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Peter Croome