The Spirit #8/11/1940
(August 11, 1940)

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The Kidnapping of Daisy Kay (Table of Contents: 1)

The 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
Spirit, I am going to kill you!
Genre
adventure; detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
Ellen Dolan; The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Homer Creep
Synopsis
Homer Creep gets the Spirit to kidnap Ellen so he can pose as her rescuer, but then real kidnappers become involved.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Chuck Mazoujian (credited as Ford Davis)
Inks
Chuck Mazoujian (credited as Ford Davis)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From the shores of beautiful, palm-laden Honolulu, sails a freighter, headed for the distant port of Honkong, China...
Genre
adventure; detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
Lady Luck; Captain Tim Saunders; Buddy Van Horn
Synopsis
Lady Luck battles opium smugglers in Hong Kong.
Keywords
Hawaii; Hong Kong; opium; smuggling

Indexer Notes

Hong Kong is called both "Honkong" and "Hongkong" throughout.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In a motorized caravan, Tsai Yao returns over the rocky country with his guest...
Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Mr. Mystic; Tsai Yao; General Wu
Synopsis
In Tibet, Mr. Mystic battles the army of General Wu.
Keywords
Tibet
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. The Kidnapping of Daisy Kay
    The Spirit
  2. 2. ["From the shores of beautiful, palm-laden Honolulu, sails a freighter, headed for the distant port of Honkong, China..."]
    Lady Luck
  3. 3. ["In a motorized caravan, Tsai Yao returns over the rocky country with his guest..."]
    Mr. Mystic
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