([June] 2004)

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Volume
13
Price
49.95 USD; 76.95 CAD
Pages
204
On-sale date
2004-04-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC Comics
ISBN
1-4012-0149-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
761941224718 01311
Editing
Dale Crain
Color
Full Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

Additional data concerning the collected edition supplied by Scott Nichols.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner; John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Spirit; P'Gell
Reprints

Still Making a Splash (Table of Contents: 1)

The Spirit / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

Script
R. C. Harvey
Pencils
Will Eisner
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Keywords
criticism

Indexer Notes

Introduction for this volume, dated October 2003.

Dulcet Tone (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Mathilda Dolan (Dolan's sister); Skinny Bones (intro); Gam (intro); Dulcet Tone; Foxy; Spirit; Ebony; Dolan
Synopsis
Dulcet Tone is in the black market grocery business.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Gam sings the first version of "Every Lil Bug"

The Postage Stamp (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Octopus (intro); Dulcet Tone; Skinny Bones; Satin; Dolan; Spirit
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story is also known to be titled "Cargo Octopus."

A Legend (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Manitou; Spirit
Reprints

Enterprise (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ebony; Cousin Suremoney; Spirit; Ellen; Clawson P. Grasp; Carrier; Dolan; Jim Handy; Claw Bends
Synopsis
Ebony tries to get the Spirit (or anybody) to invest in a pen that writes underwater.
Reprints

Who Killed Cox Robin? (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer

Genre
adventure
Characters
Dolan; Spirit; Killer Quigly; Minnie; Ellen; Ebony
Reprints

The Case of the Inner Voice (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Spirit; Maurice Maywee; Dolan
Reprints

Distinguished Men Prefer Borschtbelt's Buttermilk (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Singapore Smythe; Pixie Powers; Dolan; Ebony; Spirit
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Spirit appears in only two panels

Smuggler's Cove (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Algernon Tidewater; Ebony (feature); Spirit
Synopsis
Ebony and Algernon go sailing for adventure while listening to a radio program about pirates. Meanwhile the Spirit breaks up an off shore casino.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

no dialogue, story is narrated entirely by an unrelated radio broadcast

Olga Bustle in "Outcast" (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Mr Dusk (last seen 8/16/42);Olga Bustle; Format Finn; Meathead; Dolan; Ellen
Synopsis
Mr. Dusk proposes to bring in the Spirit for the reward.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

parody of Jane Russell in "The Outlaw"

The Vortex (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Dolan; Actor Adam (intro); Ebony; Flossy; Knifey; Shorty
Reprints

Back to School (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Algernon Tidewater; Brains Tidewater (incorrectly called Brown); Ebony (feature); Boss Bubble (intro); Dolan; Gussie the Charwoman; Truant Office Friend
Synopsis
Brains decides to solve an actual crime as part of his homework assignment.
Reprints

The Citizen's Committee (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Boss Bubble; Ebony; Spirit; Ellen; Dolan; Mayor Blast; Mouthpiece; Mrs. Tweedle
Synopsis
A Citizen's Committee, lead by Boss Bubble demands the police capture the Spirit
Reprints

The Policeman's Ball (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Algernon; Brain; Gussie the Charwoman; Officer Mulligan; Tommy; Ellen; Dolan; Butch McSordle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Ebony asks the readers' help in coming up with a new name for Algernon, which is revealed in the December 22 adventure.

Meet P'Gell (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
P'Gell (intro); Spirit; Hans Dammt; Emil; Picar
Synopsis
P'Gell leaves a string of dead husbands behind her in her quest to get to America.
Reprints

Heart of Rosie Lee (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Bucken Wing (intro); Ebony (feature); Rosie Lee; Spirit; Dolan; Dr. Hemoglobin
Synopsis
Ebony is sweet on Rosie Lee but she won't give him the time of day.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bucken Wing sings "Every LiL Bug" in the last panel.

Artemus Peap (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Dolan; Spirit; Artemus Peap; Ebony
Synopsis
Artemus Peep has taken over all the gangs in Central City and demands to be made Police Commissioner.
Reprints

The Haunt (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Witch Hazel; Ebony; Pierpont; Codjer; Ellen; Doc Ragweed; Teebone; Proctor
Synopsis
The Ladies Aid wants Codjer to sell his mansion for a Veteran's Home, but he's using it as a black market penicillin factory.
Reprints
Keywords
Halloween

Beagle's Second Chance (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit; Beagle; Dolan; Ebony; Ellen
Synopsis
The Spirit refuses to capture Beagle because Beagle once saved his life as a boy.
Reprints

Caramba (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Pantha Stalk(intro); P'Gell; Miguel; Spirit; Kazar
Synopsis
The Spirit tracks Pantha to Caramba in South America where she's trying to steal a rubber formula. At the last moment P'Gell interferes.
Reprints

Return to Caramba (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Octopus (intro); Mr Carrion; Dulcet Tone; Satin; Ebony; Sir Baker; Kazar
Synopsis
The leading criminals of the world are having a convention. In Caramba.
Reprints

Coot Gallus (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Coot Gallus; Jim Gassbag; Scissors O'Shear; Spirit; Ebony; Dolan; Ellen; Pilch
Synopsis
Coot Gallus unexpectedly wins election to the 4th district as a write in. Now everbody's out to kill him on the off chance that he might be honest.
Reprints

The Portier Fortune (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
P'Gell; Octopus; Dolan; M Daufan; Millissy Portier; Homer Portier
Synopsis
When P'Gell comes to Central City in search of her late husband's fortune, dead bodies seem to start appearing everywhere.
Reprints

The Killer (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Spirit; Henry; Mary; Mr. James; Sheldon; Trigger
Synopsis
Henry was a hot shot soldier in the French underground, but back in America he's back in the same old dead end job.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story is told looking through Henry's eyes.

The Van Gaull Diamonds (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Silk Satin; Hildie; Ebony (feature); McDool (intro); Ellen; Ebony; Sterling Steele; Countess Van Gaul; Bucken Wing; Weevil
Synopsis
Everybody's looking for the Van Gaul diamonds.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bucken Wing sings "Every Lil Bug" throughout

The Christmas Spirit of 1946 (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Octopus; Ebony; Algernon (now Kilroy); Brains; Meathead; Ellen; Dolan; Brogan; Gooly Gang; Santa Claus
Synopsis
The Octopus tries to break up a peace conference.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

A Moment of Destiny (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Jamison
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ebony(feature); Pierpont; Satin; Hubert the Duck (intro); Parrelli; Spirit; Squeezer
Synopsis
Ebony's pet duck swallows a stolen diamond.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

remake of 11/15/41 Spirit section. Parrelli the diamond cutter sings "Every Lil Bug".

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Spirit
  2. 1. Still Making a Splash
    The Spirit
  3. 2. Dulcet Tone
    The Spirit
  4. 3. The Postage Stamp
    The Spirit
  5. 4. A Legend
    The Spirit
  6. 5. Enterprise
    The Spirit
  7. 6. Who Killed Cox Robin?
    The Spirit
  8. 7. The Case of the Inner Voice
    The Spirit
  9. 8. Distinguished Men Prefer Borschtbelt's Buttermilk
    The Spirit
  10. 9. Smuggler's Cove
    The Spirit
  11. 10. Olga Bustle in "Outcast"
    The Spirit
  12. 11. The Vortex
    The Spirit
  13. 12. Back to School
    The Spirit
  14. 13. The Citizen's Committee
    The Spirit
  15. 14. The Policeman's Ball
    The Spirit
  16. 15. Meet P'Gell
    The Spirit
  17. 16. Heart of Rosie Lee
    The Spirit
  18. 17. Artemus Peap
    The Spirit
  19. 18. The Haunt
    The Spirit
  20. 19. Beagle's Second Chance
    The Spirit
  21. 20. Caramba
    The Spirit
  22. 21. Return to Caramba
    The Spirit
  23. 22. Coot Gallus
    The Spirit
  24. 23. The Portier Fortune
    The Spirit
  25. 24. The Killer
    The Spirit
  26. 25. The Van Gaull Diamonds
    The Spirit
  27. 26. The Christmas Spirit of 1946
    The Spirit
  28. 27. A Moment of Destiny
    The Spirit
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