(April 1974)

Warren, 1974 Series
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Price
1.00 USD
Pages
76
Indicia Frequency
six times a year, in February, April, June, August, October & December
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Warren Publishing Co.
Brand
A Warren Magazine [stacked text]
Editing
Will Eisner; Bill DuBay
Color
color cover; black & white interior (some interior color, issues 1-10)
Dimensions
magazine size
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (issues 1-5,15); squarebound (issues 6-14, 16)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Basil Gogos (painting)
Inks
Basil Gogos (panting)
Colors
Basil Gogos (painting)
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover based on Eisner splash for 3/16/50.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner; ? (photograph)
Inks
Will Eisner; ? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Almost four years after...

Indexer Notes

Introductory text with illustration and photograph of Will Eisner.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Basil Gogos
Inks
Basil Gogos
Letters
typeset

The Last Trolley (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
John Spranger; Bob Palmer (splash)
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer (splash)
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
detective-mystery
Synopsis
Hop aboard a $100,000 ride into mystery. Travel Death's twisted track to Raven's Point. For The Spirit, it could be a one-way trip!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

rewritten?

Escape (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Synopsis
The Spirit never sleeps. Neither does the criminal mind. Watch as three escaped convicts find that the world is a prison for those who would flaunt justice!
Reprints

Li'l Adam (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner; Jules Feiffer (most of page 6)
Inks
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti
Letters
Abe Kanegson

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
The Spirit; Al Slapp; Li'l Adam; Elmer Hay; Hector Ghoul
Synopsis
Classic comic strip characters come to life! A world of stick figures is the strange setting! Murder is the heinous crime! And The Spirit is baffled!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parodies of Li'l Abner, Dick Tracy and Little Orphan Annie included.

The Criminal (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti
Letters
Abe Kanegson

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
The Spirit; Klink; Mr. Sawbuck
Synopsis
A cop is shot! The Spirit is wounded! Tough gangland figures are held at bay! And behind it all is one Mr. Sawbuck... a seven-year old boy!
Reprints

El Spirito (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti
Colors
Richard Corben
Letters
Abe Kanegson

Genre
detective-mystery
Synopsis
The Spirit has witnessed many strange things on rainy nights. But tonight is the first time he has ever followed a ghost ... straight to his own watery grave!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Splash page redrawn.

The Killer (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Synopsis
Henry the war-hero is back ... and no one wants him. No one, that is, until he kills his wife and her leering lover. Then he belongs to The Spirit!
Reprints

A Granule of Time (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti
Letters
Martin deMuth

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
The Spirit; Dr. Lateur; Silken Floss (introduction)
Synopsis
A hostile visitor from the year 2400! One Dr. Lateur and his incredible Theory of Molecular Arrangement. Into this melee comes The Spirit!
Reprints

The Partner (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Synopsis
The Spirit! Slaughtered by Slinko Joe Daws. Now there's no one to save a helpless Central City from the nefarious clutches of Slimy Skinch and Co.!
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Spirit
  2. 1. ["Almost four years after..."]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. The Last Trolley
    The Spirit
  5. 4. Escape
    The Spirit
  6. 5. Li'l Adam
    The Spirit
  7. 6. The Criminal
    The Spirit
  8. 7. El Spirito
    The Spirit
  9. 8. The Killer
    The Spirit
  10. 9. A Granule of Time
    The Spirit
  11. 10. The Partner
    The Spirit
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Chris Boyko
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Mike Nielsen
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