(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)

Spirit / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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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.

The Last Trolley (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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!
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Indexer Notes

rewritten?

Escape (Table of Contents: 3)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

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!
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Li'l Adam (Table of Contents: 4)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters
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!
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Indexer Notes

Parodies of Lil Abner, Dick Tracy and Little Orphan Annie included.

The Criminal (Table of Contents: 5)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Klink
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!
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El Spirito (Table of Contents: 6)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

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!
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Indexer Notes

Splash page redrawn.

The Killer (Table of Contents: 7)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

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!
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A Granule of Time (Table of Contents: 8)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Intro-Silken Floss
Synopsis
A hostile visitor from the year 2400! One Dr. Lateur and his incredible Theory of Molecular Arrangement. Into this melee comes The Spirit!
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The Partner (Table of Contents: 9)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

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]
    Spirit
  2. 1. ["Almost four years after..."]
  3. 2. The Last Trolley
    Spirit
  4. 3. Escape
    Spirit
  5. 4. Li'l Adam
    Spirit
  6. 5. The Criminal
    Spirit
  7. 6. El Spirito
    Spirit
  8. 7. The Killer
    Spirit
  9. 8. A Granule of Time
    Spirit
  10. 9. The Partner
    Spirit
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes