The Spirit #5/5/1946
(May 5th, 1946)

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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

The Head In the Desk (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Gussie the Charwoman (intro-not named until 9/15/46); Dolan; Spirit; Mayhem Mike Malloy; Cutter Stark
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Vaguely resembles the movie "The Front Page".

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

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

Script
Fred Schwab
Pencils
Fred Schwab
Inks
Fred Schwab
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll tell ya folks we crooks been enjoyin' th' biggest vacation inna history of crime!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lady Luck; Count DeChange; Nick the Knife; Jake da'Jerk; Manny Da' Mouth; Stephen
Synopsis
Since Lady Luck has vanished, all the crooks decide it's time to rob Brenda Banks.

Indexer Notes

Lady Luck returns. Now by Fred Schwab.

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

Flatfoot Burns / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Al Stahl
Pencils
Al Stahl
Inks
Al Stahl
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's going on here ?
Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Flatfoot Burns; The Chief
Synopsis
Burns does battle with an Efficiency Expert who wants to automate the police department.

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

Jonesy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bernard Dibble
Pencils
Bernard Dibble
Inks
Bernard Dibble
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's sure great to see you after all these years, Bill!
Genre
humor; teen
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Head In the Desk
    The Spirit
  2. 1. ["I'll tell ya folks we crooks been enjoyin' th' biggest vacation inna history of crime!"]
    Lady Luck
  3. 2. ["What's going on here ?"]
    Flatfoot Burns
  4. 3. ["It's sure great to see you after all these years, Bill!"]
    Jonesy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Peter Croome