The Spirit #8/9/1942
(August 9th, 1942)

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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

[Shoplifters and Sodas] (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner (layouts); Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Mayor Blast; Dolan; Ebony; Ellen
Reprints

[Origin of Mr. Mystic] (Table of Contents: 1)

Mr. Mystic / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Powell
Pencils
Bob Powell [as S. R. Powell] (signed)
Inks
Bob Powell [as S. R. Powell] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Mystic (origin)
Synopsis
Recovering in a hospital from being slugged, Mr. Mystic tells a nurse about his escape from Warsaw, Poland, and how he ended up in Tibet, where seven Lamas gave him the gift of magic. Mr. Mystic sends his nurse to recover some important papers, but she is captured by spies and he has to send his astral form to defeat the spies.
Reprints
Keywords
hospital; Lamas; magic; Nazis; nurse; spies; telepathy; Tibet; Warsaw

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

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

Script
Klaus Nordling
Pencils
Klaus Nordling
Inks
Klaus Nordling
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pardon me, I'd like some information.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lady Luck; Peecolo; Dutch Kraut
Synopsis
Lady Luck and Peecolo find a "retired" bootlegger smuggling spies into a backwoods town.
Reprints
Keywords
bootlegger; railroad; slingshot; spies
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Shoplifters and Sodas]
    Spirit
  2. 1. [Origin of Mr. Mystic]
    Mr. Mystic
  3. 2. ["Pardon me, I'd like some information."]
    Lady Luck
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Peter Croome