([October] 2006)

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Volume:
19
Price:
49.99 USD; 69.99 CAD
Pages:
204
On-sale date:
2006-08-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC Comics
ISBN:
1-4012-0775-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
761941224718 01911
Editing:
Scott Nybakken
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

Credits from Cat Yronwode and Tom Heintjes' articles in Kitchen Sink Spirit magazines.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Sammy
Reprints:

After the Spirit (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script:
Stephen Weiner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Letters:
typeset

Ye Olde Spirit of '76 (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Will Eisner; Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ellen Dolan; Prof Flintlock; Spirit; Ebony; Ratsy; Ebeneezer Budderchern
Synopsis:
The Spirit and everybody else are searching for a lost copy of the Declaration of Independence. Only Ebeneezer Budderchern knows where it is. But he's dead.
Reprints:

Lilly Lotus (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Lilly Lotus (intro); Dolan; Ellen; Ebony; Butcher Vaddis; Judge Gavel
Synopsis:
The Spirit moves to the South Seas to escape his past life, but half the hoods in Central City seem to have followed him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

1st extended foreign adventure as the Spirit begins wandering thru the South Pacific, Yronwode says these are all by Feiffer

Sally of the Islands (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Sally of the Islands; Kragg; Dolan; Ebony
Synopsis:
The Spirit rescues a gold shipment and a damsel in distress from her no good husband. Dolan and Ebony begin a trek through the South Seas looking for him.
Reprints:

The Masked Man (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ellen (feature); Spirit; Dolan; Ebony; Willie Ankle; Sugar Dumpling; Foxie Harrow
Synopsis:
Ellen hires a private eye to find the Spirit.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

first Central City interlude

The Ball Game (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Wil Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sammy (intro); Baby Manuelo; Governor Baptiste; Spirit
Synopsis:
An election and freedom on the Isle of Monabou depend on the outcome of a baseball game.
Reprints:
Keywords:
baseball

Matua (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script:
Will Eisner; Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sammy; Matua; Tan-Gau; Cutter; Ace
Synopsis:
Every hundred years a pre-historic monster comes to life, unless the curse is renewed.
Reprints:

The Return (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Wil Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Sammy; Klink; Split Lipton; Dolan; Ellen; Ebony
Synopsis:
The Spirit returns to Central City only to find Mayor Bowser has resigned and Dolan; Ellen and Ebony are missing.
Reprints:

The Candidate (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Monica Veto (intro); Spirit; Dolan; Ebony; Sammy
Synopsis:
The Good Old Days Party decides to run the Spirit for mayor.
Reprints:

White Cloud (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Monica Veto; Dolan; Muldoon; Spirit; Sgt. White Cloud
Synopsis:
Dolan is now Mayor of Central City, but Monica Veto controls the City Council. However, Charlie Whitecloud apparently owns Central City- so the point is moot.
Reprints:

The Story of Rat-Tat the Toy Machine Gun (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Rat-Tat; Max the Chopper; Carbunkle; Boolits; Spirit
Synopsis:
A story about a toy machine gun that wanted to be real.
Reprints:

Ten Minutes (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer; Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Freddy; Max; Mrs. Schmidt; Dolan; Spirit
Synopsis:
Freddy just wants some money so he can leave town and start a new life. A new life that lasts ten minutes.
Reprints:

Lurid Love (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson; typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sammy (feature); Ellen; Spirit; Ebony; Seth Passifik; Ugly Mary
Synopsis:
Parody of romance pulps, as Sammy becomes smitten with Ellen.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

fake advertisements run throughout section, Feiffer & Kanegson insert names in cartoonist ad

The Return of Vino Red (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Vino Red; Ice Waters; Spirit; Dots Semaphore; Spitz; Dolan
Synopsis:
Gangster Vino Red discovers he can't go home again.
Reprints:

Crime (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Autumn Mews (intro); Dolan; Spirit; Stinger Ray; Vulture; Stabby; Snaggly
Synopsis:
Stinger Ray is probably dead and the his rivals contend over the spoils.
Reprints:

Death of Autumn Mews (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Autumn Mews; Sammy (feature); Virgil; Dolan; Spirit
Synopsis:
Autumn uses her womanly wiles on Sammy to get him to spill the beans on the Spirit.
Reprints:

The Curse (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Pete Bog; Sweet Cider Sue; Jimson Weed; Doc Ringer; Spirit; Dolan
Synopsis:
Pete Bog sings an old murder ballad. Doc Ringer fixes fights and steals Jimson Weed's girl. Only trouble is, she's a witch.
Reprints:

Fox at Bay (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Reynard; Dolan
Synopsis:
Reynard kills 10 men as an experiment in psychology. The Spirit is shot.
Reprints:

Elect Miss Rhinemaiden of 1950! (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Hazel P Macbeth; Garfield Tripod; Mr. Rhinemaiden; Ellen Dolan; Spirit; Moxie; Slime
Synopsis:
The Spirit is still on crutches. Hazel P. MacBeth uses her powers to win a beauty contest, but then she gets kidnapped, much to Moxie and Slime's regret.
Reprints:

The Inner Voice (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; John Spranger
Inks:
Will Eisner; Bob Palmer
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson (pg 1); Martin DeMuth ? (2-7)

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Maurice Maywee; Dolan
Reprints:

Surgery (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Silk Satin; Ellen (feature); Dr. Anschluss; Hansie; Klink; Mr. Pigeon
Synopsis:
In three hours, the Spirit will have his legs amputated, unless Ellen or Satin can find Dr. Anschluss.
Reprints:

The Thanksgiving Spirit of 1949 (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Mr Carrion; Julia; P.S.; P.T. Bumble; Spirit; Dolan; Mr. Axie; Bully Dozer
Synopsis:
P.T. Bumble hires Carrion to blow up Axie's store, right in the middle of the Thanksgiving parade.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Thanksgiving

Indexer Notes

The Spirit is still on crutches.

The Embezzler (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Quadrant J. Stet; Mr. Parrish; Spirit; Dolan
Synopsis:
Quadrant J. Stet is going blind. He needs $5000 for an operation. And there's $5000 missing from his firm's accounts. The Spirit is still on crutches.
Reprints:

Winter Haven (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Flaxen Weaver (intro); Dolan; Spirit; Bats McBelfry; Matty Luger; Sammy; Ellen
Synopsis:
Dolan and the Spirit vacation in the mountains and unwittingly walk into a criminals' convention.
The Spirit drops his crutches.
Reprints:

Flaxen Weaver (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer; Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Flaxen Weaver; Sammy; Spirit; Ellen; Baron and Baroness LaPlanche; Blink; Seedy; Dolan
Synopsis:
Flaxen Weaver turns up at a society soiree that Ellen bullies the Spirit into attending. She's leading a gang of pickpockets.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

rewrite of 3/16/41 story;

Lonesome Cool (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
E. Launcelot Cool; Frankie Spade; Torpedo McWeen; Dolan; Spirit
Synopsis:
Lonesome Cool was the toughest tough guy there was. If he was nice to his mother he might still be alive.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

not on Feiffer's list

The Christmas Spirit of 1949 (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
P.S.; Klink; S. Kringle Claus; Dolan; Pixie; McJimmy (no Spirit)
Synopsis:
P.S. brains Santa with a snow ball and induces amnesia, a week before Christmas.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Christmas
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Spirit
  2. 1. After the Spirit
  3. 2. Ye Olde Spirit of '76
    The Spirit
  4. 3. Lilly Lotus
    The Spirit
  5. 4. Sally of the Islands
    The Spirit
  6. 5. The Masked Man
    The Spirit
  7. 6. The Ball Game
    The Spirit
  8. 7. Matua
    The Spirit
  9. 8. The Return
    The Spirit
  10. 9. The Candidate
    The Spirit
  11. 10. White Cloud
    The Spirit
  12. 11. The Story of Rat-Tat the Toy Machine Gun
    The Spirit
  13. 12. Ten Minutes
    The Spirit
  14. 13. Lurid Love
    The Spirit
  15. 14. The Return of Vino Red
    The Spirit
  16. 15. Crime
    The Spirit
  17. 16. Death of Autumn Mews
    The Spirit
  18. 17. The Curse
    The Spirit
  19. 18. Fox at Bay
    The Spirit
  20. 19. Elect Miss Rhinemaiden of 1950!
    The Spirit
  21. 20. The Inner Voice
    The Spirit
  22. 21. Surgery
    The Spirit
  23. 22. The Thanksgiving Spirit of 1949
    The Spirit
  24. 23. The Embezzler
    The Spirit
  25. 24. Winter Haven
    The Spirit
  26. 25. Flaxen Weaver
    The Spirit
  27. 26. Lonesome Cool
    The Spirit
  28. 27. The Christmas Spirit of 1949
    The Spirit
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  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Stangas
  • Bob Hughes
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