([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
Editing
Related Scans
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
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Stangas
  • Bob Hughes
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