Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Amy Beitermann; Nate Kane; Madame Xanadu; Jacqueline Connelly; Mike Landau; Bill Martindale; Judith Connelly
Corrigan solves the murder of Jacqueline Connelly, but fails to put her spirit to rest. Nate Kane is assigned to two murders: a body in a cement-filled barrel and Sally Hendrickson, a victim of the Reaver. In trying to contact Jim Corrigan, Amy meets Madame Xanadu.
Spectre [Jim Corrigan] (origin); Amy Beitermann; Ted James (Flashback); Jim Corrigan (Flashback); Clarice Winston (Flashback); Gat Benson (Flashback; death); Waylon Grant (Corrigan's partner, Flashback)
As the Spectre's origin continues, Corrigan returns to earth as the Spectre, kills Gat Benson, and prevents a mortally wounded Clarice from ascending to heaven. In the present, the Spectre learns that Amy received AIDS from her ex-husband, Ted James, and passed it on to others before she found out herself.