(1944)

Quality Comics, 1944 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
On-sale date:
1944-03-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Vital Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Vital Book
Editing:
George Brenner
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

This issue has a contents page, which lists all the titles of the stories contained therein.
On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date. Registered as "Eisner (Will) Spirit, wanted dead or alive!"


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spirit / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spirit; Ebony
Reprints:

Wanted for Murder (Table of Contents: 1)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman ?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Quality staff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spirit; Ebony; Commissioner Dolan; Ellen Dolan (cameo); Brambro (villain)
Synopsis:
The murder of a Secret Service Operative leads the Spirit into the den of a gang counterfeiting 1804 silver dollars.
Reprints:

Tony Zacco, Public Enemy #1 (Table of Contents: 2)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman ?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Alex Kotzky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spirit; Commissioner Dolan; Tony Zacco (villain)
Synopsis:
Commissioner Dolan sends the Spirit to Europe to track down a wanted felon, Tony Zacco, whom he finds serving honorably in the U.S. military....and he dies in that role....as a hero!
Reprints:

Dressed to Kill (Table of Contents: 3)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Alex Kotzky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spirit; Ebony; Commissioner Dolan; Ellen Dolan; Culley (villain)
Synopsis:
Dolan informs the Spirit that he is creating a new force of policewomen, over whom Ellen has been appointed as the Sergeant in Charge!
Reprints:

A Clock Stops (Table of Contents: 4)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
John Belfi ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spirit; Ebony; Commissioner Dolan
Synopsis:
Dolan, the Spirit and Ebony look into the murder of a watchkeeper, who had a grandfather clock that is involved in a mysterious legend, and nearly results in more deaths.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The DC Millennium Edition reports the story as being illustrated by Jack Cole.

The Eyes Have It (Table of Contents: 5)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman ?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Alex Kotzky ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spirit; Ebony (cameo); Commissioner Dolan; Evil-Eye Manders (villain)
Synopsis:
The Spirit investigates not only the fight game, but the machinations of Evil-Eye Manders, whose stare causes strange things to happen to people....including the Spirit!
Reprints:

Yellow Eyes Janus (Table of Contents: 6)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Lou Fine
Inks:
Robin King ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spirit; Commissioner Dolan; "Yellow-Eyes" Janus (villain)
Synopsis:
Jason Broadway and soldier Joe Dulan....two people so well liked and popular that no one would ever think of killing them...end up dead, and Dolan & the Spirit investigate a lead, a lead that almost leads to their deaths!
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spirit
  2. 1. Wanted for Murder
    Spirit
  3. 2. Tony Zacco, Public Enemy #1
    Spirit
  4. 3. Dressed to Kill
    Spirit
  5. 4. A Clock Stops
    Spirit
  6. 5. The Eyes Have It
    Spirit
  7. 6. Yellow Eyes Janus
    Spirit
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bill Blank & Chris Raney
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Pat Conolly
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin