([June] 2008)

DC, 2000 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
59.99 usd
Pages:
280
On-sale date:
2008-06-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC Comics
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Scott Nybakken
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spirit / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
Jamison

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit
Reprints:

Forward (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Letters:
typeset

The Spirit of Wally Wood (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
J. David Spurlock
Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Spirit

Fabian Skimp (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Manny Stallman
Inks:
Manny Stallman
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Fabian Skimp; Louise Fipp; Roach; Spirit; Ben Clarion
Synopsis:
Fabian Skimp can't stand inefficiency, or any deviation from the system.
Reprints:

Design for Doomsday (Table of Contents)

Spirt / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Don Perlin ?
Inks:
Don Perlin ?
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Dolan; Will Eisner; Jules Feiffer; Ellen Dolan
Synopsis:
Feiffer tries to sell a plot about the end of the world to Eisner.
Reprints:

A Witness to Murder (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Al Wenzel
Inks:
Al Wenzel
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Dolan; Dora; Frank
Synopsis:
A tv store decides to film a family's first look at tv in their own home.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Spirit appears only on first and last page.

The First Man on Mars (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Jim Dixon
Inks:
Jim Dixon
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Isotope; Dolan; Spirit; Ellen Dolan
Synopsis:
TV star Captain Isotope is so popular he thinks he really can fly to Mars, and the Spirit is inclined to let him try, because he's making time with Ellen.
Reprints:

A Man Named Nero (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Klaus Nordling ?
Pencils:
Al Wenzel
Inks:
Al Wenzel
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Mr. Nero; Sand Saref
Synopsis:
Mr. Nero builds a replica of the Colisseum and tries to feed the Spirit to the lions.
Reprints:

The Snow Fort Massacre (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer ?
Pencils:
Al Wenzel
Inks:
Al Wenzel
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dolan; Ronald; Spirit; Itchy West; Silky Purse; Eggy Poach
Synopsis:
A boy finds a dead body inside his snow fort.
Reprints:

Leap Year (Table of Contents)

Spiit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Al Wenzel
Inks:
Al Wenzel
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dolan; Spirit; Tiny Buttrix; Dapper; Foxy
Synopsis:
Tiny Buttrix decides she's in love with Dolan. Dapper and Foxy don't like him so much however.
Reprints:

It Kills by Dark (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jules Feiffer [as Will Eisner]
Pencils:
Jim Dixon [as Will Eisner]
Inks:
Jim Dixon [as Will Eisner]
Colors:
Allen Jamison [as Jamison]
Letters:
Sam Schwartz ?

Genre:
crime; superhero
Characters:
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Commissioner Eustace Dolan; Sam Toodem (mine foreman); Sam's younger brother (death); Hauler
Synopsis:
The Spirit goes in to help save trapped miners only to discover that the collapse was caused to cover up a murder.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title, "You Will Spend 15 Minutes in Darkness...". The original cover has been incorporated as a part of the story page count.

The Miami Beach Rumble (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Al Wenzel
Inks:
Al Wenzel
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Dolan; Gastro; Quartz
Synopsis:
The Spirit goes to Miami to escort a gangster who wants to give himself up back to Central City.
Reprints:

The Big Job (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Jim Dixon
Inks:
Jim Dixon
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Archie; Spirit; Dolan
Synopsis:
Archie taunts another gangster into trying to kill the Spirit.
Reprints:

Patrolman Dolan (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Klaus Nordling ?
Pencils:
Jim Dixon ?
Inks:
Jim Dixon ?
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dolan; Spirit; John J. Beagle; Mr. Stain, Hinky
Synopsis:
Mr. Stain and the Good Times Party replace Dolan as police commisioner and put the Spirit in jail.
Reprints:

Staple Springs (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Jim Dixon ?
Inks:
Jim Dixon ?
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit (as Eisenhower S. Daft); Dolan; Butcher Polk; P'Gell; Judge Slater
Synopsis:
Spirit goes undercover at a resort for criminals, looking for a judge who has disappeared.
Reprints:

The Rainmaker (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Klaus Nordling ?
Pencils:
Al Wenzel
Inks:
Al Wenzel
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Hubert Heever; Myrtle Heever; Rudolph the Rainmaker; Spirit
Synopsis:
Hubert Heever suffers from hard luck. He goes into the bottled water business 50 years too early. But his luck is bound to change. In fact, it gets worse.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Spirit on last page only.

The Million Dollar Robbery (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Klaus Nordling ?
Pencils:
Al Wenzel
Inks:
Al Wenzel
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sam; Willum Waif; Spirit
Synopsis:
Passengers on a ferry daydream about what they'd do if they'd pulled the Million Dollar Bank robbery. Willum knows though, because the guy who's kidnapped him, is the bank robber.
Reprints:

Mayor Dolan (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Jim Dixon
Inks:
Jim Dixon
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Ellen Dolan; Mike Poltax; Dolan
Synopsis:
Flashback story showing how Ellen ended up mayor of Central City
Reprints:

The Great Galactic Mystery (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Klaus Nordling ?
Pencils:
Al Wenzel
Inks:
Al Wenzel
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Dolan; Humbolt Weepy; Klink
Synopsis:
Humbolt Weepy vows to send a man to the Moon using only the power of his mind.
Reprints:

A Different Face (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Jim Dixon
Inks:
Jim Dixon
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ellen Dolan; Spirit; Dolan; Klink; William Birch
Synopsis:
The Spirit wakes up one morning with a different face. And no one believes him.
Reprints:

L'Espirit (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Al Wenzel
Inks:
Al Wenzel
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Casey; P'Gell; Franz; Carl; the Skipper
Synopsis:
Three men book passage on a freighter and vie for the attentions of the only female passenger.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Written in French with English subtitles. The English and French have nothing to do with each other. Continued next week.

The Incident of the Sitting Duck (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Al Wenzel
Inks:
Al Wenzel
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; P'Gell; Carl; Franz
Synopsis:
The Spirit and two spies vy for the attentions of P'Gell while traveling aboard a freighter.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

continued from previous week

Assassins Incorporated, Part One (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Jim Dixon
Inks:
Jim Dixon
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Krug; Assassins, Inc.
Synopsis:
The Spirit is in Madrid looking for a terrorist who wants to turn himself in, during the Running of the Bulls.
Reprints:

Assassins Incorporated Part Two (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Klaus Nordling ?
Pencils:
Al Wenzel
Inks:
Al Wenzel
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Assassins, Inc.; Cyrus Plunder
Synopsis:
Cyrus Plunder hired Assassins, Inc. to kill the leader of a MidEast country. Now the Spirit must stop him from succeeding.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

continued from previous week

Sammy Falls in Love (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Jim Dixon
Inks:
Jim Dixon
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sammy; Spirit; Gertrude Plastik; Dolan; The Heist Brothers
Synopsis:
Sammy falls in love with a 17 year-old sculptress whose ambition is to commit the perfect murder.
Reprints:

What Are You Really Like? (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Al Wenzel
Inks:
Al Wenzel
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Dolan; Ellen Dolan; Psam Psych; Mangler
Synopsis:
Parody of magazine personlity quizzes. Psam Psych's personality test says the Spirit may become a murderer at any moment. And Mangler is "sweet, kind and full of virtues."
Reprints:

Five Hundred Papers (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Jim Dixon
Inks:
Don Perlin ?
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Quill; George; Dolan
Synopsis:
Quill, the creator of Captain Adventure, hires a background man. The beginning of a slippery slope to murder.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dixon's initials on splash page. "J D" or is that Jim and Don? Spirit and Dolan only appear on the splash page (and as shadows in the last panel.)

The Golden Lily (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Klaus Nordling ?
Pencils:
Klaus Nordling (layouts); Al Wenzel
Inks:
Al Wenzel
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sand Saref; Spirit; Hans Vanguilter; Pepe; Swyndle; Mr. Fat
Synopsis:
Hans Vanguilter can turn lilies into gold. And Sand Saref has the lily.
Reprints:

Rube Potter (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer ?
Pencils:
Al Wenzel (pages 1-6); Wally Wood (page 7)
Inks:
Al Wenzel (pages 1-6); Wally Wood (page 7)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Rube Potter; Mr. Sack; Pinky Quinto; Willum Waif; Spirit
Synopsis:
Rube led the league in stolen bases for 12 years, but now he's washed up and due to be traded.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

one panel Spirit cameo, 1st Moon Report

The Ballad of Greenly Sleeve (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Al Wenzel
Inks:
Al Wenzel
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Carrion; Sammy; Dolan; Greenly Sleeve
Synopsis:
Narrator sings the story, with a hey, down derry down. Apparently Carrion is in love with Greenly Sleeve, but she thinks he's a coward.
Reprints:

Matt Slugg (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Klaus Nordling (layouts); Al Wenzel; Wally Wood (page 7)
Inks:
Al Wenzel; Wally Wood (page 7)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Harry Shill; Dolan; Spirit; Matt Slugg
Synopsis:
Harry Shill is looking for a boxer that will fit his system. He finally finds him in a burglar. Only trouble is, Slugg likes being a burglar.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Moon Report #2 on page 7

Marry The Spirit (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Al Wenzel; Wally Wood (page 7)
Inks:
Al Wenzel; Wally Wood (page 7)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Will Eisner; P'Gell; Sand Saref; Finchly Squander; Ellen
Synopsis:
Eisner is ordered by the Syndicate to marry the Spirit because all the best comic strips are doing it.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

3rd Moon Report on page 7

Outer Space (Table of Contents)

Outer Space / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer (signed)
Pencils:
Wally Wood (signed)
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Spirit; Dolan; Hartley Skol; Ellen; Dutch; Spider
Synopsis:
The Interplanetary Flight Commision asks the Spirit to lead a crew of convicts on a mission to the Moon.
Reprints:

Mission...the Moon (Table of Contents)

Outer Space / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Sam Schwartz

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Spirit; Spider; Dutch; Ringo; Skobey; Kress (dies); Captain Delf; Professor Hartley
Synopsis:
The Spirit and his crew of convicts land on the Moon and try to adjust to its gravity and each other.
Reprints:

A DP on the Moon (Table of Contents)

Outer Space / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?

Characters:
Spirit; Francisco Rivera; Colonel Gomez
Synopsis:
The Spirit and his crew find a book on the Moon, reporting the trip of a South American dictator to the Moon, 10 years earlier.
Reprints:

Heat (Table of Contents)

Outer Space / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Al Wenzel ?
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Ben Oda ?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Spirit; Spider Webbin (dies); Dolan; Ellen; Fly Musca
Synopsis:
Story alternates between Moon and Central City as Spider Webbin's life story unfolds as he plunges to his death on the Moon.
Reprints:

Rescue (Table of Contents)

Outer Space / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Wally Wood (pages 1,2,4); Will Eisner (page 3)
Inks:
Wally Wood (pages 1,2,4); Al Wenzel ? (page 3)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Ben Oda ?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Spirit; Professor Skol; Ebony; P.S.; Brains; Scarlett
Synopsis:
Professor Skol goes blind from the bright sunlight.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

story length cut to 4 pages

The Last Man (on Planet Moon) (Table of Contents)

Outer Space / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Archie Blyke; Dutch; Spirit
Synopsis:
Dutch decides he doesn't want to go back to Earth. Meanwhile Archie Blyke is waiting for him.
Reprints:

The Man in the Moon (Table of Contents)

Outer Space / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dutch Birch
Synopsis:
Dutch Birch decides to stay behind on the Moon. He sits and waits for fame and fortune.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

no Spirit.

The Osiris Jewel (Table of Contents)

Denny Colt Alias the Spirit / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Al Wenzel
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Ben Oda ?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dolan; Sammy; Ebony; Herman Fleeble; Prexy Filch; Spirit
Synopsis:
Prexy Filch tries to use Sammy in his plot to switch a fake Osiris jewel for the real one.
Reprints:

Return from the Moon (Table of Contents)

Space Report / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Spirit; Professor Skol; Buggsy
Synopsis:
Buggsy decides that everything is a figment of his imagination.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

printed out of sequence to preserve continuity

The Spirit Back on Earth (Table of Contents)

Denny Colt Alias the Spirit / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Al Wenzel
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dolan; Ellen Dolan; Ebony; Spirit
Synopsis:
While the Spirit's expedition is returning to Earth they pass a UFO heading in the same direction.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

printed out of sequence to put the stories in continuity order

Denny Colt, UFO Investigator (Table of Contents)

Outer Space / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Al Wenzel
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Spirit; Ellen Dolan; Dolan; Gofer
Synopsis:
Now back on Earth, the Spirit investigates reports of a UFO landing in North Dakota.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

last published story. But it's continued.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spirit
  2. 1. Forward
  3. 2. The Spirit of Wally Wood
  4. 3. Fabian Skimp
    Spirit
  5. 4. Design for Doomsday
    Spirt
  6. 5. A Witness to Murder
    Spirit
  7. 6. The First Man on Mars
    Spirit
  8. 7. A Man Named Nero
    Spirit
  9. 8. The Snow Fort Massacre
    Spirit
  10. 9. Leap Year
    Spiit
  11. 10. It Kills by Dark
    The Spirit
  12. 11. The Miami Beach Rumble
    Spirit
  13. 12. The Big Job
    Spirit
  14. 13. Patrolman Dolan
    Spirit
  15. 14. Staple Springs
    Spirit
  16. 15. The Rainmaker
    Spirit
  17. 16. The Million Dollar Robbery
    Spirit
  18. 17. Mayor Dolan
    Spirit
  19. 18. The Great Galactic Mystery
    Spirit
  20. 19. A Different Face
    Spirit
  21. 20. L'Espirit
    Spirit
  22. 21. The Incident of the Sitting Duck
    Spirit
  23. 22. Assassins Incorporated, Part One
    Spirit
  24. 23. Assassins Incorporated Part Two
    Spirit
  25. 24. Sammy Falls in Love
    Spirit
  26. 25. What Are You Really Like?
    Spirit
  27. 26. Five Hundred Papers
    Spirit
  28. 27. The Golden Lily
    Spirit
  29. 28. Rube Potter
    Spirit
  30. 29. The Ballad of Greenly Sleeve
    Spirit
  31. 30. Matt Slugg
    Spirit
  32. 31. Marry The Spirit
    Spirit
  33. 32. Outer Space
    Outer Space
  34. 33. Mission...the Moon
    Outer Space
  35. 34. A DP on the Moon
    Outer Space
  36. 35. Heat
    Outer Space
  37. 36. Rescue
    Outer Space
  38. 37. The Last Man (on Planet Moon)
    Outer Space
  39. 38. The Man in the Moon
    Outer Space
  40. 39. The Osiris Jewel
    Denny Colt Alias the Spirit
  41. 40. Return from the Moon
    Space Report
  42. 41. The Spirit Back on Earth
    Denny Colt Alias the Spirit
  43. 42. Denny Colt, UFO Investigator
    Outer Space
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Jim Stangas
  • Merlin Haas
  • Bob Hughes
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