(September 1981)

Kitchen Sink Press, 1981 Series
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Volume
1
Price
11.95 USD
Pages
104
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Kitchen Sink Press
Brand
Kitchen Sink Press
ISBN
0-87816-002-7 Search at WorldCat
Editing
cat yronwode ? (editor)

Issue Notes

Post-War Spirit stories reprinted with new anonymous "marker style" colors

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Will Eisner (credited) (signed as Will Eisner)
Inks
Will Eisner (credited) (signed as Will Eisner)
Colors
Will Eisner (credited) (signed as Will Eisner)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Spirit
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 8 pages (report information)


Indexer Notes

blank pages at front and rear of book

[Title Page] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Contents (Table of Contents: 3)

table of contents / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

[Introduction] (Table of Contents: 4)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
cat yronwode (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Background context for some of the reprinted stories

Perfect Crime!! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Will Eisner (credited)
Pencils
Jack Spranger ? (sourced)
Inks
Will Eisner (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Martin deMuth (sourced)

Genre
adventure; humor; crime; superhero
Characters
Commissioner Dolan; The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Baxter; Maggie (desth)
Synopsis
After making a huge haul, thief Baxter and his moll Maggie hide out on a Pacific isle. Baxter becomes paranoid when he thinks Spirit has landed on the island to look for him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title written as "The Perfect Crime" on Contents page

Hangly Hollyer Mansion (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Will Eisner (credited)
Pencils
Will Eisner (credited)
Inks
Will Eisner (credited); Jerry Grandenetti (sourced)
Colors
?
Letters
Abe Kanegson (sourced)

Genre
humor; horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Pierpont; The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Ebony White; Hangly Hollyer; Hubert Hollyer; Sarah
Synopsis
Ebony and Pierpont listen to old Miss Sarah’s story of how she wasted her life chasing after one of the Hollyer brothers.
Reprints

The Spirit's Favorite Fairy Tales for Juvenile Delinquents: Hänzel und Gretel (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Will Eisner (credited)
Pencils
Will Eisner (credited)
Inks
Will Eisner (credited); Jerry Grandenetti (sourced)
Colors
?
Letters
Abe Kanegson (sourced)

Genre
adventure; humor; crime; superhero
Characters
Commissioner Dolan; The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Ebony White; Fosgnov Slash; Minnie the Mink; Hänzel; Gretel; Wendy the Witch
Synopsis
Minnie the Mink, overbearing wife of weak-willed hijacker Fosgnove Slash, persuades him to abandon her street-wise stepchildren, Hänzel and Gretel, while they lam it out of town.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title listed on contents page as Hanzel und Gretel

The Spirit's Favorite Fairy Tales for Juvenile Delinquents: "Cinderella" (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Will Eisner (credited)
Pencils
Will Eisner (credited)
Inks
Will Eisner (credited); Jerry Grandenetti (sourced)
Colors
?
Letters
Abe Kanegson (sourced)

Genre
adventure; humor; crime; superhero
Characters
Commissioner Dolan; Ellen Dolan; The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Cinderella; Mr. Snaky; Mrs. Snaky; Combination Moe; Ma Harridan; Prudence; Desire
Synopsis
The only way Cinderella can go the Policemen’s Ball is to help Mr. and Mrs. Snaky pull off a burglary at the bank next door.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title listed in contents as Cinderella

Life Below (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Will Eisner (credited)
Pencils
Will Eisner (credited)
Inks
Will Eisner (credited); Jerry Grandenetti (sourced)
Colors
?
Letters
Abe Kanegson (sourced)

Genre
adventure; humor; crime; superhero
Characters
Klink; The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Worm
Reprints

Mr McDool (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Will Eisner (credited)
Pencils
Will Eisner (credited)
Inks
Will Eisner (credited); Jerry Grandenetti (sourced)
Colors
?
Letters
Abe Kanegson (sourced)

Genre
adventure; humor; crime; superhero
Characters
Commissioner Dolan; Lord Elby; Hildie; McDool; Silk Satin; The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Soho Sander
Synopsis
Silk Satin, wanting a better life for daughter Hildie, agrees to retrieve damaging papers for Lord Elba providing he marries her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title listed on contents page as Mr. McDool

The Emerald of Rajahpur (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Will Eisner (credited); André LeBlanc (sourced)
Pencils
Will Eisner (credited)
Inks
Will Eisner (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Abe Kanegson (sourced)

Genre
adventure; humor; crime; superhero
Characters
Lord Elby; Hildie; McDool; Silk Satin; The Spirit [Denny Colt]
Synopsis
The Spirit is hired by the owners of the stolen Emerald of Rajahpur to find it and flies off to India, where he runs into Silk Satin, hired by Croyds of Glascow to find it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title listed in contents as The Emerald of Rajapur

The O'Dolan (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Will Eisner (credited)
Pencils
Will Eisner (credited)
Inks
Will Eisner (credited); Jerry Grandenetti (sourced)
Colors
?
Letters
Abe Kanegson (sourced)

Genre
adventure; humor; crime; superhero
Characters
Commissioner Dolan; Ellen Dolan; The Spirit [Denny Colt]; The O’Dolan; Tim O’Leary; Muscles Shoals
Synopsis
A brief history of the Dolan family is included. Ellen continues to explore the house left to her by her uncle.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title taken from table of contents.

The Guilty Gun (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Will Eisner (credited)
Pencils
Will Eisner (credited)
Inks
Will Eisner (credited); André LeBlanc (sourced)
Colors
?
Letters
Abe Kanegson (sourced)

Genre
adventure; humor; detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
Commissioner Dolan; The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Mrs. Ferguson (also flashback); Abel Ferguson (flashback); John Dailey (flashback)
Synopsis
The Spirit has to solve a classic locked room murder case. Only problem is, it looks like the murderer died 40 years ago.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story's title does not appear on story's splash page, but is so named on contents page.

Ten Minutes (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Will Eisner (credited); Jules Feiffer (sourced)
Pencils
Will Eisner (credited)
Inks
Will Eisner (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Abe Kanegson (sourced)

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Freddy
Reprints

Black Gold (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Will Eisner (credited)
Pencils
Will Eisner (credited)
Inks
Will Eisner (credited); Jerry Grandenetti (sourced)
Colors
?
Letters
Abe Kanegson (sourced)

Genre
adventure; humor; superhero
Characters
P'Gell; The Spirit [Denny Colt]
Reprints

Sammy and Delilah (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Will Eisner (credited)
Pencils
Will Eisner (credited)
Inks
Will Eisner (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Abe Kanegson (sourced)

Genre
adventure; humor; superhero
Characters
Sammy
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Spirit does not appear in this story

The Spirit File (Table of Contents: 17)

The Spirit / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Will Eisner (uncredited)
Inks
Will Eisner ? (uncredited)
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]

The Origin of the Spirit [Version 3] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Will Eisner (credited)
Pencils
Will Eisner (credited)
Inks
Will Eisner (credited); Chuck Kramer (sourced)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Rosen (sourced)

Genre
adventure; humor; crime; superhero
Characters
Dr. Cobra (death) (antagonist); The Spirit [Denny Colt] (origin); Granch (Villain, Death)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title taken from table of contents.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Spirit
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [Title Page]
  4. 3. Contents
  5. 4. [Introduction]
  6. 5. Perfect Crime!!
    The Spirit
  7. 6. Hangly Hollyer Mansion
    The Spirit
  8. 7. The Spirit's Favorite Fairy Tales for Juvenile Delinquents: Hänzel und Gretel
    The Spirit
  9. 8. The Spirit's Favorite Fairy Tales for Juvenile Delinquents: "Cinderella"
    The Spirit
  10. 9. Life Below
    The Spirit
  11. 10. Mr McDool
    The Spirit
  12. 11. The Emerald of Rajahpur
    The Spirit
  13. 12. The O'Dolan
    The Spirit
  14. 13. The Guilty Gun
    The Spirit
  15. 14. Ten Minutes
    The Spirit
  16. 15. Black Gold
    The Spirit
  17. 16. Sammy and Delilah
    The Spirit
  18. 17. The Spirit File
    The Spirit
  19. 18. The Origin of the Spirit [Version 3]
    The Spirit
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