([July] 2000)

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Volume
1
Price
49.95 USD; 76.00 CAD
Pages
248
On-sale Date
2000-05-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC Comics
ISBN
1-56389-673-7 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
761941224718 00111
Editing
Dale Crain

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spirit / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Spirit [Denny Colt]; Ebony White
Reprints

The Spirit: How It Came to Be (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A small reproduction of the splash page of The Spirit from August 3, 1952 is shown, mislabeled "8/3/57." A panel depicting Denny Colt from the Spirit's first appearance, June 2, 1940 (taken from page 5 of that story) is mislabeled "6/9/40."

The Pioneering Spirit (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Moore's article is dated 1986.

The Consummate Comic Book (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 7 pages (report information)

Script
R. C. Harvey
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

[The Origin of the Spirit] (Table of Contents: 4)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Zoltan Szenics ?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Spirit [Denny Colt] (introduction); Commissioner Dolan (introduction); Dr Cobra (introduction); Ebony White (introduction); Sgt O'Rourke (introduction)
Synopsis
While chasing Dr. Cobra Denny Colt falls into a vat of chemicals and is presumed dead.
Reprints

The Return of Dr Cobra (Table of Contents: 5)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Zoltan Szenics ?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ebony White; Commissioner Dolan; Dr Cobra; Ellen Dolan (introduction); Homer Creep (introduction, Ellen's fiance)
Reprints

[The Black Queen] (Table of Contents: 6)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Zoltan Szenics ?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ebony White; Black Queen (introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Ebony becomes the Spirit's "official" cab driver

Voodoo in Manhattan (Table of Contents: 7)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ebony White
Synopsis
The Spirit comes to the aid of the Secret Society for the Aid of Negro Orphans
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Ebony feature

[Johnny Marston] (Table of Contents: 8)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
Commissioner Dolan
Reprints

The Black Queen's Army (Table of Contents: 9)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
Black Queen; Ebony White; Commissioner Dolan
Reprints
Keywords
Autoplane

[Mr. Midnight] (Table of Contents: 10)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
Mr Midnight (introduction); Commissioner Dolan
Reprints

[Eldas Thayer] (Table of Contents: 11)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
Commissioner Dolan; Mayor Aldrich
Synopsis
The Spirit is wrongly accused of murder and becomes an outlaw.
Reprints

[Palyachi the Killer Clown] (Table of Contents: 12)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
Palyachi; Marka; Commissioner Dolan
Reprints

The Death Dolls (Table of Contents: 13)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
Yagor; Commissioner Dolan
Synopsis
The Spirit battles a monster robot.
Reprints
Keywords
robot

The Kidnapping of Daisy Kay (Table of Contents: 14)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
Homer Creep; Ellen Dolan
Synopsis
Homer gets the Spirit to kidnap Ellen so he can rescue her.
Reprints
Keywords
Autoplane

[The Morger Boys] (Table of Contents: 15)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
Commissioner Dolan
Reprints
Keywords
Autoplane

[The Orphans] (Table of Contents: 16)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ebony White; Commissioner Dolan
Reprints
Keywords
Autoplane

Orang the Ape-Man (Table of Contents: 17)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
Orang (introduction)
Reprints
Keywords
Autoplane

The Return of Orang, the Ape that Is Human (Table of Contents: 18)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
Orang; Ellen Dolan; Commissioner Dolan; Ebony White
Reprints

[Ebony's X-Ray Eyes] (Table of Contents: 19)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ebony White
Synopsis
Ebony accidentally gives himself X-Ray vision.
Reprints
Keywords
x-ray

[Gang Warfare] (Table of Contents: 20)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Combination; Mr. Gaunt; Commissioner Dolan
Reprints
Keywords
Autoplane

[Oriental Agents] (Table of Contents: 21)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ellen Dolan; Homer Creep; Commissioner Dolan; Poppy (introduction); Finnegan (introduction)
Synopsis
Ellen breaks her engagement, Detective Finnegan introduced, he never speaks, just sits in Dolan's office and reads Detective magazines.
Reprints

The Mastermind Strikes (Table of Contents: 22)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
Finnegan; Commissioner Dolan
Reprints
Keywords
autoplane

The Spirit! Who Is He? (Table of Contents: 23)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
Finnegan; Dolan's assistant (1st "speaking" role); Commissioner Dolan; Ellen Dolan; Ebony White; Mayor Aldrich
Synopsis
The Spirit is cleared of murder charges.
Reprints

[Ogre Goran] (Table of Contents: 24)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ebony White; Commissioner Dolan
Reprints

Conscription Bill Signed (Table of Contents: 25)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ebony White; Commissioner Dolan; Finnegan
Synopsis
The Spirit enlists in the Army.
Reprints
Keywords
Autoplane

The Manly Art of Self Defense (Table of Contents: 26)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ellen Dolan; Ebony White; Commissioner Dolan; Finnegan
Synopsis
Ellen decides to capture Bull Bronsen so she can get the Spirit's attention.
Reprints

The Kiss of Death (Table of Contents: 27)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Black Queen; Commissioner Dolan
Reprints

[Dr. Prince Von Kalm] (Table of Contents: 28)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ebony White
Reprints

[The Kidnapping of Ebony] (Table of Contents: 29)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ebony White; Commissioner Dolan; Mayor Aldrich; Squire Sampson
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A copyright tagline for Will Eisner from 1969 appears at the top of the splash page, as added for an earlier reprinting of this story.

The Prom (aka Girl's Dorm) (Table of Contents: 30)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ellen Dolan; Ebony White; Commissioner Dolan
Reprints
Keywords
Autoplane; spanking

Indexer Notes

Only story featuring Ellen as a college student. Spirit spanking Ellen splash.

[The Haunted House] (Table of Contents: 31)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ebony White
Reprints
Keywords
Autoplane

Indexer Notes

A copyright tagline for Will Eisner from 1969 appears at the top of the splash page, as added for an earlier reprinting of this story.

Slim Pickens (Table of Contents: 32)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Reprints
Keywords
Autoplane

Indexer Notes

In the text added to the top of the splash page, this volume presents the story's title as "Slim Pickins" in error. The book's Contents page has the correct title.

The Christmas Spirit of 1940: Black Henrey and Simple Simon (Table of Contents: 33)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ebony White; Ellen Dolan; Commissioner Dolan
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Indexer Notes

First of famous series of Christmas stories.

The Leader (Table of Contents: 34)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner; Bob Powell
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Powell
Colors
Joe Kubert (original); Digital Chameleon (reconstruction)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ebony White; Ellen Dolan; Commissioner Dolan
Synopsis
Spirit battles Nazis in Mexico.
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spirit
  2. 1. The Spirit: How It Came to Be
  3. 2. The Pioneering Spirit
  4. 3. The Consummate Comic Book
  5. 4. [The Origin of the Spirit]
    Spirit
  6. 5. The Return of Dr Cobra
    Spirit
  7. 6. [The Black Queen]
    Spirit
  8. 7. Voodoo in Manhattan
    Spirit
  9. 8. [Johnny Marston]
    Spirit
  10. 9. The Black Queen's Army
    Spirit
  11. 10. [Mr. Midnight]
    Spirit
  12. 11. [Eldas Thayer]
    Spirit
  13. 12. [Palyachi the Killer Clown]
    Spirit
  14. 13. The Death Dolls
    Spirit
  15. 14. The Kidnapping of Daisy Kay
    Spirit
  16. 15. [The Morger Boys]
    Spirit
  17. 16. [The Orphans]
    Spirit
  18. 17. Orang the Ape-Man
    Spirit
  19. 18. The Return of Orang, the Ape that Is Human
    Spirit
  20. 19. [Ebony's X-Ray Eyes]
    Spirit
  21. 20. [Gang Warfare]
    Spirit
  22. 21. [Oriental Agents]
    Spirit
  23. 22. The Mastermind Strikes
    Spirit
  24. 23. The Spirit! Who Is He?
    Spirit
  25. 24. [Ogre Goran]
    Spirit
  26. 25. Conscription Bill Signed
    Spirit
  27. 26. The Manly Art of Self Defense
    Spirit
  28. 27. The Kiss of Death
    Spirit
  29. 28. [Dr. Prince Von Kalm]
    Spirit
  30. 29. [The Kidnapping of Ebony]
    Spirit
  31. 30. The Prom (aka Girl's Dorm)
    Spirit
  32. 31. [The Haunted House]
    Spirit
  33. 32. Slim Pickens
    Spirit
  34. 33. The Christmas Spirit of 1940: Black Henrey and Simple Simon
    Spirit
  35. 34. The Leader
    Spirit
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