([October] 2000)

DC, 2000 Series
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Volume
2
Price
49.95 USD; 76.00 CAD
Pages
218
On-sale Date
2000-08-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC Comics
ISBN
1-56389-675-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
761941224718 00211
Editing
Dale Crain; Michael Wright (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

Credits from Cat Yronwode's Spirit Index originally published in The Spirit (Kitchen Sink Press, 1977 series) #22-28.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Digital Chameleon

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]
Reprints

The Grand Master (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dave Gibbons
Pencils
Will Eisner (illustration)
Inks
Will Eisner (illustration)
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Black Bow (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (reconstructed by Digital Chameleon)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; The Black Bow (introduction); Commissioner Eustace Dolan; Finnegan
Synopsis
The Black Bow "protected" a section of Central Europe in the Middle Ages, for pay. Now his descendant wants to do the same for Central City.
Reprints
Keywords
archery

The Silk District Beat (Table of Contents: 3)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (reconstructed by Digital Chameleon)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Commissioner Eustace Dolan; Squire Sampson; Ebony White; Daniel Gorman; Plug Penner
Synopsis
Squire Sampson tries to frame a young cop he can't bribe.
Reprints

Pancho de Bool and Peppi Tamale (Table of Contents: 4)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (reconstructed by Digital Chameleon)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Ellen Dolan; Homer Creep; Ebony White; Commissioner Eustace Dolan; Peppi Tamale; Pancho the Bull
Synopsis
Homer returns from Cuba, married to Peppi Tamale, but her angry brother has followed them and he has a dangerous reputation.
Reprints
Keywords
autoplane

The Conquistadores (Table of Contents: 5)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (reconstructed by Digital Chameleon)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Captain Murdrez; Pedro
Synopsis
The Spirit travels to Mexico to defeat a band of rebel bombers.
Reprints
Keywords
Mexico; Santa Vera

Davy Jones' Locker (Table of Contents: 6)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (reconstructed by Digital Chameleon)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Commissioner Eustace Dolan; Ebony White; David Jones; Harvey P. Chadwick
Synopsis
A sandhog named Davy Jones creates a new way to hijack ships -- under water!
Reprints

The Substitute Spirits (Table of Contents: 7)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (reconstructed by Digital Chameleon)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt; also as Yogi Anda]; Yogi Ahkan; Mr. Gildtree; Mrs. Gildtree; Commissioner Eustace Dolan [the Spirit]; Finnegan [the Spirit]; Sergeant O'Rourke [the Spirit]; Ebony White; Annie O'Rourke
Synopsis
Since the Spirit is believed to be dead from last week's story, Dolan, Finnegan, and Sgt. O'Rourke all masquerade as the Spirit to expose a phony fortuneteller. The real Spirit solves the case in spite of his bumbling impersonators.
Reprints

Radio Station WLXK (Table of Contents: 8)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (reconstructed by Digital Chameleon)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Ebony White; Marion Dale (introduction); Commissioner Eustace Dolan; Dr. Paul Conrad [No. 14]
Synopsis
Fifth columnists try to silence a crusading radio station.
Reprints
Keywords
autoplane; fifth columnists; radio

Invasion from Argos (Table of Contents: 9)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (reconstructed by Digital Chameleon)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Commissioner Eustace Dolan; Sam Smith; Subork
Synopsis
Sam Smith stops an alien invasion because he's the only one who can see them.
Reprints
Keywords
aliens; Argo; autoplane

Dead Duck Dolan (Table of Contents: 10)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (reconstructed by Digital Chameleon)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Dead Duck Dolan (introduction); Commissioner Eustace Dolan; Ellen Dolan; Fink Frazer
Synopsis
Dead Duck Dolan comes to Central City to visit his son. The Civic Virtue Committee is pressuring the Commissioner to look the other way regarding the crime boss Fink Frazer, so Dead Duck and the Spirit track down the gangster themselves.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dead Duck Dolan is said to be Dolan's father. This is contradicted by Section #412 in which Patrick Dolan is his father.

Toy Planes (Table of Contents: 11)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (reconstructed by Digital Chameleon)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Ebony White
Synopsis
XOZ agents use remote-controlled toy planes to sabotage American munitions plants.
Reprints
Keywords
autoplane; saboteurs

Indexer Notes

Spirit uses a gliding suit to fly through the air.

Introducing Silk Satin (Table of Contents: 12)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (reconstructed by Digital Chameleon)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Silk Satin (introduction); Ebony White; Sir Cedric; Anton; Count Gazoff
Synopsis
The Spirit faces the beautiful and notorious jewel thief, Silk Satin.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Compare with Section #498, reprinted in The Spirit (Kitchen Sink Press, 1977 series) #51.

Dipsy Dooble (Table of Contents: 13)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (reconstructed by Digital Chameleon)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Commissioner Eustace Dolan; Ellen Dolan; Dipsy Dooble; Winthrop Boombershlag; Ebony White
Synopsis
Spirit meets Winthrop Boombershlag: poet, musician, "arteest" and boxer. Ellen is his manager, and the invulnerable Dipsy Dooble's out to murder him.
Reprints
Keywords
boxing

Captured by the Underworld (Table of Contents: 14)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (reconstructed by Digital Chameleon)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Ebony White; Commissioner Eustace Dolan; Ellen Dolan; Spike Karlo; Rox Malon; Dixi Mason
Synopsis
Ebony and Dolan try to save the Spirit after he's captured by mobsters.
Reprints

Introducing Scarlett Brown (Table of Contents: 15)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (reconstructed by Digital Chameleon)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Ebony White; Scarlett Brown (introduction); Throckmorton; Mr. Brown
Synopsis
Ebony wins the hand of Scarlett in a game of marbles -- then has to rescue her father from foreign agents.
Reprints

Croaky Andrews' Perfect Crime (Table of Contents: 16)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (reconstructed by Digital Chameleon)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Ebony White; Commissioner Eustace Dolan; Croaky Andrews; Poison Maggie
Synopsis
Even after he escapes, the shadow of the Spirit won't stop hounding Croaky Andrews.
Reprints
Keywords
autoplane

The S. S. Raven (Table of Contents: 17)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Captain Ferguson; Ebony White (unseen)
Synopsis
The Spirit battles a killer boat which is apparently under a curse.
Reprints
Keywords
Autoplane

Ellen Dolan Detective Agency (Table of Contents: 18)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (reconstructed by Digital Chameleon)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Ellen Dolan; Ebony White; Commissioner Eustace Dolan; Professor Ravel
Synopsis
Ellen sets up her own detective agency and gets mixed up with foreign agents trying to steal a new bomb.
Reprints
Keywords
spies

King Kohl, Emperor of the World (Table of Contents: 19)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (reconstructed by Digital Chameleon)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Commissioner Eustace Dolan; Ebony White; King Kohl; Plug Benson; Trig Tomkins; Beans; Casey
Synopsis
King Kohl tries to take over the underworld.
Reprints
Keywords
autoplane

A Dull Week (Table of Contents: 20)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (reconstructed by Digital Chameleon)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Ebony white; Commissioner Eustace Dolan; Ellen Dolan; Ted Robinson
Synopsis
Ebony, the Spirit, and Ellen all think that things are getting boring and so they go out separately in search of adventure.
Reprints

Marta & the Renaissance Primitive (Table of Contents: 21)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (reconstructed by Digital Chameleon)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Ebony White; Commissioner Eustace Dolan; Marta; Van Velt [Basil Biano]
Synopsis
The Spirit becomes embroiled in an elaborate revenge plot involving a fake painting.
Reprints
Keywords
blindness; forgeries

Thomas Hawkins (Table of Contents: 22)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (reconstructed by Digital Chameleon)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Commissioner Eustace Dolan; Tommy Hawkins; Jake the Killer
Synopsis
An ex-con tries to go straight, but Dolan is skeptical.
Reprints

Killer McNobby (Table of Contents: 23)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (reconstructed by Digital Chameleon)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Ebony White; Killer McNobby
Synopsis
The Spirit takes down the notorious Killer McNobby.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Entire story is told in rhyme.

Five Passengers in Search of an Author (Table of Contents: 24)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (reconstructed by Digital Chameleon)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Silk Satin; Gooly Jones
Synopsis
Five passengers board a plane in Central City but they have all disappeared by the time the plane lands in Washington.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Satin is now a British agent.

Dusk and Twilight (Table of Contents: 25)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (reconstructed by Digital Chameleon)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Dusk (introduction); Twilight (introduction); Ebony White; Commissioner Eustace Dolan
Synopsis
Who killed Doctor Bosphor? Was it the lunatic Dusk, or his even nuttier wife?
Reprints

The Tale of the Dictator's Reform (Table of Contents: 26)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (reconstructed by Digital Chameleon)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Adolf Hitler; Bertram Tidewater [Brains] (introduction); Algernon Tidewater [PS]; Ebony White; Commissioner Eustace Dolan
Synopsis
Hitler comes to America for a visit and argues philosophy with the Spirit.
Reprints
Keywords
Nazism; patriotism

Indexer Notes

One of the most famous Spirit stories, mentioned in Jules Feiffer's book The Great Comic Book Heroes.

The Balkan Ball (Table of Contents: 27)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert (reconstructed by Digital Chameleon)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Ebony White; Ellen Dolan; Commissioner Eustace Dolan; Prince Orgaly [Dick the Duke]; Scarlett Brown; Pierpont (introduction)
Synopsis
Prince Orgaly is auctioning off his crown jewels for war relief -- and making time with Ellen.
Reprints
Keywords
autoplane
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Spirit
  2. 1. The Grand Master
  3. 2. The Black Bow
    The Spirit
  4. 3. The Silk District Beat
    The Spirit
  5. 4. Pancho de Bool and Peppi Tamale
    The Spirit
  6. 5. The Conquistadores
    The Spirit
  7. 6. Davy Jones' Locker
    The Spirit
  8. 7. The Substitute Spirits
    The Spirit
  9. 8. Radio Station WLXK
    The Spirit
  10. 9. Invasion from Argos
    The Spirit
  11. 10. Dead Duck Dolan
    The Spirit
  12. 11. Toy Planes
    The Spirit
  13. 12. Introducing Silk Satin
    The Spirit
  14. 13. Dipsy Dooble
    The Spirit
  15. 14. Captured by the Underworld
    The Spirit
  16. 15. Introducing Scarlett Brown
    The Spirit
  17. 16. Croaky Andrews' Perfect Crime
    The Spirit
  18. 17. The S. S. Raven
    The Spirit
  19. 18. Ellen Dolan Detective Agency
    The Spirit
  20. 19. King Kohl, Emperor of the World
    The Spirit
  21. 20. A Dull Week
    The Spirit
  22. 21. Marta & the Renaissance Primitive
    The Spirit
  23. 22. Thomas Hawkins
    The Spirit
  24. 23. Killer McNobby
    The Spirit
  25. 24. Five Passengers in Search of an Author
    The Spirit
  26. 25. Dusk and Twilight
    The Spirit
  27. 26. The Tale of the Dictator's Reform
    The Spirit
  28. 27. The Balkan Ball
    The Spirit
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