The Spirit

The Spirit

The Spirit evaluation:

  • The Spirit [I], 22 issues, Quality Comics, 1944–50
  • The Spirit [II], 2 issues, Boardman Books (UK), 1948-1952 (repackaged by Denis McLoughlin)
  • The Spirit [III], 5 issues, Fiction House, 1952–54
  • The Spirit [IV], 2 issues, I. W. Publications, 1963
  • The Spirit [V], 2 issues, Harvey Comics, 1966-67 (each contained new Eisner work)
  • The Spirit [V], 2 issues, Kitchen Sink Press, 1972 (underground)
  • The Spirit [VI], 4 issues, Ken Pierce, 1978 (reprinting Spirit Dailies)
  • The Spirit [VII] Magazine, 41 issues, Warren Publishing / Kitchen Sink #17 on, 1974-83 (black-and-white magazine)
  • The Spirit [VIII], 87 issues, Kitchen Sink Comics, 1983-92 (post-WWII Spirit, complete)
  • The Spirit [IX]: The Origin Years, 10 issues, Kitchen Sink Comics, 1992-93 (reprints from the beginning)
  • The Spirit [X]: New Adventures, 8 issues, Kitchen Sink Comics, 1997–98
  • The Spirit [XI], 32 issues, DC Comics, 2006–2009
  • The Spirit [XII], 7th issue in Oct. 20, 2010, DC Comics, 2010–present

#1 to #16: Warren & starting from #17: Kitchen Sink. [twc,ober,ed]

The Spirit [VII] #1

April 1974. Warren. [twc,stu]

Spirit: “El Spirito”
7 pgs. s/a/r[The Spirit [I], Feb. 1, 1948]-Will Eisner. c-Richard Corben. Color.
New color splash page.

The Spirit [VII] #3

Aug. 1974. Warren. [twc,stu,ed]

“Spirit [VII] #3”
Front Cover Art-Will Eisner. c-Richard Corben. Color.

Spirit: “The Strange Case of Mrs. Paraffin”
7 pgs. s/a/r[The Spirit [I], March 7, 1948]-Will Eisner. c-Bill DuBay (?). Color.
Here was mention “The Strange Case of Mrs. Paraffin” should be colored by Richard Corben, but that is incorrect. The Warren Company (2001) says, Bill DuBay (?).

The Spirit [VII] Special

Summer 1975. Warren. $2.98. 80 pgs. 11″x8-1/2″. Guts: heavy weight. [twc,stu,va46]

Spirit: “El Spirito”
7 pgs. s/a/r[The Spirit [I], Feb. 1, 1948, The Spirit #1 (1974)]-Will Eisner. c-Richard Corben. Color.
New color splash page.

Spirit: “The Strange Case of Mrs. Paraffin”
7 pgs. s/a/r[The Spirit [I], March 7, 1948, The Spirit #3 (1974)]-Will Eisner. c-Bill DuBay (?). Color.
Here was mention “The Strange Case of Mrs. Paraffin” should be colored by Richard Corben, but that is incorrect. The Warren Company (2001) says, Bill DuBay (?).

Spirit: “Bucket ‘O Blood”
7 pgs. s-Will Eisner, a/r[The Spirit [I], June 16, 1946, Eerie #55 (1974)]-John Spranger & Will Eisner, c-Richard Corben. Color.

Spirit: “The Christmas Spirit”
7 pgs. s/a/r[The Spirit [I], Dec. 21, 1947, Eerie #54 (1974)]-Will Eisner, c-Richard . Color.

The Spirit [VII] #30

July 1981. Kitchen Sink. $2. [ober,wcbdb]

“Spirit [VII] #30”
Wraparound Cover Art-Richard Corben (partial jam).
Jam with Leslie Carbaga, Milton Caniff, Will Eisner, Denis Kitchen, Pete Poplaski, John Pound.

“Spirit [VII] Jam” [SYNOPSIS].
2 pgs: pgs 58-59. s/a-Richard Corben. B&W.
Part of jam story.

The Spirit [XII] #7

Oct. 20, 2010. DC. $3.99. 40 pgs. [id]

Spirit: “The Moon” [SYNOPSIS].
8 pgs. s-Jan Strnad. a-Richard Corben. l-Rob Leigh. B&W.

Copyright © 2001 Heart-Attack-Series, Ink!
Created: September 9, 2001. Last updated: July 21, 2019 at 12:08 pm

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