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Will Eisner's The Spirit archives. Vol. 1, June 2 to December 29, 1941

Author: Will Eisner
Publisher: New York : DC Comics, ©2000.
Series: The Spirit archives, 1
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English
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In 1940, master comics artist Will Eisner stepped away from producing monthly comic books to create something new: a weekly newspaper comics supplement staring a character called the Spirit. A former police detective, the Spirit embarked on a trailblazing journey of adventure that continued into the early 1950s, bringing him into conflict with countless criminals, and scientists, and unforgettable femmes fatales, as  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Will Eisner
ISBN: 9781563896736 : 1563896737
OCLC Number: 65648281
Notes: Originally published as individual weekly comic sections.
Description: 237 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents: Origin of the spirit --
Return of Dr. Cobra --
Black queen --
Voodoo in Manhattan --
Johnny Marston --
Black queen's army --
Mr. Midnight --
Eldas Thayer --
Palyachi, the killer clown --
Death dolls --
Kidnapping of Daisy Kay --
Morger boys --
orphans --
Orang; ape man --
Return of orang, ape that is human! --Ebony's x-ray eyes --
Gang warfare --
Oriental agents --
Mastermind strikes! --
Spirit! Who is he? --
Ogre Goran --
Conscription bill signed --
Manly art of self defense --
Kiss of death --
Dr. Prince Von Kalm --
Kidnapping of ebony --
Prom --
Haunted house --
Slim pickens --
Christmas spirit of 1940: Black Henrey and Simple Simon --
Leader.
Series Title: The Spirit archives, 1
Other Titles: Spirit.
Spirit archives.
Responsibility: [written, illustrated and preface by Will Eisner ; foreword by Alan Moore ; introduction by R. C. Harvey].

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In 1940, master comics artist Will Eisner stepped away from producing monthly comic books to create something new: a weekly newspaper comics supplement staring a character called the Spirit. A former police detective, the Spirit embarked on a trailblazing journey of adventure that continued into the early 1950s, bringing him into conflict with countless criminals, and scientists, and unforgettable femmes fatales, as well as ordinary citizens unwittingly caught in a web of crime. THE SPIRIT had a fantastic stylistic range, from humorous to romantic to deadly -- but always with a focus on crime, in moody, innovative, and highly atmospheric tales that are still revered by comics professional and fans today.

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