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Spectre (1992 3rd Series) comic books

  • Issue #0
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 0

    Secrets of the Spectre's past are revealed in this compelling tale. For a thousand years, only a single soul has successfully eluded the Spectre's fury, merely to die and be reincarnated over and over again. Now the Spectre faces that soul for the final time. But when the dreaded Spirit of Vengeance begins to pass his terrible judgment, the soul makes the Spectre an offer: he will reveal the Spectre's ancient, hidden origins and show him that Jim Corrigan is not the first to wear the Spectre's shroud! Written by John Ostrander, with art and cover by Tom Mandrake. New Format. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 1

    Before his brutal gangland slaying turned him into the ghostly seeker of vengeance known as the Spectre, Jim Corrigan was a tough-as-nails plainclothes cop in the blood-spattered 1930s. Catching the bad guy was his only concern, and guilt or innocence was something for the courts or God to decide! Now...the Spectre still walks the Earth. Jim Corrigan is the focus for the anger of unavenged murder victims and doesn't care if evildoers repent, only that they are punished! When he discovers that the criminal he faces in the first issue is the man who murdered Jim Corrigan fifty years earlier, the Spectre's vengeance is fearsome to behold! Written by John Ostrander, with art and special glow-in-the-dark cover by Tom Mandrake. New Format. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #2
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 2

    The Spectre is confronted by an agonized soul and is moved to discover the identity of the ghost's murderer so that the spirit may finally rest in peace. Jim Corrigan's investigation leads to a terrible truth he must face. Written by John Ostrander, with art by Tom Mandrake. Cover by Glenn Fabry. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #3
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 3

    Amy learns the terrible secret of Jim Corrigan as the Spectre consumes her in his cloak, forcing her to behold his fearful origins! Written by John Ostrander, with art by Tom Mandrake. Cover by Sandy Plunkett. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #4
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 4

    Jim Corrigan is DEAD - long live the Spectre! But some dark forces drive this spirit of vengeance to exact his dread retribution. And now Amy and Corrigan must survive a look into one another's pasts. Written by John Ostrander, with art and cover by Tom Mandrake. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #5
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 5
    • Signed by cover artist Charles Vess with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    A gang of kidnappers dies a horrible death, taking the whereabouts of their hidden victim to their fiery graves. The desperate cops have no clues and less hope, but they do have the Spectre, who will pursue the secret even beyond the grave. Written by John Ostrander, with art by Tom Mandrake. Cover by Charles Vess. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #6
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 6

    When Amy challenges the Spectre to stop murders before they are committed, the terrible might of the Spectre seems useless...until he starts to use his imagination. And his imagination may be his most frightening power yet! Written by John Ostrander, with art by Tom Mandrake. Painted cover by Garry Leach. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #7
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 7

    The shade of Jim Corrigan has been torn from the Spectre and the powerful disembodied spirit of vengeance now inhabits the form of Madame Xanadu. As Corrigan's ghost fades from this world, he must decide whether he cares enough about humanity to resume the terrible mantle of the Spectre, or to let the now mad Madame Xanadu destroy everything that displeases her! Written by John Ostrander, with art by Tom Mandrake. Painted cover by Dan Brereton. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #8
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 8

    For all his unfathomable power, the Spectre has developed a terrible weakness...for Amy, who, fearing for her own life, considers suicide. But the Spectre is close at hand and is angered by Amy's confusion. Meanwhile, the serial killer known as the Reaver stalks the city streets, hunting for his next victim. Written by John Ostrander, with art and glow-in-the-dark cover by Tom Mandrake. New Format. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #8LTSIGNED
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 8LTSIGNED
    Published Jul 1993 by DC.

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    Limited Treasured Signed Edition. Signed by writer John Ostrander and artist Tom Mandrake. Limited to 1,100 copies and includes a numbered certificate of authenticity from Limited Treasured Editions. For all his unfathomable power, the Spectre has developed a terrible weakness...for Amy, who, fearing for her own life, considers suicide. But the Spectre is close at hand and is angered by Amy's confusion. Meanwhile, the serial killer known as the Reaver stalks the city streets, hunting for his next victim. Written by John Ostrander, with art and glow-in-the-dark cover by Tom Mandrake. New Format. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #9
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 9

    The spilled blood of innocents calls to the Spectre for revenge, making it increasingly difficult for him to protect Amy from the serial killer known as the Reaver. And dark forces are set in motion when Azmodus takes possession of a mortal who has good reason to hate the Spectre. Written by John Ostrander, with art by Tom Mandrake. Painted cover by Matt Wagner. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #10
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 10

    Realizing that he can no longer wait for the Reaver to come to him, the Spectre must hunt the mad serial murderer. But in order to locate him, the Spectre has to question the Reaver's most recent victim - even if that means storming the very gates of Heaven itself! Written by John Ostrander, with art by Tom Mandrake. Painted cover by Michael William Kaluta. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #11
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 11

    A titanic cosmic battle of wills ensues as the Spectre battles Azmodus, his opposite number, while an unprotected Amy comes face to face with the vicious Reaver. Written by John Ostrander, with art by Tom Mandrake. Painted cover by renowned fantasy artist Greg Hildebrandt. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #12
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 12

    The Spectre and the Reaver meet in their devastating final confrontation as Amy's fate is revealed! Written by John Ostrander, with art by Tom Mandrake. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #13
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 13

    With a new glow-in-the-dark cover, the Spectre is challenged with the idea of murder on an international scale as he confronts genocide in the Balkans and the deranged evil of Count Vertigo. Written by John Ostrander, with cover and interior art by Tom Mandrake. New Format. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #13LTSIGNED
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 13LTSIGNED
    Published Dec 1993 by DC.

    Limited Treasured Editions, Inc. Signed Edition. Signed by John Ostrander & Tom Mandrake. Limited to 300 copies. Includes numbered Limited Treasured Editions Certificate of Authenticity. Cover glows in the dark. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #14
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 14

    With the Spectre sitting in judgment of humanity, even the Phantom Stranger finds he may not be able to stay his hand as forces begin to gather against the Spectre...and the secret to what drives him may be found in the distant past. Written by John Ostrander, with art and cover by Joe Phillips. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #15
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 15

    The Phantom Stranger gathers Etrigan the Demon, Doctor Fate and HELLBLAZER's John Constantine to challenge the Spectre's ominous judgment against mankind. But even these mystical adepts may not survive the spirit's wrath. Written by John Ostrander, with art by Tom Mandrake. Cover by Tim Truman. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #16
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 16

    The Spectre gets involved when innocent blood is spilled by the Irish Republican Army, but must overcome what haunts him before he can take action in "Call for Blood." Appearances by the Phantom Stranger, Zatanna, the Demon, Doctor Fate. Script by John Ostrander, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Kelley Jones. Cover by George Pratt. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #17
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 17

    Enraged at the fate of Eclipso, the Spectre travels to the far side of the Moon to destroy the dark citadel of the God of Vengeance, an act that could have dire consequences for Earth. The Spectre also appears this month in Eclipso (1992) #18. Written by John Ostrander, with art by Tom Mandrake. Cover by Tristan Shane. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #18
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 18

    Twisted with Eclipso's evil, the Spectre finds the entire human race guilty as charged and passes sentence: Death...Spectre-style! Written by John Ostrander, with art and cover by Tom Mandrake. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #19
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 19

    In the wake of the destruction caused by the Spectre across the globe, Naiad, the Water Elemental, rises to exact retribution for the damage done to the planet. Meanwhile, world leaders search for a way to deal with the Spectre before he causes more havoc, and the U.S. President calls in a special operative for that purpose: Professor Nicodemus Hazzard! Written by John Ostrander, with art by Tom Mandrake. Painted cover by John K. Snyder III. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #20
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 20

    Professor Nicodemus Hazzard is seeking a way to control the Spectre - or eliminate him. That mission leads Hazzard to a mysterious artifact called the 'Spear of Destiny,' and to the Spectre's former allies, the Justice Society of America. Featuring a special appearance by Lucien of the Dreaming from THE SANDMAN. Written by John Ostrander, with art by John Ridgway. Painted cover by Bill Sienkiewicz. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #21
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 21

    A battle between the Spectre and the water elemental Naiad rages on, just as Professor Hazzard finally succeeds in gaining possession of the Spear of Destiny, the only weapon powerful enough to contain - or destroy - the Spectre! Meanwhile, in a cameo appearance, Superman is contacted by the government and asked to take a hand in stopping the Spirit of Vengeance, leading to a major guest appearance next issue. Written by John Ostrander, with art by Tom Mandrake. Painted cover by Phil Winslade. New Format. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #22
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 22
    Published Sep 1994 by DC.

    Superman guest-stars as the 'Spear of Destiny' saga reaches its climax. While the Spectre battles the water elemental Naiad, the Man of Steel arrives to challenge his rampage. Superman has the Spear of Destiny - the only thing that can stop the Spectre - and he's under Presidential Order to get him under control...or destroy him! Written by John Ostrander, with art by Tom Mandrake. Painted cover by Alex Ross. New Format. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #23
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 23

    Part 1 of the 3-part 'The Book of Judgment.' The Spectre learns that Jim Corrigan's former fiancee has died but remains trapped in the world of the living. Her only chance at peace lies with the Spectre, but the undead woman is filled with hate - hate strong enough to challenge the wrathful wraith himself. Written by John Ostrander, with art by Tom Mandrake. Cover by Christian Alamy. New Format. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #24
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 24

    Part 2 of the 3-part 'The Book of Judgment.' Throughout his existence, the Spectre has needed human 'anchors' to be his touchstone with humanity. Now learn the terrifying truth about the first man that Jim Corrigan used for that purpose - and that man's horrifying fate! Written by John Ostrander, with pencils by Mike Dutkiewicz and A.J. Kent. Painted cover by Robert Bliss. New Format. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #25
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 25

    Part 3 of the 3-part 'The Book of Judgment.' Seizing the opportunity to strike indirectly at the Spirit of Vengeance, Azmodus hunts down the Spectre's anchor to the human world, Father Craemer...and the fiend's intentions are far from holy! Written by John Ostrander, with art by Tom Mandrake. Painted cover by Martin Emond. New Format. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #26
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 26

    As the Yuletide season nears, the Spectre offers an impossible gift to his mortal anchor, Father Craemer: the promise that for a single day, no one will be murdered in New York. Written by John Ostrander, with art by John Ridgway. Painted cover by Lou Harrison. New Format. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #27
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 27

    Part 1 of 4. Azmodus, the Spectre's archenemy, returns for revenge and begins his crusade of terror and death by harming those closest to the Spectre - beginning with Madame Xanadu. Written by John Ostrander, with art by Tom Mandrake. Painted cover by Simon Bisley. New Format. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #28
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 28

    Part 2 of 4. The demon Azmodus takes his revenge on the Spectre by destroying the spirit's closest human friends. Written by John Ostrander, with art by Tom Mandrake. Painted cover by Chris Moeller. New Format. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #29
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 29

    Part 3 of 4. The Spectre's struggle with the demon Azmodus reaches a turning point as the spirit's own self-doubt threatens to become his undoing. Written by John Ostrander, with art by Tom Mandrake. Painted cover by Joe DeVito. New Format. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #30
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 30

    Part 4 of 4. The Spectre's final battle with Azmodus shrieks across time, space, Heaven and Hell. But even the Spectre's all-consuming fury may not be enough to destroy the hellspawn - or save himself. Written by John Ostrander, with art and cover by Tom Mandrake. Mando Format. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #31
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 31

    In the epilogue to the previous storyline, the Spectre descends into Pandemonium to free a soul unjustly condemned by Azmodus. Written by John Ostrander, with art by Tom Mandrake, Dave Chlystek and Dennis Cramer. Cover by Kelley Jones. Mando Format. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #32
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 32

    The Spectre faces a moral dilemma when he confronts a vicious killer with a totally innocent split personality. Written by John Ostrander, with art by Steve Pugh. Painted cover by Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez. Mando Format. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #33
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 33

    The Spectre faces a genetically engineered horror with the power to consume living souls...and even the Spectre is vulnerable to its deadly hunger. Written by John Ostrander, with art by Hugh Haynes and Tim Roddick. Painted cover by Doug Beekman. Mando Format. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #34
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 34

    The Spectre faces the most powerful people in Hollywood - bloodsucking vampires! Now he must determine if vampires have a right to exist as higher lifeforms, or are mere monsters to be destroyed by the Spirit of Vengeance. Ties into Showcase 95 (1995) #8. Written by John Ostrander, with art by John Ridgway. Painted cover by Dave Johnson. Mando Format. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #35
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 35

    UNDERWORLD UNLEASHED tie-in. When Jim Corrigan turns down a 'deal with the devil,' Neron tempts the vengeful Spectre-force with its heart's desire: freedom from Corrigan. Written by John Ostrander, with art and cover by Tom Mandrake. Mando Format. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #36
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 36

    "Forces of Hell". Part 2 of 2. Story by John Ostrander. Art and cover by Tom Mandrake. Separated from each other, Jim Corrigan and the Spectre team with Madame Xanadu and Ramban to battle the forces of the demon Neron. But will they end up battling each other instead? Underworld Unleashed crossover. 32 pages. Full color. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #37
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 37

    "Fallen Dreams: The Haunting of America Part 1". Part 1 of 14. Story by John Ostrander. Art and cover by Tom Mandrake. The Founding Fathers of America created a mystical talisman to maintain the spiritual well being of the nation. In the present day, the talisman has become fractured. Now a sinister group known as The National Interest wants to reassemble it. No matter who gets in the way. 32 pages. Full color. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #38
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 38

    "Icons". Part 2 of 14. Story by John Ostrander. Art and cover by Tom Mandrake. Professor Nicodemus Hazard undertakes a mission to another realm to help the Spectre learn the secrets of the American talisman. Along with it he also finds out about the origins of Uncle Sam. But the cost of this knowledge may be far greater than he anticipated. 32 pages. Full color. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #39
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 39

    Cover by Kevin ONeill. "Pragmatic Realities". Part 3 of 14. Story by John Ostrander. Art by Tom Mandrake. To save Nicodemus Hazard, the Spectre must battle and defeat the creature Shadrach on different planes of reality. At the same time. 32 pages. Full color. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #40
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 40

    "Ill Wind" While in the Caribbean, the Spectre encounters a ghost ship and learns its captain's horrifying story. Written by John Ostrander, with art by Tom Mandrake and Carla Feeny. Painted cover by Rafael Kayanan. 32 pages. Full color. 2.25 cover price. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #41
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 41

    Cover by Ariel Olivetti. "Merchants of Vengeance". Part 5 of 14. Story by John Ostrander. Art by Tom Mandrake. Teaming with Captain Fear, the Spectre fights a war between phantom pirate ships above the streets of New York with the souls of those below as the prize. 32 pages. Full color. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #42
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 42

    "The Poisoned Land" - The Spectre goes into action when a building is haunted by the spirits of dead slaves. Agent Shadrach targets a family at the building who holds a fragment of the powerful American Talisman. Written by John Ostrander, with art by Tom Mandrake and Carla Feeny. Painted cover by Brian Bolland. 32 pages. Full color. $2.25 cover price. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #43
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 43

    "Shattered Glass" - The Spectre faces off against the spirit of an abusive husband who was killed by his tormented wife. A fragment from the American Talisman is given to Helen Belcanto, a dissatisfied editor, with interesting results. Written by John Ostrander, with art by Tom Mandrake and Carla Feeny. Painted cover by Kent Williams. 32 pages. Full color. $2.25 cover price. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #44
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 44

    Painted cover by Michael Kaluta. "Righteous Anger". Part 8 of 14. Story by John Ostrander. Art by Tom Mandrake and Carla Feeny. The Spectre faces off against Hellion. An evil spirit intent on taking revenge on men for every injustice ever done to women causes the Spectre and Madame Xanadu to fight on different sides. Their only hope lies in the woman the spirit has possessed. 32 pages. Full color. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #45
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 45

    Cover by Tom Taggart. "Acts of God". Part 9 of 14. Story by John Ostrander. Art by John Ridgeway. A self righteous preacher is spreading hatred in his community. Fighting it causes the Spectre to look very closely at some of his own biases and beliefs and question his very mission. 32 pages. Full color. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #46
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 46

    Painted cover by Arnie "Tang" Jorgensen. "Gather the ghosts". Part 10 of 14. Story by John Ostrander. Art by Tom Mandrake and Carla Feeny. As the Spectre tracks a piece of the American talisman to an Indian reservation Jim Corrigan visited as a child, the National Interest concocts a plan to retrieve the Spear of Destiny. 32 pages. Full color. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #47
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 47
    Published Nov 1996 by DC.

    Cover by Dermot Power. "Use of power". Part 11 of 14. Story by John Ostrander. Art by Tom Mandrake. As the sun dies, the Spectre attempts to comfort Gaea, the spirit of the Earth. Doing so causes him to realize the ramifications of some of the things he has done while fulfilling his mission. Final Night crossover. 32 pages. Full color. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #48
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 48

    Cover by Hermann Mejia. "Beyond the grave". Part 12 of 14. Story by John Ostrander. Art by Tom Mandrake. A group of ghostly Indians conjured up by the American talisman clash with a group of ghostly cowboys created by the National Interest. With the Spectre caught in the middle. 32 pages. Full color. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #49
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 49

    Cover by Glenn Orbik. "In dark defeat". Part 13 of 14. Story by John Ostrander. Art by Tom Mandrake. The National Interest now controls the power of both the American talisman and the Spear of Destiny. Can even the Spectre hope to defeat them now? 32 pages. Full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #50
    Spectre (1992 3rd Series) 50

    Cover by John Bolton. "Patriots". Part 14 of 14. Story by John Ostrander. Art by Tom Mandrake. The National Interest use the American talisman to create their embodiment of the American Dream, the American Scream. But it may have met its match when it meets the Spectre and his ally, the talisman created embodiment of Americas hopes and dreams, The Patriot. 32 pages. Full color. Cover price $2.50.