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Spirit (1952 Fiction House) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Spirit (1952 Fiction House) 1
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($9.00) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Stories by Jules Feiffer. Reprints of the later years of the Spirit strip, when Will Eisner's crimefighter was being run by other cartoonists in his studio. This issue includes Spirit strips #586, 590, 596, and 597. A man claiming to be Denny Colt suddenly shows up in Central City demanding his inheritance - but Denny Colt is The Spirit; A strange tale involving an abandoned bride, a missing treasure, a mysterious ape, and several murders; Young Marvin resolves to plot the perfect murder and get away with it. The Case of the Counterfeit Killer; The Curse of Claymore Castle; The Plot of the Perfect Crime; Panic on Pier 8. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Spirit (1952 Fiction House) 2
    Auction opens April 6

    Stories by Jules Feiffer and Will Eisner. Art by Will Eisner and others. Reprints of the later years of the Spirit strip, when Will Eisner's crimefighter was being run by other cartoonists in his studio. This issue includes Spirit strips #568, 573, 599, and 609. Rzl is sent from Mars to counteract the anti-Martian propaganda spread by Earth science fiction; P'Gell returns, as the new bride of a shipping magnate, with a boat sharing her name; Cooler claims his statue of the Buddha will protect him from all harm. The Amazing Affair of the First Man on the Mars; Contraband Queen; The Case of the Baleful Buddah; The $50,000 Flim-Flam. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Spirit (1952 Fiction House) 3

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    Stories by Jules Feiffer and Will Eisner. Art by Jim Dixon and Al Wenzel. Reprints of the later years of the Spirit strip, when Will Eisner's crimefighter was being run by other cartoonists in his studio. This issue includes Spirit strips #600, 610, 613, and 615. The Octopus wins an I Hate the Spirit essay contest; The Spirit goes into a collapsed mine to save trapped miners and discovers evidence of a murder; Mad Mr. Nero builds a replica of the Coliseum, and tries to feed the Spirit to the lions. The Walking Corpse; It Kills by Dark; The League of Liars; A Man Named Nero. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Spirit (1952 Fiction House) 4
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Stories by Jules Feiffer and Will Eisner. Art by Jim Dixon and Al Wenzel. Reprints of the later years of the Spirit strip, when Will Eisner's crimefighter was being run by other cartoonists in his studio. This issue includes Spirit strips #566, 588, 607, and 621. Jules Feiffer seeks to convince Eisner to use the end of the world as a plot device in The Spirit; Humbolt Weepy tries to send a man to the Moon using only the power of his mind; A mysterious figure who may be the Devil himself plagues The Spirit, but is no match for Ellen Dolan. The Last Prowl of Mephisto; Design for Doomsday; The Sword and the Savage; The Great Galactic Mystery. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Spirit (1952 Fiction House) 5
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.

    Stories by Jules Feiffer and Will Eisner. Art by Jim Dixon and Al Wenzel. Reprints of the later years of the Spirit strip, when Will Eisner's crimefighter was being run by other cartoonists in his studio. This issue includes Spirit strips #565, 567, 580, and 582. A kid in a coonskin cap captures a gang of criminals while waiting for the family TV set to be repaired; Officer Klink tells the new kids in town how he met the Sprit; The Spirit and P'Gell are shipwrecked on an island that's covered with a fortune in pearls. Dragnet for Johnny Buffalo; The Target—Man in 16-A; Damsels in Distress; The Loot of Robinson Crusoe. Final issue of the series; this was the last appearance of The Spirit in comic books until the 1960s. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.