The Best of the Spirit

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Dc Comics, 2005 - Fiction - 192 pages
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DC Comics is proud to present its first-ever collection celebrating the greatest stories by comics mastermind Will Eisner starring one of the most indelible characters ever created - The Spirit! 'The best of spirit' reprints 22 Spirit sections from 1940-1950, featuring famous first appearances, classic confrontations, human interest tales, and all those magnificent splash pages! Eisner's blue-suit-clad, fedora-wearing crimefighter starred in hundreds of newspaper adventure stories that thrilled readers with Eisner's groundbreaking style. Eisner was a master of utilizing the comics format to its greatest strengths, and his Spirit stories are some of his finest examples! This volume also features an introduction by New York Times best-selling novelist Neil Gaiman.

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The book suffers for its the small size. The original Spirit-comic was published on a tabloid-paper, and size of the "regular" american comic book is only about half of that. This leaves the art really fuzzy at times. Read full review

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You wouldn't believe these were written in the 40s!! Read full review

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Will Eisner is a world-renowned comicbook artist whose career spans more than 60 years. Among his creations are"Sheena of the Jungle, The Spirit" newspaper strip, and many others.

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