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“Spirit Special” to collect 4 Eisner stories

by Matthew Price Modified: April 22, 2013 at 4:03 pm •  Published: October 15, 2008

ICv2 reports that DC Comics will prepare a “Spirit Special,” acting on retailer suggestions from the recent Ft. Wayne Diamond Comics summit.  The comic will ship Nov. 19, and contains the Will Eisner stories “Sign of the Octopus” from 1947, “Black Alley” from 1949, plus “Sand Seref” and “Bring in Sand Seref “from 1950.  

The comic is intended as a low-priced introduction to “The Spirit” in advance of the upcoming film. DC Comics also has published “The Best of the Spirit,” collecting Eisner stories, two hardcovers featuring Darwyn Cooke’s take on the character, and Eisner’s complete “The Spirit” in a series of hardcover archive editions.

– Matt Price

by Matthew Price
Features Editor
Features Editor Matthew Price has worked for The Oklahoman since 2000. He’s a University of Oklahoma graduate who has also worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern for the Dallas Morning News. He’s...
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