Will Eisner's Spirit Archives Vol. 05 HC
SPIRIT ARCHIVES VOL. 5 HC – (Will Eisner, Manly Wade Wellman & William Woolfolk/Eisner/Lou Fine/Jack Cole) Reprints the newspaper Spirit Sections from July 5 to December 27, 1942. This volume finds more of the famous Spirit strips written and drawn by Eisner, as well as strips executed by the more-than-capable members of Eisner's staff during the period when Eisner was spirited away by the United States Army for the duration of World War II. Collects stories like The Royal Flush Gang, Ebony Meets Frankenstein, The Return of Scar Cainam, Espionage in Egypt, The Mock Invasion, Improve Your Memory in Ten Easy Lessons. Also included is an introduction by comics historian Ron Goulart, who profiles the creators and traces the history of The Spirit during this run. 224 pp.