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SECTIONS 448 - 645

Updated by Wes Tumulka

The Spirit Checklist is 2001 Cat Yronwode

A downloadable copy of the whole of The Spirit Checklist, formatted by Steve Meyer, is available in either Adobe Acrobat (305KB) or as a zipped rtf document (149KB).


Abbreviations of Comics & Magazines

Definitions of Terms Used

aka - also known as

B&W - black & white (no differenciation is made between halftone, line shots, proof, flat tones, wash tones, zipatone or photostat)

COL - color/colour (no differenciation is made between color that is the same as the original sections or stories that have been recolored)

Framed - A reprint that has a new framing sequence & some original panels deleted

Retouched - Minor changes in artwork from the original section

Redrawn - Major changes in artwork from the original section

Refried - Same story, much dialogue same, names may be changed, new art.


The Spirit Checklist first appeared in The Spirit Magazine #22 - #28 inclusive, published by Kitchen Sink. Compiled by Cat Yronwode, it was the first comprehensive listing of all appearances of The Spirit.

This latest version of the checklist is based upon that original listing, but has some alterations:

Because of the size of the Checklist, it is split into sections:

1) Pre-war and War Spirit Sections 1 - 290, click here.

2) Post-War Spirit Sections by Will Eisner 291 - 447, click here.

3) Spirit Sections by Eisner & others, 448 - 645 follow below.

4) Reprints of Spirit Sections, new stories and appearances after 1952 (as well as in other media), click here.


Sections 448 through 567: Scripts by Will Eisner or Jules Feiffer or Eisner and Feiffer, with occasional ones by Klaus Nordling. Art by Will Eisner (with backgrounds by Eisner and/or Jerry Grandenetti, Andre Le Blanc, Manny Stallman, Klaus Nordling, Jim Dixon and/or others) - except Section 519: Script and Art by Andre Le Blanc with framing sequence by Eisner and Section 522: Script by Feiffer and Eisner, Art by Phillip (Tex) Blaisdell with framing sequence by Eisner. Lettering, Sections 448 through 520 and 524 through 530 (plus a few later ones too) by Abe Kanegson; Sections 521 through 523 and 531 through 567 by several letterers, including Ben Oda and Chris Christiansen. Colouring, Sections 448 through 567 by Jules Feiffer, Will Eisner and others.


448. 26 December 1948 - Will Eisner's Almanack of the Year 1948

- Reprinted: KSP#39 (B&W)

449. 2 January 1949 - Ice

- Reprinted: WAR#5 (B&W), KSP#39 (B&W)

450. 9 January 1949 - A Prisoner of Love

- Reprinted: WAR#7 (B&W), KSP#39 (B&W)

- Notes: Warren reprint has splash rearranged

451. 16 January 1949 - The Explorer

- Reprinted: WAR#7 (B&W), KSP#39 (B&W)

452. 23 January 1949 - Thorne Strand and The Spirit aka Thorne Strand

- Reprinted: HAR#1 (COL), WAR#8 (B&W), Spirit Color Album Vol. 3 (B&W), KSP#40 (B&W)

- Notes: Harvey & Warren reprints have splash lengthened, Ellen's hairdo redrawn

453. 30 January 1949 - A Slow Ship to Shanghai

- Reprinted: WAR#8 (B&W), Spirit Color Album Vol. 3 (COL), KSP#40 (B&W)

454. 6 February 1949 - The Big Sneeze Caper

- Reprinted: WAR#7 (B&W), KSP#40 (B&W)

455. 13 February 1949 - Visitor

- Reprinted: HAR#1 (COL), WAR#8 (B&W), KSP#40 (B&W), SCB Vol 1 (B&W)

- Notes: The splash of the Harvey reprint is redrawn

456. 20 February 1949 - The Valentine

- Reprinted: WAR#13 (B&W), KSP#41 (B&W)

457. 27 February 1949 - The Deadly Comic Book

- Reprinted: HAR#2 (COL), WAR#5 (COL), WAR Special (COL), KSP#41 (B&W)

- Notes: The Warren reprints were retouched and rewritten in parts

458. 6 March 1949 - Glob

- Reprinted: WAR#6 (COL), WAR Special (COL), KSP#41 (B&W)

459. 13 March 1949 - Death, Taxes and... The Spirit

- Reprinted: WAR#5 (B&W), KSP#41 (B&W)

460. 20 March 1949 - The Vernal Equinox

- Reprinted: WAR#9 (B&W), KSP#42 (B&W)

- Notes: The Warren reprint was wrongly dated as 10 March 1949

461. 27 March 1949 - Foul Play

- Reprinted: WAR#3 (B&W), KSP#42 (B&W)

- Notes: The splash rearranged in Warren reprint

462. 3 April 1949 - A Pot of Gold... aka The Leprechaun

- Reprinted: WAR#8 (B&W), KSP#42 (B&W)

463. 10 April 1949 - Introducing Lovely Looie

- Reprinted: WAR#9 (B&W), KSP#42 (B&W)

464. 17 April 1949 - Dolan Walks a Beat (refried in 616)

- Reprinted: KSM#33 (B&W), KSP#43 (B&W)

465. 24 April 1949 - The Spirit Now Deputy

- Reprinted: WAR#5 (B&W), KSP#43 (B&W)

466. 1 May 1949 - The Hunted

- Reprinted: WAR#5 (B&W), KSP#43 (B&W)

467. 8 May 1949 - Hamid Jebru

- Reprinted: WAR#5 (B&W), KSP#43 (B&W)

468. 15 May 1949 - The Crime of Passion

- Reprinted: WAR#11 (B&W), KSP#44 (B&W)

469. 22 May 1949 - The Space Sniper

- Reprinted: WAR#9 (COL), WAR Special (COL), KSP#44 (B&W)

470. 29 May 1949 - Young Dr. Ebony

- Reprinted: WAR#7 (COL), WAR Special (COL), KSP#44 (B&W)

471. 5 June 1949 - Black Alley (partially refried in 615)

- Reprinted: WAR#3 (B&W), KSP#44 (B&W)

472. 12 June 1949 - Satin

- Reprinted: WAR#8 (B&W), Spirit Color Album Vol. 3 (COL), KSP#45 (B&W), SCB Vol 1 (B&W)

473. 19 June 1949 - The Prediction

- Reprinted: WAR#5 (B&W), KSP#45 (B&W)

474. 26 June 1949 - The Elevator

- Reprinted: WAR#4 (COL), WAR Special (COL), KSP#45 (B&W)

475. 3 July 1949 - Ye Olde Spirit of '76

- Reprinted: WAR#4 (B&W), KSP#45 (B&W)

476. 10 July 1949 - Lilly Lotus

- Reprinted: KSM#38 (B&W), KSP#46 (B&W), WE-3D#1 (B&W)

477. 17 July 1949 - Sally of the Islands

- Reprinted: WAR#15 (B&W), KSP#46 (B&W)

478. 24 July 1949 - The Masked Man

- Reprinted: WAR#15 (B&W), KSP#46 (B&W)

479. 31 July 1949 - The Ball Game

- Reprinted: WAR#15 (B&W), KSP#46 (B&W)

480. 7 August 1949 - Matua

- Reprinted: WAR#15 (B&W), KSP#47 (B&W)

481. 14 August 1949 - The Return

- Reprinted: WAR#5 (B&W), KSP#47 (B&W)

482. 21 August 1949 - The Candidate

- Reprinted: WAR#9 (B&W), KSP#47 (B&W)

- Notes: Splash redrawn in Warren reprint

483. 28 August 1949 - White Cloud

- Reprinted: WAR#9 (B&W), KSP#47 (B&W)

484. 4 September 1949 - The Story of Rat-Tat the Toy Machine Gun

- Reprinted: HAR#1 (COL), KSM#17 (B&W), KSP#48 (B&W), SCB Vol 1 (B&W)

- Splash lengthened in Harvey reprint

485. 11 September 1949 - Ten Minutes

- Reprinted: HAR#1 (COL), WAR#13 (B&W), SMI (COL), KSP#48 (B&W), SCB Vol 1 (B&W)

- Notes: Also made into a short film in 1989 by Edgewood Motion Picture and VideoProduction.

486. 18 September 1949 - Lurid Love

- Reprinted: WAR#15 (B&W), KSP#48 (B&W)

487. 25 September 1949 - The Return of Vino Red

- Reprinted: WAR#4 (B&W), KSP#48 (B&W)

488. 2 October 1949 - Crime aka Autumn Mews

- Reprinted: WAR#11 (B&W), Spirit Color Album Vol. 3 (COL), KSP#49 (B&W)

489. 9 October 1949 - Death of Autumn Mews

- Reprinted: KSM#25 (B&W), Spirit Color Album Vol. 3 (COL), KSP#49 (B&W), SCB Vol 1 (B&W)

490. 16 October 1949 - The Curse

- Reprinted: WAR#13 (B&W), KSP#49 (B&W)

- Notes: The Warren reprint incorrectly dated as 2 April 1950

491. 23 October 1949 - Fox At Bay

- Reprinted: WAR#3 (B&W), KSP#49 (B&W), SCB Vol 1 (B&W)

492. 30 October 1949 - Elect Miss Rhinemaiden of 1950!

- Reprinted: KSM#37 (B&W), KSP#50 (B&W)

493. 6 November 1949 - The Inner Voice

- Reprinted: KSP#50 (B&W)

- Notes: This is a framed reprint of 324 with 2 new pages of art (and equivalent number of panels deleted). Deadline pressure caused this reprint to be substituted at the last minute.

494. 13 November 1949 - Surgery...

- Reprinted: WAR#3 (B&W), KSP#50 (B&W)

495. 20 November 1949 - The Thanksgiving Spirit [of 1949]

- Reprinted: KSM#18 (B&W), KSP#50 (B&W)

496. 27 November 1949 - The Embezzler

- Reprinted: WAR#3 (B&W), KSP#51 (B&W), SCB Vol 1 (B&W)

497. 4 December 1949 - Winter Haven

- Reprinted: WAR#15 (B&W), KSP#51 (B&W)

498. 11 December 1949 - Flaxen Weaver (this is a refried version of 42)

- Reprinted: WAR#4 (B&W), KSP#51 (B&W)

499. 18 December 1949 - Lonesome Cool (this is a refried version of 68)

- Reprinted: WAR#3 (B&W), KSP#51 (B&W)

500. 25 December 1949 - The Christmas Spirit [of 1949: S. Kringle Claus]

- Reprinted: KSM#38 (B&W), KSP#52 (B&W), The Christmas Spirit (COL)

501. 1 January 1950 - Fan Mail

- Reprinted: KSM#18 (B&W), KSP#52 (B&W)

502. 8 January 1950 - Sand Saref

- Reprinted: WAR#8 (B&W), KSP#52 (B&W), SCB Vol 1 (B&W)

- Notes: This section and the following one "reprint" the lead story from the unpublished 1948 John Law comic book. The original was 11 pages long. The splash page became the splash of Section 503, while the splash and next two pages of this section are new (1950) art. Other than that, the pages are run in their original order. Commissioner Bunyan and Nubbin have been reworked with paste-overs (into Commissioner Dolan and Sammy respectively) but John Law was transformed into The Spirit by inking his eyepatch into a mask and then whiting out his pipe. Some very minor rewriting was necessary, chiefly in the area of names. However, statements like Sand's, "You're a cop" were allowed to stand, even though they do not apply to The Spirit (John Law was, as his name implies, a police detective). The cover and two other stories from John Law were also reworked into Spirit Sections in 1950 and will be noted here. The original John Law stories were published in 1983.

503. 15 January 1950 - Bring in Sand Saref aka The Second and Final Installment of 'Sand Saref'

- Reprinted: Help! Vol. 2 No. 4 (B&W), Captain George's Comic World#27 (B&W), Witzend#4 (?), WAR#8 (B&W), Masters of Comic Book Art (B&W), KSP#52 (B&W), SCB Vol 1 (B&W)

- Notes: see Notes on 502 above for relation between this story and John Law

504. 22 January 1950 - The Predictions of Druid Peer

- Reprinted: KSP#53 (B&W)

505. 29 January 1950 - Ratt Trapp

- Reprinted: KSP#53 (B&W)

- Notes: Another John Law feature, this was originally 8 pages long and the name it bore was "Ratt Gutt". In addition to the very minor rewriting necessitated by the name change, the first two pages of the 1948 version were scrapped (They had been a double page splash) and the idea incorporated into a new one-page splash to bring the page count down to the required 7. The original art was pasted over and whited out to transform John Law into The Spirit and Nubbin into William Waif. For more details on John Law, see Notes to 502

506. 5 February 1950 - Nickles Nerser

- Reprinted: KSM#23 (B&W), KSP#53 (B&W)

507. 12 February 1950 - Roller Derby

- Reprinted: KSP#53 (B&W)

508. 19 February 1950 - The Half-Dead Mr Lox

- Reprinted: KSP#54 (B&W)

- Notes: This was the third story in the unpublished (until 1983) 1948 John Law comic book. In its original form it was 6 pages long and starred John Law and Nubbin The Shoeshine boy. As with the others in the series, it was converted into a Spirit Section by inking a mask over Law's eyepatch and transforming Nubbin into another character (Willum Waif in this instance) by pasting new art over the old and rewriting a few balloons. In addition the original double page splash was cut apart and pasted up with new art into pages 2 and 3 of the later versions and a new splash was added by using some art from a rejected cover for the first, discarded attempt at John Law. For more details, see Notes to 502 and 511

509. 26 February 1950 - Blood of the Earth (This is a partially refried version of 60)

- Reprinted: KSM#29 (B&W), KSP#54 (B&W), WE-3D#1 (B&W)

510. 5 March 1950 - Sammy and Delilah

- Reprinted: WAR#14 (B&W), KSP#54 (B&W)

511. 12 March 1950 - The Jewel of Gizeh

- Reprinted: WAR#12 (B&W), KSP#54 (B&W)

- Notes: Although the rest of the art for this section was written and drawn in 1950, the splash page is a reworked version of the final cover for the unpublished 1948 John Law comic book. In this section, the police badge has been whited out of John Law's shirt and his pipe removed. His eyepatch has been inked into a mask and the figures of Sand, a policeman and a thug have replaced the various others which had appeared in the foreground. This large figure of John Law/The Spirit also formed the basis of Basil Gogos' painting on the cover of WAR#1, and a poster by Will Eisner using the same artwork was published. The Warren reprint is incorrectly dated as 16 March 1950.

512. 19 March 1950 - Carrion

- Reprinted: WAR#12 (B&W), KSP#55 (B&W)

- Notes: The Warren reprint is incorrectly dated as 18 March 1950

513. 26 March 1950 - The Island

- Reprinted: KSM#29 (B&W), KSP#55 (B&W)

514. 2 April 1950 - Water

- Reprinted: WAR#13 (B&W), KSP#55 (B&W)

- Notes: The Warren reprint is incorrectly dated as 22 June 1947

515. 9 April 1950 - Rescue

- Reprinted: WAR#12 (B&W), KSP#55 (B&W)

516. 16 April 1950 - Taxes and The Spirit

- Reprinted: WAR#6 (B&W), KSP#56 (B&W)

- Notes: Splash redrawn for the never-published Harvey 3 (features a 1965 Income Tax form) but published in this version for the first time

517. 23 April 1950 - A Day at the Zoo

- Reprinted: WAR#14 (B&W), KSP#56 (B&W)

518. 30 April 1950 - Wanted: Dangerous Job

-Reprinted: KSM#17 (B&W), KSP#56 (B&W)

519. 7 May 1950 - Pito

- Reprinted: KSP#56 (B&W)

- Notes: This story was written and drawn by Andre Le Blanc in 1948 for inclusion in the never-published second issue of Kewpies Comics. The original version was 6 pages long and, like the Pito feature in the first Kewpies, it starred Pito and his Uncle Tolo and was set in South America. To convert it into a Spirit Section, Tolo's sombrero was whited out and replaced with a turban and he was renamed Abu Ram. Pito became Li'l Pandit and the whole story was displaced to India. There was an abortive attempt made to transform the South American leopard into an Indian tiger (third panel of page 1), but the idea was abandoned as being too much work, leaving some inconsistancies. The first page, top tier of page 2 and last panel of page 7 consist of a framing sequence by Eisner, drawn in 1950.

520. 14 May 1950 - The Robbery (refried in 619)

- Reprinted: WAR#13 (B&W), KSP#57 (B&W)

521. 21 May 1950 - Big Arky

- Reprinted: WAR#12 (B&W), KSP#57 (B&W)

522. 28 May 1950 - The Good Old Days

- Reprinted: KSP#57 (B&W), Baseball Comics#2 (B&W)

- Notes: This story was written by Jules Feiffer and drawn by Phillip "Tex" Blaisdell in 1948 for inclusion in the never- published second issue of Baseball Comics. The original version was 6 pages long and, like the "Good Old Days" feature in the first issue of Baseball Comics, it consisted of narration by "Pop" Flye, illustrated with pictures of a true, historical ball game. To convert it into a Spirit Section, Flye was pasted over and became Dolan, narrating the story to Sammy. The first two pages, top two tiers of page 3 and bottom tier of page 7 consist of a framing sequence by Eisner, drawn in 1950. In 1997, Kitchen Sink released a second issue of Baseball Comics, following on from their reprint of the first issue - the section was reprinted as it appeared as a Spirit section.

523. 4 June 1950 - Alligator Farm

- Reprinted: KSM#17 (B&W), KSP#57 (B&W)

524. 11 June 1950 - Sammy the Explorer

- Reprinted: KSP#58 (B&W)

525. 18 June 1950 - Willum and The Baron

- Reprinted: KSM#38 (B&W), KSP#58 (B&W)

- Notes: This story is a refried version, substituting Willum for Nubbin, The Spirit for John Law, etc., of an unpublished 1948 daily strip by Eisner.

526. 25 June 1950 - Census '50

- Reprinted: KSM#20 (B&W), KSP#58 (B&W)

527. 2 July 1950 - The Moment of Glory

- Reprinted: WAR#16 (B&W), KSP#58 (B&W)

528. 9 July 1950 - The Ship Vs Darling O'Shea

- Reprinted: KSP#59 (B&W)

529. 16 July 1950 - The Desert

- Reprinted: KSM#28 (B&W), KSP#59 (B&W)

530. 23 July 1950 - Dick Whittler

- Reprinted: WAR#14 (B&W), KSP#59 (B&W)

531. 30 July 1950 - The Chase

- Reprinted: WAR#14 (B&W), KSP#59 (B&W)

532. 6 August 1950 - Investigation

- Reprinted: WAR#14 (B&W), KSP#60 (B&W)

533. 13 August 1950 - The Wreck of Old 78

- Reprinted: KSP#60 (B&W)

- Notes: This story is a cross between an adaptation of the popular children's book "The Little Engine Who Could" and the 19th Century American folk song "The Wreck of Old 97"

534. 20 August 1950 - The First Man

- Reprinted: WAR#14 (B&W), KSP#60 (B&W)

535. 27 August 1950 - Camp Wachoobee

- Reprinted: KSP#60 (B&W)

536. 3 September 1950 - Cape Cod Vacation

- Reprinted: KSM#17 (B&W), KSP#61 (B&W)

537. 10 September 1950 - Teacher's Pet

- Reprinted: WAR#14 (B&W), KSP#61 (B&W), SCB Volume 2 (B&W)

538. 17 September 1950 - The Story of Sam aka The Story of Sam... The Saucer That Wanted To Fly

- Reprinted: HAR#2 (COL), KSP#61 (B&W)

539. 24 September 1950 - Sound

- Reprinted: WAR#10 (B&W and Blue Tones), KSP#61 (B&W)

- Notes: The Warren reprint has splash page rearranged and given many added sound effects

540. 1 October 1950 - The Big Win

- Reprinted: WAR#14 (B&W), KSP#62 (B&W)

541. 8 October 1950 - O'Shea's Uncle

- Reprinted: KSP#62 (B&W)

542. 15 October 1950 - Lizzy's Boys

- Reprinted: KSP#62 (B&W)

543. 22 October 1950 - The Haircut

- Reprinted: HAR#2 (COL), KSM#31 (B&W), KSP#62 (B&W)

- Notes: This story is loosely based on a Ring Lardner short story - which is uncredited - called "The Haircut"

544. 29 October 1950 - The Hallowe'en Spirit of 1950 aka The Hallowe'en Spirit of 1950: Daughters of American Witch Hunters

- Reprinted: KSP#63 (B&W)

545. 5 November 1950 - Vietnam '50

- Reprinted: KSM#34 (B&W), KSP#63 (B&W)

546. 12 November 1950 - Ellen Dolan for Mayor (refried in 620)

- Reprinted: KSP#63 (B&W)

547. 19 November 1950 - La Cucaracha

- Reprinted: HAR#2 (COL), KSP#63 (B&W)

548. 26 November 1950 - The Song of Little Willum

- Reprinted: KSP#64 (B&W)

549. 3 December 1950 - The Winnah

- Reprinted: WAR#6 (B&W), KSP#64 (B&W)

550. 10 December 1950 - Snowbound

- Reprinted: KSM#17 (B&W), KSP#64 (B&W)

551. 17 December 1950 - Sammy and Willum Take Over

- Reprinted: KSP#64 (B&W)

552. 24 December 1950 - The Christmas Spirit [of 1950]

- Reprinted: KSP#65 (B&W), The Christmas Spirit (COL)

553. 31 December 1950 - Happy New Year

- Reprinted: KSM#28 (B&W), KSP#65 (B&W)

- Notes: A deadline crisis caused this story to be hastily concocted in place of the terminally late 554 (which thus ran one week late). Pages 1, 2, 6 and 7 are by Eisner; pages 3, 4 and 5 are by Feiffer - and they contain parodies of several Sections from 1950, namely: 503, 512, 515, 516, 529, 532, 544 and 548

554. 7 January 1951 - A Time Stop

- Reprinted: WAR#10 (B&W and blue tones), KSP#65 (B&W)

- Notes: This Section, although ostensibly a New Year's tale, was printed one week late due to deadline problems.

555. 14 January 1951 - Rife Magazine

- Reprinted: KSM#27 (B&W), KSP#65 (B&W)

- Notes: Several large heads re-inked (not redrawn) in the KSM reprint because they had originally been inked by an assistant and did not match the style of ones inked by Eisner.

556. 21 January 1951 - Future Death

- Reprinted: KSM#18 (B&W), KSP#66 (B&W)

557. 28 January 1951 - The Meanest Man in The World

- Reprinted: WAR#10 (B&W), KSP#66 (B&W)

558. 4 February 1951 - Showdown with The Octopus (this is a framed reprint of 378)

- Reprinted: KSP#66 (B&W)

- Notes: The first page and last tier on page 7 are new art from 1951

559. 11 February 1951 - Octopus Back in U.S.A. aka The Octopus Is Back

- Reprinted: WAR#10 (B&W), KSP#66 (B&W)

560. 18 February 1951 - To The Spirit With Love

- Reprinted: KSM#17 (B&W), KSP#67 (B&W)

561. 25 February 1951 - Portier Fortune (This is a framed reprint of 340)

- Reprinted: KSP#67 (B&W)

- Notes: Contains two new pages of art

562. 4 March 1951 - Death Is My Destiny (This is a refried version of 123)

- Reprinted: WAR#10 (B&W), KSP#67 (B&W)

563. 11 March 1951 - The Case of the Double Jones (This is a framed reprint of 386)

- Reprinted: KSM#25 (B&W), KSP#67 (B&W)

- Notes: The splash page and last tier of page 7 are new art. The KSM reprint was of 386, with only the splash page and last tier of page 7 of this section reprinted as well.

564. 18 March 1951 - Darling and The Octopus

- Reprinted: KSP#68 (B&W)

565. 25 March 1951 - Damsels In Distress aka Damosels in Distress (This is a framed reprint of 375)

- Reprinted: FH#5 (COL), KSP#68 (B&W)

- Notes: There is a total of 1 2/3 pages of new art

566. 1 April 1951 - The Last Prowl of Mephisto

- Reprinted: FH#4 (COL), KSP#68 (B&W)

567. 8 April 1951 - Dragnet for Johnny Buffalo

- Reprinted: FH#5 (COL), KSP#68 (B&W)


Sections 568 through 583 -- and 585: Scripts by Will Eisner, Jules Feiffer or Klaus Nordling (most by the latter two). Art by Eisner, with extensive assists by Nordling and Jim Dixon. Lettering by Ben Oda or Sam Schwartz. Colouring by Chris Christiansen (?) [Christiansen was in the production department at American Visuals and may have also contributed to the artwork on these]. Section 584: Script by Jules Feiffer. Art by Jim Dixon, Al Wenzel, Don Perlin or (?).


568. 15 April 1951 -Time Bomb aka The $50,000 Flim-Flam

- Reprinted: FH#2 (COL), KSM#20 (B&W), KSP#69 (B&W)

569. 22 April 1951 - Hobart

- Reprinted: WAR#10 (B&W), KSP#69 (B&W)

570. 29 April 1951 - Help Wanted

- Reprinted: WAR#10 (B&W), KSP#69 (B&W)

571. 6 May 1951 - The Facts aka Here Are The Facts

- Reprinted: KSM#17 (B&W), KSP#69 (B&W)

572. 13 May 1951 - The Hero

- Reprinted: WAR#14 (B&W), KSP#70 (B&W)

573. 20 May 1951 - The 7th Husband aka Contraband Queen

- Reprinted: FH#2 (COL), KSM#18 (B&W), KSP#70 (B&W), SCB Volume 2 (B&W)

- Notes: This is really P'Gell's ninth husband, despite the title!

574. 27 May 1951 -King Wang

- Reprinted: KSP#70 (B&W)

575. 3 June 1951 - The Thing in the Jungle

- Reprinted: KSP#70 (B&W)

576. 10 June 1951 - Wanchu

- Reprinted: KSP#71 (B&W)

577. 17 June 1951 - Khyber Bill

- Reprinted: KSP#71 (B&W)

578. 24 June 1951 - School Is Out

- Reprinted: KSP#71 (B&W)

579. 1 July 1951 - A Ticket Home

- Reprinted: KSP#71 (B&W)

580. 8 July 1951 - The Loot of Robinson Crusoe

- Reprinted: FH#5 (COL), KSP#72 (B&W)

581. 15 July 1951 - Heat

- Reprinted: WAR#10 (B&W), KSP#72 (B&W)

582. 22 July 1951 - Hospital Zone - Quiet aka Quiet

- Reprinted: FH#5 (COL), WAR#10 (B&W), KSP#72 (B&W)

- Notes: In the Warren reprint, The Octopus is added to splash, the Section is redrawn in parts, and some new dialogue is added

583. 29 July 1951 - Veta Barra

- Reprinted: KSM#39 (B&W), KSP#72 (B&W)

584. 5 August 1951 - The Return of The Narcissus

- Reprinted: KSP#73 (B&W)

585. 12 August 1951 - The Foxtrot Poll

- Reprinted: KSP#73 (B&W)


Sections 586 through 634: Scripts by Jules Feiffer. Art by a number of unknown American Visuals staff artists, including (probably) Jim Dixon, Al Wenzel, Don Perlin, etc. Lettering by Sam Schwartz or Ben Oda. Colouring by Chris Christiansen (?).


586. 19 August 1951 - Night on the Waterfront aka Panic on Pier 8

- Reprinted: FH#1 (COL), KSP#73 (B&W)

587. 26 August 1951 - Deacon Mantis

- Reprinted: KSP#73 (B&W)

588. 2 September 1951 - Dance of the Bullfighter aka The Sword and The Savage

- Reprinted: FH#4 (COL), KSP#74 (B&W)

589. 9 September 1951 - Dr. Schyzoid aka Psychoanalyzing The Spirit

- Reprinted: KSP#74 (B&W)

590. 16 September 1951 - The Counterfeit Killer aka The Case of the Counterfeit Killer

- Reprinted: FH#1 (COL), KSP#74 (B&W)

591. 23 September 1951 - Stony Keefer

- Reprinted: KSP#74 (B&W)

592. 30 September 1951 - Roamin Umpire

- Reprinted: KSP#75 (B&W)

593. 7 October 1951 - The Suicide Town aka The Town That Committed Suicide

- Reprinted: KSP#75 (B&W)

594. 14 October 1951 - Tiny Buttrix

- Reprinted: KSP#75 (B&W)

595. 21 October 1951 - A Guide to Clean Living

- Reprinted: KSP#75 (B&W)

596. 28 October 1951 - A Perfect Crime Plot aka The Plot of the Perfect Crime

- Reprinted: FH#1 (COL), KSP#76 (B&W)

597. 4 November 1951 - Claymore Castle's Curse aka The Curse of Claymore Castle

- Reprinted: FH#1 (COL), KSP#76 (B&W)

598. 11 November 1951 - Vote for Scallion

- Reprinted: KSP#76 (B&W)

599. 18 November 1951 - Baleful Buddah (This is a refried version of 316)

- Reprinted: FH#2 (COL), KSP#76 (B&W)

600. 25 November 1951 - The League of Liars aka I Hate The Spirit Because

- Reprinted: FH#3 (COL), KSP#77 (B&W)

601. 2 December 1951 - The Man From Mars

- Reprinted: KSP#77 (B&W)

602. 9 December 1951 - The Balloons

- Reprinted: KSP#77 (B&W)

603. 16 December 1951 - The Spirit Gets Older

- Reprinted: KSP#77 (B&W)

604. 23 December 1951 - Joe Fix aka The Christmas Spirit of 1951: Joe Fix

- Reprinted: KSP#78 (B&W), The Christmas Spirit (COL)

605. 30 December 1951 - Joshua Blows His Horn aka The New Year's Spirit of 1951/52: Joshua Blows His Horn

- Reprinted: KSP#78 (B&W)

606. 6 January 1952 - Fabian Skimp

- Reprinted: KSP#78 (B&W)

607. 13 January 1952 - Design for Doomsday

- Reprinted: FH#4 (COL), KSP#78 (B&W)

608. 20 January 1952 - A Witness to Murder

- Reprinted: KSP#79 (B&W)

609. 27 January 1952 - The First Man on Mars aka The Amazing Affair of the First Man on Mars

- Reprinted: FH#2 (COL), KSP#79 (B&W)

610. 3 February 1952 - A Man Named Nero

- Reprinted: FH#3 (COL), KSP#79 (B&W)

611. 10 February 1952 - The Snow Fort Massacre

- Reprinted: KSP#79 (B&W)

612. 17 February 1952 - Leap Year

- Reprinted: KSP#80 (B&W)

613. 24 February 1952 - It Kills By Dark

- Reprinted: FH#3 (COL), KSP#80 (B&W)

614. 2 March 1952 - The Miami Beach Rumble

- Reprinted: KSP#80 (B&W)

615. 9 March 1952 - A Walking Corpse aka The Syndicate Strikes Again (This is a partial refry of 471 - or a continuation of it, perhaps - or an alternative version of it)

- Reprinted: FH#3 (COL), KSP#80 (B&W)

616. 16 March 1952 - Dolan Walks a Beat (this is a refried version of 464)

- Reprinted: KSP#81 (B&W)

617. 23 March 1952 - Staple Springs

- Reprinted: KSP#81 (B&W)

618. 30 March 1952 - Water (this is a refried version of 514)

- Reprinted: KSP#81 (B&W)

619. 6 April 1952 - Links Robbery (this is a refried version of 520)

- Reprinted: KSP#81 (B&W)

620. 13 April 1952 - Ellen Dolan For Mayor (this is not so much a refry as a flashback to 546)

- Reprinted: KSP#82 (B&W)

621. 20 April 1952 - The Great Galactic Mystery

- Reprinted: FH#4 (COL), KSP#82 (B&W)

622. 27 April 1952 - A Different Face

- Reprinted: KSP#82 (B&W)

623. 4 May 1952 - L'Spirit

- Reprinted: KSP#82 (B&W)

624. 11 May 1952 - The Incident of the Sitting Duck

- Reprinted: KSP#83 (B&W)

625. 18 May 1952 - Assassins Incoporated

- Reprinted: KSP#83 (B&W)

626. 25 May 1952 - Assassins Incorporated, Part 2

- Reprinted: KSP#83 (B&W)

627. 1 June 1952 - Sammy Falls in Love

- Reprinted: KSP#83 (B&W)

628. 8 June 1952 - What Are You Really Like?

- Reprinted: KSP#84 (B&W)

629. 15 June 1952 - 500 Papers

- Reprinted: KSP#84 (B&W)

630. 22 June 1952 - The Golden Lilly

- Reprinted: KSP#84 (B&W)

631. 29 June 1952 - Rube Potter

- Reprinted: KSP#84 (B&W)

- Notes: This contains the first "Moon Report" on page 7

632. 6 July 1952 - The Ballad of Greenly Sleeve

- Reprinted: KSP#85 (B&W)

633. 13 July 1952 - Matt Slugg

- Reprinted: KSP#85 (B&W)

- Notes: Second "Moon Report" on page 7

634. 20 July 1952 - Marry The Spirit

- Reprinted: KSP#85 (B&W)

- Notes: Third "Moon Report" on page 7


Sections 635 through 645 (Outer Space): Scripts by Jules Feiffer and Will Eisner. Art by Wallace Wood, Will Eisner and Al Wenzel. Lettering by Sam Schwartz, Ben Oda or ?. Colouring by Wallace Wood and/or Chris Christiansen and/or other staff artist.


635. 27 July 1952 - Outer Space

- Reprinted: KSM#20 (B&W), Outer Space Spirit (B&W), KSP#85 (B&W)

- Notes: The KSM reprint is wrongly dated as 3 August 1952

636. 3 August 1952 - Mission... The Moon

- Reprinted: KSM#22 (B&W), Outer Space Spirit (B&W), KSP#86 (B&W)

637. 10 August 1952 - A DP On The Moon

- Reprinted: KSM#21 (B&W), Outer Space Spirit (B&W), KSP#86 (B&W)

638. 17 August 1952 - Heat on the Moon

- Reprinted: KSM#23 (B&W), Outer Space Spirit (B&W), KSP#86 (B&W)


Sections 639 through 645 - Four page stories


639. 24 August 1952 - Rescue [On the Moon]

- Reprinted: KSM#24 (B&W), Outer Space Spirit (B&W), KSP#86 (B&W)

640. 31 August 1952 - The Last Man

- Reprinted: KSM#25 (B&W), Outer Space Spirit (B&W), KSP#86 (B&W)

641. 7 September 1952 - The Man In The Moon

- Reprinted: KSM#26 (B&W), Outer Space Spirit (B&W), KSP#87 (B&W)

642. 14 September 1952 - The Amulet of Osiris (This is a refried version of 444)

- Reprinted: KSM#27 (B&W), Outer Space Spirit (B&W), KSP#87 (B&W)

- Notes: Produced at the last minute when it became obvious that the story planned for that week would not be completed in time. In fact, the story which should have been number 642 came in so late, it did not run until number 644, entirely out of continuity! Another planned piece, meant to run as Section 643, exists in the form of layouts and script, but was never pencilled or inked. Instead, portions of it were hastily incorporated into the rush job which became Section 643, itself another fill-in. The KSM reprint was in reduced form, with all 4 pages appearing on one.

643. 21 September 1952 - The Spirit Back On Earth

- Reprinted: KSM#27 (B&W), Outer Space Spirit (B&W), KSP#87 (B&W)

- Notes: This fill-in was run when the art for what should have been Section 642, already one week late, didn't come in. It should be read AFTER the late story, which was printed as 644. See Notes to 642 - the plot of this Section was meant to run for two episodes, but was squeezed into one at the last moment.

644. 28 September 1952 - Return From The Moon

- Reprinted: KSM#28 (B&W), Outer Space Spirit (B&W), KSP#87 (B&W)

- Notes: Read this story BEFORE Section 643, this was the tale originally intended as 642.

645. 5 October 1952 - Denny Colt, UFO Investigator

- Reprinted: KSM#28 (B&W), Outer Space Spirit (B&W), KSP#87 (B&W)

- Notes: This is the last story printed. Scripted layouts (with the lettering already inked) exist for one more Section and there are typescripts for two more beyond that. This "UFO" series was meant to continue where the "Outer Space" series left off.

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