Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 10 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|When DC Comics began publishing another "Spirit" series in 2007, who originally penned the worthy tome?||The Immortal Spirit
Darwyn Cooke. Darwyn Cooke previously worked in advertising before returning to comics. He did a run writing for DC's "Catwoman" and also worked on Marvel's series "Wolverine/Doop".
Twelve years. The Spirit helped eradicate crime in Central City from 1940 to 1952. Will Eisner worked on "The Spirit" nearly that entire time, taking time off from 1942 to 1945 to serve in World War Two.
Blue. As the Spirit, Denny Colt wore a blue domino mask, blue fedora and a blue suit. It was largely the same outfit that Denny wore on his first appearance in 1940.
Dr. Cobra. With a name like Doctor Cobra, it is probably required that you be a villain! Cobra tackled detective Denny Colt, causing him to fire blindly and be splashed with a strange liquid that put him in a state of suspended animation.
Under Wildwood Cemetery. When he was thought dead, Denny Colt was buried in Wildwood Cemetery, and chose to stay there as the Spirit. It's very handy, considering that Denny is thought dead by the world at large.
Ebony White. Ebony White was an African-American driver whose appearance was reminiscent of the old blackface shows. Eisner was criticized for this, although he also added some non-stereotypical African-American characters into his comic.
The Octopus. The Octopus was a criminal mastermind who was never seen. Zitzbath Zark was his real name, and he was characterized by wearing his white gloves.
Commissioner Dolan. Dolan is the mostly-bald police commissioner of Central City. He is the Spirit's liasion with the police force, and one of his friends as well. His daughter, Ellen, was The Spirit's love interest.
Denny Colt. Denny Colt was a rookie detective who was thought killed in The Spirit's first story. Actually in suspended animation, he assumed the Spirit persona after he woke up.