'The Spirit Special' #1
DC Acts on Retailers' Suggestions
Published: 10/14/2008 04:30pm
DC Comics is rush soliciting The Spirit Special #1, a 32-page, full color collection of four classic Will Eisner stories intended to introduce modern readers to Eisner’s timeless creation, which is the subject of the Frank Miller movie debuting on Christmas Day. The Spirit Special #1 (cover price $2.99) ships to retail on November 19th and has a final order cutoff date of October 30th.
DC’s Vice President of Sales Bob Wayne noted that DC was “pleased to offer this Special based on suggestions made at the Diamond Retailer Summit in
The Spirit Special #1 features a cover and four great stories by Will Eisner including “Sign of the Octopus” from 1947, “Black Alley” from 1949, plus “Sand Seref” and “Bring in Sand Seref “from 1950.
Of course DC has a number of bound volumes of The Spirit available for those who become interested in the character because of the movie or The Spirit Special #1. The Spirit Archives are deluxe, meticulously produced hardcovers priced at $49.99, but DC also has a wonderful The Best of The Spirit Collection of 22 vintage Eisner stories for $14.95 and two volumes of the new Spirit series by Darwyn Cooke available in hardcover for $24.99.
|SDCC Perfect, Demise Inevitable?|
|Confessions of a Comic Book Guy--The Super Bowl of Marketing|
|Top 10 'M:TG--Magic 2015' Cards Before and After the Prerelease|
|Rolling for Initiative--The Power of the Package|
|comiXology is Making DRM Optional... After Making it Irrelevant|
|Police Summoned to Archie Booth
Nancy Silberkleit Escorted AwayPolice were engaged in discussion with Archie Co-CEO Nancy Silberkleit.