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When police detective Jim Corrigan was seemingly murdered by the criminal Gat Menson, his spirit was mystically returned to his body and he became the ghostly guardian known as the Spectre. This hardcover edition reprints the original 1940s stories of the spirit of vengeance as he battled both ordinary criminals and supernatural menaces. Included in this volume are the Spe ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published April 1st 2003 by DC Comics
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Several Golden Age superheroes benefited greatly by their makeovers during the Silver Age era: The Flash and Green Lantern immediately come to mind. When The Spectre made a comeback in the late Sixties his appearance hadn't changed, but Gardner Fox & Murphy Anderson made the character a lot more multi-dimensional and palatable than his previous incarnation. Jim Corrigan now had a personality, where originally he was flat as a board with no sex appeal.

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Jerome "Jerry" Siegel, who also used pseudonyms including Joe Carter, Jerry Ess, and Herbert S. Fine, was the American co-creator of Superman (along with Joe Shuster), the first of the great comic book superheroes and one of the most recognizable icons of the 20th century.
He and Shuster were inducted into the comic book industry's Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 1992 and the Jack Kirby Hall
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