The Spectre Vol. 1
By Various; (Illustrator)
(DC Comics, Paperback, 9781401234171, 624pp.)
Publication Date: May 1, 2012
Originally written by Jerry Siegel, co-creator of Superman, in the 1940s, The Spectre is a ghost-like hero who was originallyPolice Detective Jim Corrigan. When Corrigan was killed in the line of duty, his soul was given a mission by a mysterious"voice" - to avenge evil in the world.
This volume collects The Spectre's Silver Age adventures from the 1960s and 70s, during which his thirst for vengeance resultedin some rather grisly stories. These stories include artwork by Neal Adams, Jim Aparo and many others, as well as appearancesby Batman, the Justice League of America and others.