Comic Book Shelf: The Spirit Vol. 1

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The Spirit Vol. has listed the recently released hardcover collection of Darwyn Cooke's version of The Spirit. You can rate, review and purchase the book simply by registering (for free).

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Also, the AVClub's Comics Panel takes a quick look at The Spirit Vol. 1 as a 'Comic of Note':

Will Eisner's weekly series The Spirit revolutionized comics storytelling in the '40s and '50s, pretty much ensuring that revivals by anyone but Eisner, who died in 2005, would look like a pale imitation. Well, almost anyone. Writer-artist Darwyn Cooke (The New Frontier) offers his own reverent-but-distinctive take on the masked crime-fighter in a new Spirit series; the first six issues and a one-shot Batman team-up are collected in The Spirit, Volume 1 (DC). Cooke's take is equally inspired by animation and film noir, and like Eisner, he uses each issue to deliver a story in a different tone than the one before. Sadly, this represents half of what will be Cooke's total output, as he's leaving the series with issue 12. But it still gets an... A-

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