- Series: Showcase Presents (Unnumbered Paperback)
- Paperback: 624 pages
- Publisher: DC Comics (May 1, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1401234178
- ISBN-13: 978-1401234171
- Product Dimensions: 6.7 x 1.7 x 10.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (17 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #819,263 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Showcase Presents: The Spectre Vol. 1 (Showcase Presents (Unnumbered Paperback)) Paperback – May 1, 2012
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Top Customer Reviews
This book also reprints a second 70s version of the Spectre. This is the first time I ever read these stories. The new version employed a simple theme printed at the beginning of each story - Jim Corrigan is a dead man that turns into the Spectre who wrecks a horrible vengeance against evil person. I find the new version as an infinitely better twist on the character. Rather than a battle with hard to imagine powers, the Spectre was a simple hunt and destroy character. The "destroy" made the stories because they were always shocking. I give some examples, but instead trust me and I won't print any spoilers. It may sounds corny, but it really worked along with some interesting side character development. This includes a reporter who starts to investigate these shocking stories of how a man died. (This is similar to Kojak, the Night Stalker except done 10 times better). And then, a lovely lady who both discovers Jim Corrigan turns into the Spectre and falls in love with him.
If you are intrigued, I think you will find the book a great collection of a truly unique DC character.
the Ghostly Guardians appearances in "Weird Adventure Comics"
Only fault is that the back up features of Hourman and others in THe Spectre comic were not included.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
My absolute favorite comic book character. A person given the power to see the truth and hand out justice as he see's fit.Published on August 30, 2014 by frogzilla
Appropriately enough, perhaps, I can only describe my experience of reading this volume as weird. It seems that until Ostrander and Mandrake took over the character, nobody had a... Read morePublished on July 20, 2014 by Alan
Beware that the punishments can fit the sins. Specter is as good today as when created in the golden age of comics. Read morePublished on July 6, 2013 by Lester R Wiley
The only thing about these Showcase books is that they are not in color. I would be willing to be pay more for a color paperback. I really enjoy reading these DC Showcase edition!Published on December 19, 2012 by Tom Servo and Crow
This book features stories of The Spectre starting with his re-debut in the 1960s in the "Showcase" one-shot series by DC Comics, in addition to is stories in "The Brave and the... Read morePublished on December 13, 2012 by Kristopher Wagner
Very Good Stories.
Very Good Artwork.
Very Good Price.
This would be good for the long time comic lover or the new comer. Read more