Just for fun…
The Spectre hasn’t really been seen much of late but he’s making a big splashy return 6/26 in Detective Comics #1006 — by Peter Tomasi, Kyle Hotz and crew:
Anyway, this got me to thinking, as these things do, that I’ve rarely featured the Spirit of Vengeance in these parts, so it seemed only appropriate to rectify that with a 13 COVERS selection.
As you’ll see, the gallery is dominated by the Silver and Bronze Ages, because, hey, why not? But there are some Golden and Modern Age choices too.
Gotta tell you, I could have kept going. The Spectre may not be an A-Lister, but dammit if he doesn’t lend himself to some great covers.
One last thing: I focused on Jim Corrigan because I’m an OG kind of guy. But also because I never bought the Hal Jordan angle and Crispus Allen — who’s one of the great DC characters of the last 20 years — should never have been turned into a superhero. (Gotham Central is priceless.)
So dig these 13 COVERS — led by the one that for my money is the best Spectre cover ever:
Cover images and credits from the super Grand Comics Database.