The Spectre:
"A Missing Life"

11 pgs. Appeared first time in Solo #2 (2004).
Story: John Arcudi. Art: Richard Corben (no signature, © 2003). Color: Dave Stewart. Lettering: printed (Jack Morelli).

FRA FRA: as Le Spectre: "Une vie manquée", in Solo [FRA] #2 (2005).
ITA ITA: as Lo Spettro: "Una Vita Mancante", in Solo [ITA] #1 (2013).
SPA SPA: as El espectro: "La desaparecida", in Solo [SPA] #2 (2005).

Style: Black line, almost posterize full Colors. Genre: Crime/SF. Time Span: Present. Nudity: None.
Keywords: Missing Person. Detective. Ghosts. Hounting. Superhero. Passing Through.
Synopsis: A detective with a special, unnatural gift works with lost souls. On both sides.
Comment: Fresh story with genre blending knocking the border of cornyness, but survives excellent. Story fakes nowhere. The feeling of the story is close to John Constantine story "Hard Time", though now we are much more on the unnatural side.
Special: The cover art for the story appeared in The Spectre #54 (1997). The story itself was dated to be done in 2003!

Copyright © 2006 Heart-Attack-Series, Ink!,
Created: January 12, 2005. Modified: February 9, 2014.