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DC Comics has held onto the rights to The Spirit Archives, it has been confirmed. The publisher recently lost its licence to release new material featuring various pulp heroes including The Spirit, but may continue collecting past stories about the Will Eisner creation. Denis Kitchen, an agent for the Eisner estate, told The Beat that DC will hold the rights to reprint existing material for "the foreseeable future" but hinted this could change. "There is a contractual formula I can't divulge under which the rights would revert. When that might apply (more) »


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