On his Facebook page, Dan Didio was asked “Are the Spirit, Doc Savage and the Avenger still at DC? Will we see them again?” only to respond with, “Sorry to say but none of these characters are still at DC but here’s hoping that another publisher gets them back in print soon.”
Calling Dynamite! You can add to your list of pulp heroes currently under your wing.
That Doc Savage and the Avenger have slipped through DC’s grasp isn’t the biggest surprise, necessarily; they were barely with the company, outside of First Wave, a short-lived ongoing series and a reprint book or two. Losing The Spirit, though… That feels like a bigger deal. Is that only for new material, or does it mean that the publisher’s 25 volume Spirit Archives series will never see print again as a casualty of this as well…?