Spectre (DC)(Earth-22 - Kingdom Come)
Real Name: Jim Corrigan
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The Spectre takes Norman McCay through the events of a possible future, his aim to determine who is responsible for an impending apocalyptic event. However, his "faculties are not what they once were," and he needs a human perspective to properly judge events. In conversation with McCay, Deadman mentions that Spectre had become further and further removed from humanity over time; and, aside from his cloak, he is also naked (an attitude similar to that of Doctor Manhattan from the classic graphic novel Watchmen). The Spectre is convinced by McCay to try to see things through the perspective of his human host, and, as Jim Corrigan, he can be seen in the congregation of McCay's church at the end of the story, as well as at the Planet Krypton restaurant, visibly upset the dish named after him, "the Spectre Platter", is a mild concoction of spinach and cottage cheese.
Prior to Infinite Crisis, the Kingdom Come world was unofficially referred to as "Earth-96". It has now, however, been given an official name of Earth-22.
First Appearance: Kingdom Come (1996) #1
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#41 Kingdom Come (1996)
- 'Another Fine Mess'
- 'Strange Visitor'#2
- 'Truth And Justice'#3
- 'Up In The Sky'#4
- 'Never-Ending Battle'
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