The Spectre is a supernatural being of near-unlimited might whose mission is to unleash the vengeance of God upon evil men. He is bound to souls of deceased humans, his power and personality varies depending upon the anima he occupies. The Spectre has been bound to many hosts during the modern ages, his most popular and most reoccurring host being that of Jim Corrigan.
Jim Corrigan was a Police Detective murdered by gangsters. Instead of his soul passing through to heaven, he became the latest person to be bonded with The Spectre, God's powerful spirit of vengeance. Though they are bonded, they remain separate entities and often come into conflict with each other.
Madame Xanadu focuses her occult sensitivity through her Tarot cards. Her actual powers in terms of matters of the soul are somewhat limited - she is only allowed to advise.
She lived a tragic life, diagnosed with terminal AIDS, she was targeted by a serial killer. She was the friend and spiritual anchor of Jim Corrigan while he was the Spectre.
A middle aged detective in New York City who fell in love with the doomed Amy Beitermann at the same time as Jim Corrigan. After Amy's death he and Jim became comrades.
Ted James was a business man, unfaithfully married to Amy Beitermann. He contracted AIDS and passed it onto her.
Clarice Winston was the fiancee of Jim Corrigan before he became the Spectre in the 1930's.
Louis Snipe was a two-bit snitch who was involved in the murder of Jim Corrigan.
Gat Benson was the leader of a mob. He had many run ins with Jim Corrigan and ultimately killed him, turning him into the Spectre.
Jacquline is the twin sister of Judith and she was the wilder one of the pair. As a result in an argument Judith killed her sister.
William Martindale is a wealthy business man in Manhattan.
Judith Connelly is the twin sister of Jacquelin Connelly.
One-time girlfriend/receptionist of Jim Corrigan, the Spectre. She was later revealed to be a magical construct that Madame Xanadu created using part of her own life energy.
Sally Hendrickson is a young woman in her 30's who was stabbed to death by the Reaver.
The Reaver is a serial killer who contracted the AIDS virus and became enraged against woman and killed all he could find with the AIDS virus.
Jebediah Corrigan is the father of Jim Corrigan also known as the Spectre.
Waylon Grant was the partner of Jim Corrigan before he was killed by Gats Benson.
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