Hunted by the bounty killers, Zagor, Chico and the two escaped convicts cross a burning desert to reach the secluded ghost town in which Jess hid the loot from a robbery carried out in the past. However, the only one to arrive is the latter, who leaves Zagor and Chico to die in the desert. But its not that easy to kill the Spirit with the Hatchet
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The cover story ends on page 56. The story entitled La belva di Wallock (by M. Toninelli and M. Pepe) begins on page 57 and continues in the following two issues.