The critically acclaimed, best selling complete
reprint of The Phantom continues!
Referred to by comic strip historian Maurice Horn
as the "granddaddy of all costumed superheroes," The Phantom
was created in 1936 by Lee Falk with artwork by Wilson McCoy. The strip hit the
funny pages of newspapers well before the Dark Knight or Superman made their
first appearances and has been acknowledged as an influence on every
"masked man of mystery" since. The Phantom set the standard
for action, adventure, intrigue, and romance in adventure comic strips and comic
books - it has frequently been copied but never
this volume are six complete continuities, reprinted for the first time in their
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from this issue are taken directly from King Feature's proofs. Included in the
volume is a comprehensive essay and documentary materials.