The Phantom

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The Phantom

The Complete Newspaper Dailies, Volume 5: 1943-1944

By Lee Falk; Wilson McCoy; Ed Rhoades (Foreword by)

Hermes Press, Hardcover, 9781613450307, 272pp.

Publication Date: April 2, 2013

The first and original masked hero to ever grace the pages of comic strips and comic books returns with the next in Hermes Press' complete reprint of "The Phantom." 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 Ray Moore. This volume presents five complete continuities: "Bent Beak Border," "The Phantom's Engagement," "High Seas Hijacker," "The Spy Gang," and "The Crooner."