Issue 1579 - Special, 2010

$8.00

100 pages.

Mint condition.

5 story Special:
"The Delta Pirates" 1977 - story by Lee Falk and art by Sy Barry.
"The Blue Giant" 1976 - complete story by Lee Falk and art by Sy Barry.
"Tale of Devil" 1951/1952 - complete story by Lee Falk and art by Wilson McCoy.
"The Normal Life" 1974 - complete story by Lee Falk and art by Sy Barry.
"The Jungle Tourneys" 1956 - complete story by Lee Falk and art by Wilson McCoy.

Story : 

Back to the glory days in this 100-page edition with a fascinating compilation of Lee Falk stories spanning the years 1951—1977.

The majority have been out of print around 18 years!

That makes them all the more interesting, but the real fascination with these Phantom adventures centres on the widely different themes.

Tale of Devil, for instance could be regarded as a simple and slightly soapy yarn, but there is far more to it than that simplified description.

Lee set out to establish the often misunderstood rapport that develops between a well trained and loved animal and its master/mistress.

Artist Wilson McCoy fully understood the message he wanted to deliver and produced one of his best animal character studies.

The Jungle Tourneys, also illustrated by McCoy, stresses points about the importance of trust and loyalty between people of all races and creeds.

Sy Barry’s artwork in The Normal Life was generated at a time when street gangs were rife in the United States and public violence just as widespread ... 


Collectible!

Introductory Offer - while stocks last

For all orders over $15.00 we include "Best Wishes" from the Phantom!
(ie. your total order, not $15.00 of this particular Issue).
Size: 18.5 cm wide x 25.2 cm high.

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