The Phantom Feature Publications 1 To the best of my knowledge, there has been only one series of Phantom comics produced in New Zealand. Commencing in October , Feature Publications of Wellington published a series of Phantom comics that reprinted the daily and Sunday newspaper strips in black and white. These unusual comics can be easily identified by the "FP" logo on the front cover. They were different in several respects to the Australian Phantom comics published by Frew: The colour covers depicted the Phantom in a yellow-brown coloured costume, as opposed to the traditional purple.
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The Phantom is a comic strip created by Lee Falk also creator of Mandrake the Magician , recounting the adventures of a costumed crime-fighter called the Phantom. The series began with a daily newspaper strip on February 17, [[, which was joined by a color Sunday strip in May of ; both are still running as of and are read by millions of people every day. The Phantom is also successfully published in comic books throughout the world, by several different publishers. The Phantom is credited as being the first "costumed superhero", i. Previous fictional crime fighters, such as Zorro and Doc Savage , were not designed especially for newspaper comics.
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